According to Classic and Sports Cars, two cars that begin with the letter "Z" are the Zagato Zele and the Zaporozhets ZAZ 965. Both cars are no longer being produced.
The Zagato Zele is a small electric car sold in the United Kingdom. It has two doors and two seats and has rear-wheel drive. The length of the car is just over 6 feet. Its production dates are from 1974 to 1976, with approximately 500 cars sold. It has a Marelli 48 volt electric engine, which gives it a range of 37 miles before it needs to be charged. The Zele's top speed is over 30 miles per hour. According to Curbside Classic, the Zagato Zele's design is made by Giotto Bizzarrini, and is for a future when fossil fuels are scarce.
The Zaporozhet ZAZ 965 is described as resembling a misshapen Fiat 600. It is a saloon-style car with two doors. It has rear-wheel drive and cam-and-peg steering. The production dates are from 1960 to 1990. The ZAZ 965 original engine is a 746cc, and the updated engine is an 887cc. The restyled ZAZ 966 has an 1196cc engine. A powerful variant of the ZAZ 965 is the ZAZ 968.