In Linkage 003, the Spring 2021 issue, Massimo Delbò introduced us all to the ultra-exclusive IsoRivolta GT Zagato. A svelte and ultra-exclusive coupe designed as a modern interpretation of the 1960s Iso Grifo A3/C competition car.
For those that have since pored over photos of the modern Iso, studying each curve and feeling defeated when reading that only 19 would be produced worldwide, you have a second chance to procure the Zagato masterpiece. Mecum has announced a 2021 IsoRivolta GT Zagato as one of its main attractions at the upcoming Kissimmee 2022 sale running from January 6 to 16.
Finished in beautiful Le Mans Red tri-coat metallic paint, the GTZ crossing the block in Kissimmee is the first and only GTZ to be imported and registered in the United States, and has only amassed 169 miles. Some of which were undoubtedly added during Monterey Car Week 2021, where this car won its class at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering.
Under that red sheen is a composite body penned by Norihiko Harada, Zagato’s Chief Stylist, and built in-house, around the mechanicals from a Corvette Z06. Mecum states the car only weighs 2,645 pounds. Combine that miniscule mass with the 660 horsepower from the supercharged LT4 V8 engine and speed will certainly be in the new owner’s future. With carbon ceramic discs at each corner, stopping will be no problem either.
Inside, the heated and ventilated seats are wrapped in charcoal Italian leather with contrasting red stitching. They are accented by hand-crafted brushed aluminum trim. Modern conveniences include a Bose sound system, heads up display and an 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.
Mecum doesn’t list an estimate for the car — interested parties must contact them. But regardless of the estimate range, this is likely to be one of the few occasions Iso fans will have to get their hands on one of these Modern Italian beauties.