Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing introduced a Hypercar model inspired by Formula 1 racing cars 5 years ago. At the time of launch, the model was named AM-RB 001 before officially being named Valkyrie in 2017. After a long period of continued development and many different tests, recently the Valkyrie became popular. The first commercial has officially shipped.


This is also the first of 150 commercial street-oriented Valkyries that will be produced. In the next few weeks, the next cars will be shipped and gradually delivered to customers who have pre-ordered the extremely unique Hypercar model from the Aston Martin brand.


Aston Martin CEO Tobias Moers proudly shared: “Completing the first commercial Valkyrie is truly an extremely proud moment for us. The Hypercar Aston Martin Valkyrie development program is a big challenge for anyone who has worked or collaborated on this project. However, together we have created a truly amazing car, a Formula 1 racing car for the road.”


Aston Martin will produce a total of 150 Valkyries, each taking up to 2000 hours to build by a team of highly skilled technicians who can build these cars by hand. To ensure production progress as well as quality control, Valkyries will be handled by a dedicated project team that will also manage the vehicle from the manufacturing process to delivery to customers. Customers can receive delivery of the Aston Martin Valkyrie right at the assembly area after the team completes the final inspection and testing process.


Aston Martin Valkyrie is the first car in the world to use a 6.5-liter V12 engine developed by Cosworth. This engine block can produce maximum power of up to 1,000 horsepower and maximum torque of 740 Nm. Not stopping there, Aston Martin also equips Valkyrie with a system that regenerates energy from kinetic energy when braking (Kinetic Energy Recovery System – KERS).


This is a system developed by two partners, including Integral Powertrain Ltd. specializes in providing high-performance electric motors and Rimac, the unit responsible for developing lightweight hybrid power battery packs. Thanks to the integration of this system, Valkyrie can operate with a maximum total capacity of up to 1,160 horsepower at 10,500 rpm and maximum torque of 900 Nm at 6,000 rpm. /minute.


Aston Martin Valkyrie also attracts attention with its impressive appearance, as if blending the best of F1 racing cars and street supercars, while fully demonstrating the “fantasy” nature that public opinion has speculated about. this car model in recent years. Each component is optimized for aerodynamic efficiency. Every detail is designed and machined from lightweight and durable materials such as carbon fiber to minimize the vehicle’s weight.


The interior is also designed to be minimalist and eliminate unnecessary equipment to minimize the overall weight of the vehicle. Most of the control buttons are integrated right on the steering wheel, even the dashboard is arranged in the center of the steering wheel. The central area has only one screen and air conditioning vents below. Both sides of the A-pillar are also equipped with two screens that replace the rearview mirrors. This is also a very smart way to increase aerodynamics while reducing vehicle weight.


Even a small detail like the Aston Martin badge is remade in engraved aluminum that is only 70 microns thick and thinner than a strand of hair, to be 99.4% lighter in weight than the logo the company is applying on its supercars. current car. With all these aerodynamic details, the Valkyrie can generate up to more than 1,800 kg of downforce.


Aston Martin will only produce 175 Valkyries with 150 of them being street versions and the remaining 25 will be more advanced, for racing, called the Valkyrie AMR Pro. The selling price for the commercial version will be from $3 million while the AMR Pro version will cost from $3.5 million.

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