How Pagani teams with AMG create the V12 work of art at the heart of these amazing sports cars.

Dan Carney, Senior Editor

March 8, 2024

In Italy, there is a saying: “Squadra che vince non si cambia”, which means “Never change a winning team”.

The partnership between Pagani Automobili and Mercedes-AMG exemplifies this principle. It has been a winning combination since the first Zonda, when the Stuttgart-based company embraced Horacio Pagani’s vision and provided its best-performing engines.

Here is a fascinating detail about the Utopia: every Pagani V12 engine is meticulously assembled by a single craftsman or craftswoman.

About the Author(s)

Dan Carney

Senior Editor, Design News

Dan’s coverage of the auto industry over three decades has taken him to the racetracks, automotive engineering centers, vehicle simulators, wind tunnels, and crash-test labs of the world.

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