Pagani Automobili S.p.A or famously called as Pagani is an automobile manufacturer based in Modena, Italy and is a maker and marketer of carbon fibre and sports cars. It was discovered in 1992 by Horacio Pagani, an Argentinian car maker and is now currently headquartered in San Cesario sul Panaro.
Mr. Horacio Pagani is actually the former manager of Lamborghini’s composite companies and then later on, he founded the Pagani Composite Research in 1988. This company helped Lamborghini with its long list of projects including the Lamborghini LM002, the Diablo, the reconstruction of the 25th Anniversary Countach, and the P140 design.
Related Other Italian Automobile Technology Complete list of all Abarth car models
Due to the consistent public demand on Pagani’s designs, he then opened the Modena Design in 1991 to get in touch with the clients who long for his design and prototyping services. The success grew bigger and bigger throughout the years until the company announced the increase of their production in 2005. They successfully entered the US market in 2007.
The company’s first ever car, the Zonda, is being run by a V-13 DOHC engine which is initially produced by Mercedes-Benz’s AMG subsidiary. The design of the car, which attracted sports cars enthusiasts, is actually from the design of jet fighters and the Silver Arrow Group C cars of Mercedes.
It currently has three variants – the Zonda, Zonda F, and the Zonda F Clubsport.
Another famous Pagani sports car is the Pagani Huayra which was first introduced on the internet with pictures. This car is named after the Incan god of wind, Huayra. With the famous streak of the company, it is expected that they will producing 40 units of this car and sell it at a very high price of £1,000,000.
Image source: wikipedia.org
The engine boasts the M158 twin-turbo V12 coming from the AMG division which produced a very high 720 horsepower. The main body of the Huayra is actually made from carbotanium, which is a mix of titanium and carbon fiber, ensuring very lightweight mechanism but very durable as well.
Full List of Pagani Car Models
By DomiD19 – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17599339
A favorite among car collectors, the Pagani Zonda Tricolore is one hot number!
A sports car that symbolizes the best in automobile speed and power, the Pagani Zonda Tricolore was actually seen as one of the best cars during its reveal in the 1999 Geneva Motor Show. Through the years, the Pagani Zonda Tricolore continues to improve while still maintaining its core standards! And a standard it attests to is its construction – the car continues to be built solely on carbon fibre!
It is also a rare car. With 140 cars manufactured since its release, how lucky you are if you get to see (or even drive) one out in the open!
By The Car Spy – Pagani Zonda R, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18041126
The Pagani Zonda is a sports car designed and manufactured by Italian sports car maker, Pagani. It has three editions including the Zonda 764 Passione, Zonda 760LH, and the Zonda 760RS. During the second quarter of 2009, the company announced that they have sold 135 units of the Zonda worldwide.
By Ben – The blue one, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=66458879
- Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster
- Pagani Zonda C12
- Pagani Zonda F
- Pagani Zonda Revolucion
- Pagani Zonda S 7.3
- Pagani Zonda GJ
- Pagani Zonda PS
- Pagani Zonda Roadster
- Pagani Zonda Roadster F
- Pagani Zonda Uno
Video of Pagani Car Models
Photos of Pagani’s Different Types of Cars
(Photos Courtesy of https://www.pagani.com/)
Other Pagani Car Brand Resources:
Swipe to see other trivia