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The ravishing Aston Martin Vanquish as rebodied by the Italian dreamweavers at Zagato bowed at the Villa d’Este Concorso d’Eleganza last month as a showpiece. As in “look, don’t touch” forever. But today it’s been confirmed that a few lucky owners will be able to take one home and get their grubby mitts all over it.

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Zagato is sort of like one of the original ultralux automotive aftermarket outfits. They take existing platforms and add their own little touches, or completely redesign a car’s body. This Vanquish will be the fifth thing they make out of an Aston Martin.

“The collaboration with Zagato began with the beautifully muscular DB4 GT Zagato racing car of 1960 – now valued at over £10 million -, and includes the V8 Vantage Zagato launched in 1986, the 2002 DB7 Vantage Zagato and the V12 Vantage Zagato revealed in 2011,” as explained in a press release.

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99 copies will be “made to order,” though Auto Express claims every one is already spoken for- at a speculated price tag of $733,000 each.

Besides the big redesign, Zagato variants will get about a 24 horsepower bump from the regular Aston Martin Vanquish.

But the styling is the main selling point. “The new bodywork is entirely shaped from carbon-fibre, with the split lines on the body significantly reduced by the use of large one-piece panels,” Aston Martin states. So basically: do not dent this thing. Instead, let’s just drool on it: