AC 378 GT Zagato
|Engine||6.2 L V8|
|Kerb weight||1,465 kg (3,230 lb)|
The AC 378 GT Zagato is a sports car designed by the Italian design company Zagato and built in South Africa by Hi-Tech Automotive. It was unveiled at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show.The design of the 378 GT was previewed in 2009 as the Perana Z-One, and is now badged as an AC Cars product. Sales are expected to commence by the end of 2012. for a price of £90,000.
The car is powered by a 437 bhp (326 kW; 443 PS) 6.2 L V8 GM sourced engine found in the Chevrolet Camaro. The space frame chassis incorporated steel tubes, and supported a lightweight fibreglass body, Weighing 1,465 kg (3,230 lb), the company predicts a 0-60 mph acceleration time of under four seconds and a top speed around 185 mph.
The car does not feature any electronic driver aids such as ABS or traction control. The “378” part of the name reflected the cubic inch capacity of the engine.