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Horacio Pagani, an Italian born in Argentina, first directed the Department of composites Lamborghini before founding the company Pagani Composite Research in 1988.

This new company then worked for several projects Lamborghini, whose edition of the Countach for its 25th anniversary, the concept design of the P140 and Diablo. In the late 1980s, Pagani began designing his own car at the time known as the C8 Project. Pagani’s projects was to rename Fangio F1 at its output, to honor the five-time world champion Formula 1 Juan Manuel Fangio.

In 1991, the company creates Pagani Modena Design to meet the growing demand of the parent company for its designs, engines and prototypes. In 1992 he began building the prototype Fangio F1 and in 1993 the car was tested in the Dallara wind tunnel with convincing results. In 1994, Mercedes-Benz agrees to provide the firm with its V12 engine.

Pagani’s first model, the Zonda, is propelled by mid-mounted V-12 DOHC engines manufactured by Mercedes-Benz’s AMG division. The car’s design was inspired by jet fighters and the famous Sauber-Mercedes Silver Arrow Group C cars, and features several unique design elements, including its circular four pipe exhaust.

pagani logoThe Zonda production run includes 15 track-only Zonda R models of which 5 will be Revolucion models as well as several “limited edition” Zonda cars in following years.

The successor to the Zonda was the  Pagani Huayra. It is named Huayra after the Incan god of wind. Pagani expects to build no more than 40 each year and each will sell for £1,000,000. The engine is a M158 twin-turbo 6.0 Litre V12 from Mercedes’ AMG division producing 720 horsepower (537 kW) and 1,000 N·m (740 lb·ft) of torque.

The Huayra’s main body is made from carbotanium; a composition of carbon fiber and titanium, thus it is reasonably lightweight. The Huayra has been redesigned from the ground up, but shares many visual qualities with the outgoing Zonda. The top speed has gone up from the 220 mph (350 km/h) (set by the Zonda F Roadster) to 235 mph (378 km/h), and the 0–100 km/h time is 3.2 seconds. When the car was driven round the Top Gear test track by The Stig it set a lap time of 1:13.8, making it the fastest road car round the track.

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What does the Pagani logo mean?

The logo bears the complete name of its company and was designed in a more stylish way unlike other car logos. It completely presents prestige through its metallic badge. It shows an idea of being proud of its roots by having a large “P,” complete PAGANI name at the middle and an automobile Modena that says it all.

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Keeping the 12-Hole Engine Alive A day will come when the V12 is no more. It will be a sad changing of the guard and when that happens, electric cars will likely be plentiful. However, Horacio Pagani, founder of Pagani, said in an interview that he plans to keep building V12 supercars for a while. …

An Excercise in Excess If you like your hypercars over-the-top and amazing, then the Huayra Roadster BC is for you. We’ve reported on this car before. Now it’s officially here. The car is a $3.4 million machine with a crazy powerful engine and looks that will catch the eye of anyone. Pagani recently revealed the …

Technical Specs are Still Unknown It has been more than half a decade since Pagani revealed the Huayra, but the company continues to refine its creation with new models and improved aerodynamics, engines, and variants. The next expected version is the Huayra Roadster BC, and it should appear at Pebble Beach.  Pagani just teased the …

Beautiful Sights and Beautiful Sounds The Pagani Raduno is an annual gathering of Pagani cars, and this year it ended at the Monza circuit for a private track-day event. This meant there would Zondas and Huayras ripping around the famous racetrack, their owners challenging the cars and pushing them to their limits. It’s always nice …

The Dragon Looks Ferocious Pagani has a new Huayra in the works that is being called the Dragon. It’s a limited edition of the mid-engine hypercar that should put the Huayra BC in the rearview. The new car was recently spotted by the YouTuber 19Bozzy92 testing at a racetrack in Italy. The car is in …

The Most Extreme Huayra There were some spy shots and videos floating around the web of a new version of the Huayra from Pagani, but now there are some exclusive images of the upcoming car. The Pagani Huayra Dragon is the most advanced version of the car yet and has all of the features spied …

A New Zonda, or an Homage to it? The first Pagani Zonda is 20 years old this year. That means you can expect the company to do something special to celebrate its car. According to CarBuzz, the automaker told the publication that there’s something in the works for the Geneva Motor Show that’s less than …

Fast cars, elegant wallpapers.  Right. Perhaps the first one is slightly higher up on the list, but hey—both are nice to have. This daily wallpaper is taken by an anonymous friend of ours and the car highlighted here is no other than the ever-powerful Pagani Huayra BC. More: Pagani Cars | Watch the Pagani Huayra BC in Full …

Truly a work of art, the Pagani Huayra BC is powered by a 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12, which is masterpiece assembled in Mercedes-AMG’s Affalterbach facility.  There is more than 800 horsepower and more than 800 pound-feet of torque in this prototype, so it can also accelerate from standstill to 60 mph in three seconds flat. And with a carbon-fiber monocoque reinforced …

We present our Full HD wallpaper for desktop of Pagani Huayra BC in high resolution and quality, as well as an additional Full HD high quality wallpapers, which ideally suit for desktop not only of the big screens, but also on the screens of Android and iPhone devices as well. More: Pagani Cars | Watch the Pagani …

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The Italian super car manufacturer who relies on Mercedes Benz for their power plants, Pagani, has just unleashed an all new roadster version of the stunning Zonda R. The new Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster, as it is known, will be a very valuable commodity, limited to only 5 units priced at 1.3 million Euro each. …

Pagani Zonda R Pushed to the Limits! The Pagani Zonda R is certainly one of the most incredible cars. The Pagani Zonda R is the most extreme, track-focused Zonda. Everything about it is extreme. The way this supercar sounds, the way it looks, the way it captures attention everywhere it goes. It is the definition of extreme …

Amazing Pagani Huayra BC Supercar Action & Brutal Sounds Check out this brutal Pagani Huayra BC Supercar at Nürburgring Nordschleife. The brutal sound as it hits the Green Hell is the stuff of dreams. The Huayra BC is the most technologically advanced Huayra Coupé yet, introducing innovative technical solutions which will be applied in future Pagani …

Pagani Zonda F laps Nurburgring in 7m27s Watch in full the official Video of the Pagani Zonda R breaking the lap record at nurburgring for a production car. See Top 100 Nurburgring Track Times and more Nurburgring Attack Videos

Pagani ZONDA F Clubsport on the Nürburgring Nordschleife – FULL ONBOARD A Zonda F Clubsport covered the 12.8 miles and 73 corners of the Green Hell in 7:24.44. At the time it was a record, beating the previous production car lap record, held by a Porsche Carrera GT, by just two tenths of a second. As …

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