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(from Ascari Press
Release) The KZ1 was originally conceived following on
from the successes of Team Ascari. The idea was proposed for a
road-going sports car based on racing technology. In the spring of
2000, that concept began to take shape in the form of the prototype
KZ1. Now completed, the Ascari KZ1 has been transformed from a dream
to a production reality.
The pleasure begins as you unlock the door and step inside. You'll
find an elegant combination of interior materials, including
leather, alcantara and brushed aluminium.
Press the 'Start' button and the powerful 5.0 litre V8 engine
eagerly springs into life.
Inspired by the achievements of Alberto Ascari, the first double
world champion in the history of Formula One, the Ascari KZ1 gives
unparalleled performance and driveability in one of the world's most
A carbon fibre monocoque structure gives lightness and strength to
the sleek mid-engined design, resulting in an aerodynamic drag
coefficient (CD) ratio of a mere 0.35.
The normally aspirated 5 litre V8, 32 valve engine gives an
effortless 500 brake horse power through a six speed manual gearbox
to the rear wheels.
Beautifully designed, hand-crafted and built to exceptional
standards, the exclusivity of the Ascari KZ1 is assured by the
creation of only 50 cars.
The opulent sporting interior cossets the driver in fully adjustable
leather sports seats which give great lateral support during dynamic
Uniquely designed polished aluminium controls sit on a leather
trimmed dashboard with central 'Start' button emphasising our
Climate controlled air conditioning keeps the generous interior
space cool no matter how hot the driving experience.
Subtle back-lighting of the fascia gauges and controls set a relaxed
mood whilst conveying all the vital information accurately at all
times. Electric windows and door mirrors, CD player and remote
central locking with Thatcham category 1 alarm and immobiliser
complete the specification.
Interior colour schemes match the exterior paint options and are
entirely at the owners discretion, with all colour combinations
offered for the ultimate in creating a bespoke supercar.