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2002 Pagani Zonda C12 S

2002 Pagani Zonda C12 S
2002 Pagani Zonda C12 S Specifications
Brakes F/R:ABS, vented disc/vented disc
Tires F-R:255/40 - 345/35 R18
Displacement cu in (cc):445 (7291)
Power bhp (kW) at RPM:555(408) / 5900
Torque lb-ft (Nm) at RPM:554(750) / 4050
Redline at RPM:7000
Length Width Height in:171.4 80.1 44.9
Weight lb (kg):2821 (1280)
Acceleration 0-62 mph s:3.7
Top Speed mph (km/h):n.a.
Fuel Economy EPA city/highway mpg (l/100 km):n.a.
Base Price: 2002 Pagani Zonda C12 S - $325,000 (last update: 5/1/2007)

Zonda C12 S - A Magnificent Dream Becomes a Shining Reality

The central carbon chassis is produced by implementing aeronautical methods and incorporates the Cr-Mo and composite roll bar.

The front sub-frame has a high impact absorbing capacity, ensuring an excellent degree of protection; passive safety is optimum in the event of a crash or rollover. The rear sub-frame is designed to support the load of the mechanics and of the sophisticated aluminium suspensions. In addition, the new Zonda C12 S 7.3 is equipped with ABS, Traction Control, adjustable suspensions with Ohlins shock absorbers, Brembo braking system, with 4 very generously sized self-ventilated discs, 18" OZ Racing alloy wheel rims and specifically designed Michelin Pilot Sport tires. The engineering in the construction of the Zonda is as innovative as its design concept, and is a statement about the philosophy that guides Haracio Pagani and his team: a search for visual and technical perfection in every detail, even the smallest and most insignificant.

The Pagani Automobili company and Modena Design, the partner in this project, hope that they have reached their goal: the final word in the matter is left to the fortunate owners who are the real fans and connoisseurs of this category.

Interior Finish

Originality and functionality are the dominant themes of the Zonda C12 S, underlined by the generous use of leather, carbon, satin finish aluminium and other precious materials. The made to measure carbon seats are upholstered in leather and nabuk, the dashboard is of satin-finish aluminium, the instrumentation grouped underneath an extremely original eyelid design, the finely machined aluminium foot pedals ... are all features of distinctive originality and comfort. Rear visibility has improved, thanks to the bonnet profile, which is now lower. The interior finish is completed with a stereo, multi-loading CD changer, satellite navigator and air conditioner.

Road Performance

The dynamic characteristics, which can always be exploited in every condition, combine to make the Zonda C12 S a real "object of pleasure".

The silent running Mercedes engine, the luminous dome roof, the excellent soundproofing and the virtual total absence of vibrations (the result of careful design) offer incredible comfort.

To the real car enthusiast the Zonda C12 S presents itself as a reactive car in every condition, free from roll and pitch effects and with extremely precise steering.

The road holding capacity is good and safe: not only thanks to the excellent suspensions and the very rigid chassis, but also to the high aerodynamic efficiency of the bodywork which offers an overall negative lift equal to 1102 lb at a speed of 186 mph.

The Zonda is capable of being placid and comfortable in normal driving conditions, or becomes a racing car unleashing the "beast" that Zonda harbors inside.

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