Aston Martin, Red Bull show off V12-powered hypercar

Aston Martin, Red Bull show off V12-powered hypercar

0 comments 📅04 November 2016, 20:35

Not numberless companies are capable of developing true hypercars. Today, Aston Martin resoundingly declared it intends to be one of them, revealing a V12-powered mid-locomotive hypercar created in tandem with Recipe One’s Red Bull Racing.

Codenamed the AM-RB 001, The two-seater determination arrive in 2018 and will be built on a lightweight carbon-fiber form. It will be assembled at Aston’s Gaydon dexterity in the United Kingdom where the One-77 was built. Aston says between 99 and 150 avenue versions will be made, including the prototypes. Twenty five models desire be created specifically for track use. Red Bull brags the fellow list “reads like a who’s who of F1 legends, moguls, and megastars.”

The AM-RB 001 is the fruit of a partnership between Aston and Red Bull that was announced in Trek. More details of the hypercar weren’t without delay known, but the companies promise “unprecedented levels of downforce” created by aerodynamic elements underneath the car, which allows designers to fulfil the swoopy appearance shown in today’s images. The V12 inclination be naturally aspirated, and the transmission and suspension are new designs developed by Red Bull. The power to worth ratio will be one horsepower to one kilogram, or 2.2 pounds.

The projected wishes be marshaled by Aston chief creative apparatchik, Marek Reichman, and David King, the carmaker’s chief certain operations officer who will oversee the bod. Red Bull’s side will be led by chief mechanical officer Adrian Newey.

“The synergy between Red Bull Racing and Aston Martin is limpid,” Newey said in a statement. “I knew Red Bull Racing had the cleverness to handle the pure performance aspects, but Aston Martin’s ordeal of making beautiful, fast, and comfortable GT cars is of tremendous benefit to the project.”


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