To punch up the Valhalla’s North American debut on Friday at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, a part of Monterey Automobile Week, Aston Martin gave the world its first glimpse of the brand new hypercar on monitor alongside the awe-inspiring Valkyrie.
Aston Martin is referring to the Valhalla take a look at car as a “dynamic idea.” In different phrases, not like the opposite examples proven thus far, this one really moves—and strikes shortly. Behind the wheel was Aston Martin take a look at driver Chris Goodwin, with the stunt filmed on the Silverstone Circuit in the UK.
Aston Martin Valkyrie
Previously often known as the AM-RB 003, the Valhalla is a road-friendly various to its track-focused sister. Make no mistake, nonetheless; the Valhalla is way from some delicate grand tourer. Packing 1,000 horsepower and energetic aerodynamics, this limited-run marvel of contemporary engineering is destined to be hypercar royalty.
Like most present and upcoming hypercars, the Valhalla is motivated by a hybrid powertrain consisting of a twin-turbocharged V-6 driving the rear axle and an electrical drive unit up entrance. The specifics haven’t but been confirmed by Aston Martin, however the engine is assumed to share elementary structure with the corporate’s 5.2-liter V-12.
Aston Martin Valhalla
The Valhalla is essentially based mostly on tech from the Valkyrie, which made its on-track debut at Silverstone throughout the British Grand Prix in July. Aston Martin claims the Valkyrie will ship lap instances much like its Components One and World Endurance Championship LMP1 prototypes on the well-known British circuit.
Valhalla will probably be no slouch, both. The hybrid ought to be good for a 0-60 time of two.5 seconds and a high velocity of 220 mph. One of many 500 items slated for manufacturing could possibly be yours for a cool $1.1 million, although the probability that any have not been spoken for by now could be fairly slim.
Aston Martin Valhalla
These of us with out the scratch to entertain such a purchase order must accept experiencing the Valhalla vicariously by means of Britain’s biggest spy. Aston Martin’s new hypercar will probably be featured within the subsequent installment of the James Bond franchise, due in April 2020.
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