New V12-powered sedan heralds return of Lagonda brand.
Aston Martin has officially teased its new Lagonda super sedan, resurrecting the fabled nameplate for a "strictly limited series production." Built in the same facility that created the One-77 at Aston's Gaydon factory, the Lagonda will be available on an invitation-only basis to select customers in the Middle East. Styling cues come from the original 1976 Lagonda, and the car will ride on the automaker's ubiquitous VH platform dressed in carbon-fiber body panels.
While technical details have yet to be announced, power is expected to come from the 6.0-liter V12 featuring in the Vantage S, albeit dialed up to around 600 horsepower. Without specifying the car's price, Aston said "it will be commensurate with the car's exclusivity, quality and luxurious nature." Aston Martin Design Director Marek Reichman said: "The new model, like its exclusive siblings the One-77 and V12 Zagato, has been created as a piece of exceptional automotive art. It has been designed and developed entirely in keeping with the spirit and ethos of previous Lagonda super saloons – notably the William Towns Lagonda – and as a tribute to this car it proudly bears the Lagonda nameplate."