The Zonda roadster still evokes thrilling emotions. It was launched in 2003 in a limited run of 40 units.
The central monocoque structure is made entirely of carbon fiber that allows optimum structural rigidity in terms of torsional and bending strength.
The owners of the Zonda Roadster are able to personalize each detail according to their taste. Customers can choose the aluminium and carbon fibre finishes, and interior materials.
The heart of Zonda roadster is a Mercedes-Benz M 120 7.3 AMG; 12 cylinder engine. The open-top supercar boasts 555 hp. The vehicle accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.7 sec.
Engine Mercedes-Benz M 120 7.3 AMG; 12 cylinder V 60°, displacement 7291 cc
Max. power (kW) hp/rpm: (408) 555/5900
Max. torque Nm/rpm: 750/4050
Transmission Longitudinal mid engine; rear wheel drive with self-locking differential; TCS standard
Clutch Twin plate clutch
Gearbox Mechanical 6 speed (+ reverse)
Brakes 4 ventilated Brembo disks: front 355 four piston caliper rear 335 four piston caliper; hydraulic power brake; ABS standard
Steering TRW rack and pinion power assisted
Wheels 19" Fomb APP forged in aluminium
Tyres Michelin Pilot Sport: front 255/35/19 rear 345/30/19
Suspensions 4 independent wheels with double A-arm; helical springs and Ohlins adjustable; hydraulic dampers; anti-roll bar; aluminium alloy suspension arms
Structure Central carbon fiber chassis; front and rear Cr Mo steel space frames; carbon fiber "MD system" bodywork panels
Roof Removable, in carbon fiber and cloth; weight 5 kg
Dimensions Length 4395 mm; width 2055 mm; height 1151 mm; wheelbase 2730 mm; dry weight 1280 kg
Performances Acceleration 0-100 km/h 3.7 sec.; weight to power ratio 2.30 kg/hp
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