Aston Martin has confirmed a brand new mid-engined hypercar codenamed Mission 003 (teaser sketch above), which is able to slot beneath the Valkyrie to tackle the McLaren Senna, AutoExpress studies. It will likely be Aston Martin’s third hypercar mission (after the Valkyrie and Valkyrie AMR Professional), and it’ll probably go on sale in direction of the tip of 2021 in each right-hand drive and left-hand drive types.
Manufacturing is claimed to be restricted to 500 items globally (the Valkyrie is proscribed to 175 items), and the road-legal mid-engined beast can be constructed round a light-weight construction. Efficiency-wise, a turbocharged petrol-electric hybrid engine has been earmarked to supply energy, though Aston has but to disclose particular particulars.
Phrase is the electrified system will pack round 900 hp, placing it proper between the brand new DBS Superleggera and Valkyrie. Anticipate it to function lively aerodynamics and lively suspension that’s much like the Valkyrie, however totally homologated for public street use.
Firm boss Dr Andy Palmer stated, “I’m thrilled to announce that this automotive is the Mission ‘003’, and our subsequent step right into a dynamic and exacting area. It was additionally very important to us that Valkyrie would create a legacy: a direct descendent that might additionally set new requirements inside its personal space of the hypercar market, making a bloodline of extremely specialised, restricted manufacturing machines that may exist in parallel with Aston Martin’s collection manufacturing fashions.”
One other mid-engined efficiency mannequin can also be stated to be within the pipeline – a road-legal supercar that can rival the Ferrari 488 and crown the model’s core line-up of seven fashions. Earlier than we neglect, there’s additionally the uncommon Speedtail that can be revealed later this yr.
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