The Zonda S.: The First Pagani Super Car

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A supercar is one of the highest levels of street legal cars. They use carbon fiber to be light and high powered engines for speed. Some have different body styles like coupes, roadsters and spiders. Supercars are fairly recent and some are being designed today. Many supercars hold different records that prove the company 's success. One of the fastest brand of cars, Koenigsegg, was founded by Christian von Koenigsegg in 1994. Christian and his small team started working on the prototype the Koenigsegg CC. The CC was completed in 1996. It had a unique body shape made of carbon fiber. The CC has a detachable roof that weighs at around twenty pounds. The CC was brought to the cannes film festival in 1997. The reaction to the car was overwhelming…show more content…
The first Pagani supercar was created in Italy, 1999. The car was the Zonda C12. The C12 is a 2 door all wheel drive that is mostly made of carbon fiber. It has a V12 mercedes engine with a top speed of 198 mph and 389 hp. It was not made the best and it was only a prototype for the Zonda S. The Zonda S was created in 2002. It had a larger V12 engine with a top speed of 208 mph and 540 hp. It had a new and better aerodynamic shape and a 0-60 mph in 3.7 seconds. It was also the first car to have the flamethrower exhaust. The flamethrower is four different exhaust pipes in a tight square. Cars with powerful engines like supercars will sometimes shoot fire out of the exhaust. The placement of the exhaust on Pagani causes (when in slow motion) the fire to look like it 's coming out of a flamethrower. This exhaust was also added to the Zonda R. The R was a used in auto races more often than not. It has a V12 engine with a top speed of 217 mph and 740hp. The first one was finished in 2007. Only 15 were made. It holds the fastest lap record at Nurburgring at 6 minutes 47.48 seconds. It is mostly made of carbon fiber and it has a roll cage. It has a selling price of 2.8 million…show more content…
A few bugattis were created before the newest Bugatti Vision was created. They created it in 2015. It has a W16 engine with a top speed 246 mph. The project was built of the game Gran Turismo 6. Their goal was to make it as close to the game as possible. The job was well done and once it was finished they were proud. It has air intakes to cool the brakes and headlights to make it look virtual. It has a carbon fiber frame and a roll cage. In Abu Dhabi W motors created the Lykan Hypersport. The hypersport has a 0-60 mph in 2.8 seconds and a top speed of 239 mph. The Lykan was created in 2013. It has 15 carat diamonds in the headlights. There is 5 different diamonds to change the color of the light. It has been added to asphalt 8, Real Racing 2 and the building jump in Furious 7. It is a 3.4 million dollar car and is currently the 4th most expensive car in the world. It is very luxurious on the outside and inside and according to Furious 7 it is a great car for jumping between skyscrapers. Lamborghini was founded in Italy 1993 by Ferruccio Lamborghini. The first prototype for their supercars was Murcielago in 2002. The Murcielago was a great performing car and a successor for the

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