The GranTurismo platform was derived from Maserati M139 platform of Maserati Quattroporte V, with double-wishbone front and rear suspension. This model was the highest produced Aston Martin automobile ever, with more than 7,000 built before it was replaced by the DB9 in 2004. The C12's fabulous interior craftsmanship is visible through another Zagato-ism, the double-bubble glass roof. Spyker N.V. is a Dutch-based automobile company that produces high-end sports cars. Spyker say the move from manual gearboxes as seen in the Spyker C8 is as per customer request, and the new Aileron model will feature a ZF automatic gearbox similar to that of the C12 Zagato. The Lotus Exige is a British two-door, two-seat sports car made by Lotus Cars since 2000. And in spite of all its glitziness, the C12 Zagato weighs a mere 3300 pounds. The Milanese design house Zagato co-designed the model. The Spyker C12 Zagato is an all aluminium rear wheel drive sports car, based on the Spyker C12 Spyder. The C12 Zagato featured all-new design elements inspired by Formula 1. The Porsche Cayenne is a mid-size luxury crossover sport utility vehicle produced by the German manufacturer Porsche since 2002, with North American sales beginning in 2003. In an attempt to save Spyker from bankruptcy, Swedish Automobile in September 2011, announced the immediate sale of Spyker to American private equity and hedge fund North Street Capital for €32 million. Spyker. In 2011, the name was reduced from Giulia TZ to TZ in the new TZ3 model.  Braking is accomplished by steel ventilated discs and features anti-lock braking.   Reportedly, only one prototype was built before production was cancelled. Originally a more-hardcore coupé version of the Lotus Elise roadster, since the Series 3 the Exige has been the larger-engined model of the family - using a V6 engine in place of the Elise's straight 4 with convertible versions of both available. The C12 Zagato is an all-aluminium, mid-engine/rear-drive exotic luxury sportscar. Zagato is reported to have designed the full-leather cockpit with its brushed aluminum instrument panel. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. More to the point of any exotic is what lies beneath the sheetmetal: a VW-sourced 6.0-liter W-12 engine that sends its 493 horsepower and 450 pound-feet of torque to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission, the latter with F1-style paddles, of course. Since 2008, all engines have featured direct injection technology. Although the nomenclature suggests otherwise, the C12 Zagato is not based upon the C12 LaTurbie prototype. ft) from the specially-tuned W12 engine. The C12 is powered by the 6.0 liter, 12 cylinder, 500 bhp W12 engine from Volkswagen AG and accelerates from 0-100 km (0-60 mph) in 3.8 seconds. As such, it is intended as a more focused model to reach out to potential buyers of cars such as the Porsche 911 as well as the exotic sports and GT cars with which Aston Martins traditionally compete. Braking is accomplished by steel ventilated discs and features anti-lock braking. The Ferrari 575M Maranello is a two-seat, two-door, grand tourer manufactured by Italian automobile manufacturer Ferrari. The C12's more predatory front end is one of many F1-derived design details that Spyker incorporated into the C12 Zagato's swoopy body. The Spyker C12 La Turbie is a sports car produced by Dutch automaker Spyker Cars in 2006. The Bugatti Chiron is a mid-engine two-seater sports car developed and manufactured in Molsheim, France by French automobile manufacturer Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S.. The automatic five-speed gearbox features a torque-converter in lieu of a clutch.