Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A local foehn wind occurring at the eastern base of the Andes, in the vicinity of San Juan, Argentine Republic.

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  • The Pagani Zonda is part of an elite class of super exotics.

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  • Unlike other industries that have no qualms about outsourcing components — Pagani's outrageous, highly coveted Zonda, for example, uses a Mercedes engine and no one complains — the watch industry is obsessed with what it calls "manufacture" status.

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  • The owner was driving the car back from a track event when an out of control truck forced the Zonda into a row of parked cars.

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  • The Pagani Zonda can reach speeds of close to 200 MPH

    Pagani Zonda F, MySpace/MTV + Advisory Boards

  • Think of what went into the Ferrari Enzo, the Pagani Zonda, or the first Knife's Edge Koenigsegg; Hours of engineering brilliance followed by production discipline.

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  • Because the car has untouchable performance capabilities--1,180 horsepower and a top speed of 273 mph--we felt we could exclude some other terrific supercars built with an emphasis on raw speed, such as DaimlerChrysler's Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren, General Motors' Chevrolet Corvette Z06, Lamborghini's cars, Dodge's Viper, Pagani's Zonda, Ferrari's FXX, Mosler's MT 900S and others.

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  • This expensive new model has helped the Zonda remain in second place on our list, where it ended up last year.

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  • For example, Italian automaker Pagani makes several different editions of its Zonda supercar, but we only included the most expensive one--the $667,000 Clubsport version of the Zonda Roadster F C12S 7.3.

    World's Most Expensive Cars 2006

  • Pagani recommends all of its global dealers offer the Zonda for the same base price.

    World's Most Expensive Cars 2006

  • The pagani Huayra, the 700bhp successor to the Zonda, has been premiered at the Geneva Motor Show.

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