Ascari supercars

Published: 28 July 2008

Ascari is a newcomer to the supercar stable – and has a cosmopolitan flavour shot through its whole DNA. The company is owned by a Dutchman, the cars are built in England and they own their own race track in Spain. And the name? Its origin is Alberto Ascari, the first double F1 champion...





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make and model

Year

Price

Engine

0-60mph

Top speed

Ascari KZ-1

 2003

 £235,000

 4941cc V8, 500bhp, 406lb ft

3.7 sec

200 mph 

Ascari KZ-1 supercar

For 

 Uber exclusive – only 50 will ever be made

Against 

 No real heritage

Verdict 

 Save for the track-biased A10 version

 

Owned by a Dutchman, named after a long-deceased Italian racer, built in a shed in Banbury. At least it's got an M5 engine – but you'd get a Ferrari 430 Scuderia and an M5 for this money.

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By Ben Oliver

Contributing editor, watch connoisseur, purveyor of fine features

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