I have a couple of lamps, a small fireplace, and some photos on the wall in my house. But if I had the money, I’m still not sure I’d waste an Zonda R to make a wall. But, that’s my opinion, as this guy has obviously thought differently!
Argentinian race car driver Pablo Pérez Companc has decided against driving the impeccable Zonda R on the road, and has instead mounted it in his $8million apartment in Miami as a decoration.
The car was put up by the Brazilian design company Artefacto, who made the custom made aluminium and carbon fibre supports that keep the car floating. They also furnished and coloured the rest of the apartment o match the colours and materials of the Zonda.
Before you ready your pitchforks and molotov cocktails however, read the quote below from Companc:
“A few years ago I asked Horacio (Pagani CEO) if I could get an AMG engine, because I would like to put it in the shop. He told me, ‘Why do we not do a replica of the Zonda R?’ At first I thought it was a crazy idea, especially with the cost of buying such an expensive chassis. Time passed by and he called me again. He said, ‘Ok kid, that’s it, we’re going to make a replica of the R but you have to put it in your house.’ And that’s how it happened. Obviously, it’s a completely bare chassis and it could never mate with an engine, as the carbon fiber wouldn’t have the density to withstand the torsion. So it’s strictly decoration.”
We can all breathe out a sigh of relief now! He hasn’t wasted one of the best supercars on the planet, so in that case, if I had the money… no I’d probably just buy another car that I could drive.