Aston Martin Valkyrie | Speed, Price, Performance, Specifications (2020): In the last post, we have talked about the brilliant sports car, Aston Martin Valhalla. Today we will talk about the father of the Aston Martin Valhalla. The sports car, we will be talking about is popularly known as Aston Martin Valkyrie.
Overview of Aston Martin Valkyrie
Specifications of Aston Martin Valkyrie
|Engine||6.5-liter naturally-aspirated V12 engine|
|Transmission||7-speed Ricardo transmission|
|Power||1,160 hp / 865 kW|
|Manufacturer||Aston Martin in collaboration with Red Bull Racing and several other manufacturers|
|Designers||Adrian Newey, Marek Reichman, and Miles Nurnberger|
|Battery||Rimac KERS hybrid battery system|
|Cost||3.2 million US dollars|
|Weight||1,050–1,100 kg (2,315–2,425 lb)|
The Valkyrie is powered by a 6.5-liter naturally-aspirated V12 engine producing 1000 horsepower @10500 Rpm.
It is further powered by a Rimac-built hybrid battery system, which acts as a kinetic energy recovery system. It is installed on the side of the engine, producing up to 160 hp (119 kW).
So, total Power produced is 1,160 hp / 865 kW (1000 hp + 160 hp) and producing 1,814 kg (4,000 lb) of downforce.
The Aston Valkyrie is powered by a 7-speed Ricardo transmission single-clutch.
Aston Valkyrie is a sports car, supports a massive engine and is capable of reaching a top speed of 191 miles per hour with a lower coefficient of drag as 0.30. So, to ensure the safety and stability of both the vehicle and driver, it’s aerodynamics must be taken into consideration.
To avoid aerodynamic stresses, this supercar is designed expertly and perfectly. So, it can achieve maximum effectiveness and efficiency. It is an aerodynamic car, including a large rear wing, an additional front splitter with air vents.
The interior design was leaked online on 20 June 2017. It is accompanied by a large collection of screens.
No side mirrors. Replaced by screens placed on either side of the dashboard, showing the side views.
One screen sits at the top of the center of the dashboard, showing the vehicle information and controls, i.e., A.C, audio, etc.
The car would weigh between 1,050 and 1,100 kg (2,315–2,425 lb).
The seats are bucket variants, made up of hollow carbon fiber and have two seat belts for each car seat.
Production of Aston Martin Valkyrie
The production of this sports car will be limited to 150 units at a per-unit price of US$3.2 million.
The car can accelerate from 0-60 mph (97 km/h) in just 2.5 seconds.
Competitor of Aston Martin Valkyrie
Mercedes-AMG One is the best competitor of Aston Martin Valkyrie. AMG One is an upcoming sports car powered by 1.6 L V6 engine, Electric motor along with turbochargers generating a massive power of 1000 hp.
Mercedes claims a top speed of more than 350 kmph. The car is powered by 8-speed manual transmission. It will accelerate from 0-200 kmph in less than 6 seconds.
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