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Published: 29 July 2008

It's a small world, Supercar Valley. Former Lambo man Horacio Pagani upped sticks and set up his own Modenese business, using composites experience garnered on his watch at Sant'Agata to showcase his own effort at the 1999 Geneva motor show. And what an effort it was. The C12 was an epic supercar worthy of the badge – and was a rare instance of a first-timer hitting the bullseye from the off

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make and model

Year

Price

Engine

0-60mph

Top speed

Pagani Zonda

2003

£350,000

7291cc V12, 543bhp, 370lb ft

3.7sec

220mph

Pagani Zonda supercar

For 

 Massive 7.3-litre AMG V12 is tractable and docile 

Against 

 Don't bin it: a rear carbon clamshell is £40,000

Verdict 

 A new name is added to the big three in Supercar Valley

 

Argentine ex-Lamborghini man Horacio Pagani gave his Zonda the shock-and-awe the Countach had but the Diablo couldn't muster. Huge price and power, baroque styling and hand-built in tiny numbers: it's a proper supercar

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By Tim Pollard

Editorial director of CAR's digital publishing arm. Motoring news magnet

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