Limited edition cars named after F1 drivers - Part 2
#2 Ascari KZ1
Italian Motorsport legend Alberto Ascari was one of Formula One's first legends. Racing for Ferrari, Maserati and Lancia in his Formula One career, Ascari won 2 World Championships in 1952 and 1953.
Ascari Cars Ltd. was a British automobile manufacturer based in Banbury, England founded by Klaas Zwart. The Company was named in honour of Formula One's first Double World Champion - Alberto Ascari.
The Ascari KZ1 is a sports car made by Ascari Cars Ltd. The initials of the car is named so in honour of Ascari's Dutch owner Klaas Zwart.
The KZ1 was launched at the 2005 Autosport International and came with a price tag of with a price tag of £235,000. Only 50 cars were produced, making it one of the most exclusive sports cars produced.
The car featured a BMW S62 V8 engine producing 500 bhp. The car can accelerate from 0 -100 km/h in 3.7 seconds and has a top speed of 323 km/hPublished 21 Nov 2018, 10:31 IST