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2010-06-21 07:07

England football fan, Paul Woodman, and his deeply patriotic Pagani Zonda S.

Vehicle Specs
Manufacturer Pagani
Model Zonda S
Engine 7.3l V12
Power 413kW @ 5 900r/min
Torque 750Nm @ 4 050r/min
Transmission Six-speed manual
Weight 1 350kg
Front Suspension double wishbones, hydraulic dampers
Rear Suspension double wishbones, hydraulic dampers
Although the team’s performance has been substandard, England boasts some of the best football fans around.

Deeply patriotic (some would say fanatic) the English football faithful are not shy when it comes to displaying the insignia of the world’s most famous monarchy, even if it means emblazoning one of the world’s most desirable supercars with the symbols of St George.

Internet entrepreneur and uncompromising football fan Paul Woodman optioned on showing his support for Steven Gerrard’s chargers by turning his rather exotic Pagani Zonda S into a mobile marketing platform for England’s World Cup campaign.

Woodman commissioned Kent-based Raccoon Digital to trim the surfacing of his Pagani Zonda S with the St George’s Cross, a litany of three Lion badges (England's national team insignia) and even some Fifa-sanctioned SWC 2010 logos.

Considering the unsubtle nature of Horacio Pagani’s supercars (carbon-fibre chassis, 413kW V12 engine and raptur- inducing looks), Woodman’s SWC 2010 Zonda S could perhaps be considered a trifle out of step with the current dynamism of England’s campaign.

We sincerely hope England’s pending first round exit does not come to fruition for Paul Woodman’s sake.

Driving a $600 000 supercar decked out in English national football colours and regalia down to Germany for a few exploratory laps of the Nurburgring after a first round exit for Fabio Capello’s squad would be unbearable.

Should an English SWC supporting supercar not perhaps be an Aston Martin, Jaguar or McLaren instead? Debate it here...


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