Aston Martin has unveiled the production version of the Valkyrie AMR Pro track hypecar. According to a press release from the brand, a total of 42 copies of the novelty will be released (including two prototypes). The concept of this car was presented back in 2018 at the Geneva Motor Show.
According to the company, the hypercar is designed to complete the 24 Hours of Le Mans circuit in 3 minutes 20 seconds. The start of deliveries of new items is expected in the fourth quarter of this year.
The track modification differs from the “road” Valkyrie with an increased wheelbase and a new aerodynamic package that adds an additional 266 mm in length. The downforce at high speed is twice as high as that of the “civilian” Valkyrie. The car received an ultralight carbon fiber body and Perspex plexiglass glazing.
The car is equipped with a 6.5-liter V12 engine from Cosworth. The power of the unit is 1000 horsepower. The company calls this engine a “masterpiece of internal combustion”.
Thanks to aerodynamics that exceed the requirements for Le Mans hypercars, the Valkyrie AMR Pro demonstrates performance on the track that is close to that of Formula 1 cars, ”the company explained.
The road-going Aston Martin Valkyrie is equipped with a hybrid power plant based on a 6.5-liter V12 engine from Cosworth, which is capable of cranking up to 11,200 rpm, developing 1,000 hp. from. and 740 Nm of torque. This makes it the most powerful series-produced naturally-aspirated engine. The unit works together with an electric motor with a capacity of 150 liters. with. powered by a battery pack. The maximum speed of the vehicle exceeds 400 km per hour.