Ascari supercars | CAR Magazine

Ascari supercars

Published: 28 July 2008 Updated: 26 January 2015

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





Top speed

Ascari KZ-1



 4941cc V8, 500bhp, 406lb ft

3.7 sec

200 mph 

Ascari KZ-1 supercar


 Uber exclusive – only 50 will ever be made


 No real heritage


 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