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|AC 378 GT Zagato|
|Also called||Perana Z-One|
|Assembly||Hi-Tech Automotive, South Africa|
|Body and chassis|
|Class||Sports car (S)|
|Engine||6.2 L V8|
|Kerb weight||1,465 kg (3,230 lb)|
The AC 378 GT Zagato is a sports car designed by the Italian design company Zagato and built in South Africa by Hi-Tech Automotive. It was unveiled at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. The design of the 378 GT was previewed in 2009 as the Perana Z-One, and is now badged as an AC Cars product. Sales are expected to commence by the end of 2012.
The car is powered by a 437 bhp (326 kW; 443 PS) 6.2 L V8 GM sourced engine found in the Chevrolet Camaro. Weighing 1,465 kg (3,230 lb), the company predicts a 0-60 mph acceleration time of under four seconds and a top speed around 185 mph. The car does not feature any electronic driver aids.
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