Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro Is a Roaring V12-Powered Track Monster

Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro track car revealed

Weight savings, uprated brakes and LMP1-spec racing tyres will also bring significant performance gains that will contribute to creating a auto capable of cornering forces in excess of 3.3G and a top speed close to 250mph.

It rides on smaller 18-inch wheels than the road-car version, but this enables it to use the same spec Michelin racing tires as LMP1 racers from the World Endurance Championship.

On face value that may seem surprising, given that the "standard" Valkyrie - if there could ever be such a thing - is yet to appear in its final form.

The Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro's styling is all business.

Despite the fact it hasn't yet released the street-legal version of its Valkyrie hypercar, Aston Martin has already revealed it will build a track-only AMR Pro version as well, one able to keep pace with Formula One cars or top-class Le Mans prototypes.

Читайте также: SA Rugby Accepts Rugby World Cup 2023 Vote Outcome

The 6.5-litre naturally aspirated 6.5-litre V12, built by Cosworth, has been tweaked via calibration of the engine unit and changes to the emissions control system.

Aston has revised all the surfaces of the Valkyrie including bigger front and rear wings, and revised active aerodynamic gubbins, to create even more downforce than the road auto.

There's no word on how much these will set you back, but with the run-of-the-mill road auto costing over $3 million, we're going to bet these 25 race cars will make that number seem low. Developed in parallel with the road vehicle, the Valkyrie AMR Pro is "freed from the constraints and considerations of road use", according to the release. The windshield is made from polycarbonate material, the carbon fiber bodywork is lighter and molded racing seats replace the standard ones.

However, what promises to send the Valkyrie AMR Pro into really uncharted territory is the upgrade to its already extreme aero package. It sounds like it'll be the wildest track-day auto out there. The car's active aerodynamics will be modified for track usage as well. It's a remarkable project. However, it won't have to be too high to get an unbelievable power-to-weight ratio as the Valkyrie is said to tip the scales at just over one ton (1,030 kilograms or 2,270 pounds). "One that's propelling Aston Martin and 25 of our most passionate customers into a new and extraordinary realm". Tailored to their individual experience and skill levels, owners will have access to the same facilities as Aston Martin Red Bull Racing's F1 drivers. While those aren't as hardcore as the near-fighter-pilot forces that a full-on, top-class race vehicle achieves, Red Bull says their simulations suggest that the Valkyrie AMR Pro will be able to meet an F1 or LMP1 race cars on pace.

При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
«» 2007 - 2017 Copyright.
Автоматизированное извлечение информации сайта запрещено.

Код для вставки в блог

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top US, Russia Headed For Showdown Over Syria Chemical Weapons
Ноя 17, 2017 - 01:38
Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that they are talking about the countries that are the guarantors of the Syrian peace process.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Keystone pipeline in South Dakota shut down after leak detected
Ноя 17, 2017 - 01:37
The project has been delayed for several years and was revived this year through an executive order by President Trump. The Keystone pipeline is part of a 2,687-mile system that also is to include the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Kim Kardashian Reveals That Crystals Helped Her After Her Paris Robbery
Ноя 16, 2017 - 02:21
Inc., with single-day sales volumes and record sellout times that even the largest of legacy beauty brands can't command. We're told if Kim's fragrance sells like her makeup line.it could haul in more than $14 million in minutes.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Scotland wins historic victory over alcohol pricing
Ноя 16, 2017 - 02:21
And it estimated that alcohol misuse costs Scotland some £3.6 billion a year - the equivalent of £900 for every adult. It lodged a series of appeals against rulings by Scottish judges in favour of Sturgeon's plans.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Saudi king hosts Lebanese patriarch in historic visit overshadowed by Hariri resignation
Ноя 16, 2017 - 02:20
Later Wednesday, Aoun said Saudi Arabia had committed a "hostile act against Lebanon", and that he had called the ambassadors of U.N.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Warmer weather, rising non-OPEC output threaten oil market balance
Ноя 16, 2017 - 02:19
The IEA said non-Opec production would add 1.4-million barrels a day of additional production in 2018. Brent futures fell 95 cents, or 1.5 percent, to settle at $62.21 a barrel, while U.S.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Bills QB Tyrod Taylor benched and Twitter loses its mind
Ноя 16, 2017 - 02:18
The Buffalo Bills are 5-4 and right in the middle of the playoff race. "As a team we have to regroup and refocus", Taylor said. Opposite ends of the spectrum, indeed. "I'm comfortable making a calculated risk to try and get us where we need to go".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Many Iranian quake survivors face long wait for essential aid
Ноя 16, 2017 - 02:18
The quake caused Dubai's skyscrapers to sway and could be felt more than 1,000 kilometres away on the Mediterranean coast. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said his country took immediate action to provide medical and food aid to northern Iraq.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Iranian Presence in Syria "Legitimate"
Ноя 16, 2017 - 02:17
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed the offer during a video Q & A with a gathering of the Jewish Federations of North America in Los Angeles, California.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Airbus lands biggest-ever order with $49.5bn deal for 430 airliners
Ноя 16, 2017 - 02:16
Boeing has followed its opening-day announcement of a 40-aircraft commitment from Emirates for the 787-10 with three other orders. Indigo Partners' mega deal shows the continued growth in the low-cost and ultra-low-cost segment of the airline industry.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Global carbon emissions to rise 2% in 2017: scientists
Ноя 15, 2017 - 01:55
Complete our 2017 CleanTechnica Reader Survey - have your opinions, preferences, and deepest wishes heard. As with much of science, there is no immediate and conclusive conclusion from these new results.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Sessions denies being influenced by Trump to investigate Hillary Clinton
Ноя 15, 2017 - 01:52
In his testimony before Congress Tuesday, Sessions tried to account for this apparent discrepancy. The president has said the Justice Department should instead be investigating Mrs.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Aguero collapses at halftime as Argentina lose to Nigeria
Ноя 15, 2017 - 01:30
Iwobi (8/10) - Iwobi was unarguably the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the Super Eagles in Krasnoder. He gave a decent out against Argentina.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Barbie Makes First Hijab-Wearing Doll Based on Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad
Ноя 15, 2017 - 01:28
This series of dolls pushing for the recognition of women who violate the boundaries and inspiring the next generation of girls. It's been created to honour and pay tribute to the American athlete, Ibtihaj Muhammad, who competed in the Olympics in fencing.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: Most Powerful 'Vette Ever Produced
Ноя 14, 2017 - 01:22
Visually the ZR1 is the most aggressive of its breed, with intimidating new bumpers which feature large carbon-fibre aero. Hidden underneath the chiseled front end is a new underwing that creates downforce to keep the ZR1 stuck to the road.