Formula One master Adrian Newell dreams come true. The super sports car borrows a lot of Formula 1 racing technology and has an extremely powerful hybrid system with a horsepower peak of 1,160 horses.
The hybrid system consists of a 6.5-liter naturally aspirated V12 engine and electric drive components developed by Rimac and Integral Powertrain. Cosworth’s 12-cylinder engine was designed and built for Valkyrie.
According to Bruce Wood, general manager of cosworth, the V12’s first prototype was for 1000 horsepower, and the engine itself was used as one of the stress components. On the Valkyrie track version, the V12 engine will be directly connected to the carbon fiber housing, gearbox and rear suspension. A formal sprocket and chain are provided at the rear of the distribution mechanism to reduce noise interference to passengers at high speeds.
The V12 engine uses out-of-cylinder injection instead of in-cylinder injection to meet emission regulations without the use of a gasoline particulate filter. Wood said the engine, weighing up to 204 kilograms, can last up to 100,000 kilometers with daily maintenance. By the way, the 1.6-liter hybrid car used by Mercedes-Benz AMG on Project One has a service life of only 50,000 kilometers, so the V12 is long.
Martin CEO Andy Palmer revealed that Valkyrie is close to the F1 in the lap time of Silverstone, a top-class aerodynamic supercar that produces up to 1,816 kilograms of downforce at top speed and horizontal The acceleration reaches 3 grams.
Valkyrie uses many of the top accessories, such as calipers from Alcon and Surface Transforms, as well as carbon fiber ceramic brakes, as well as Bosch’s specially developed engine control systems, traction control systems and body stability control systems. Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2s high performance tire (20″ front wheel + 21″ rear wheel).
Everything about Valkyrie is unique. The gearbox is not reversed, the reverse is dependent on the electric motor, and the V12 engine is unable to power the vehicle.
Aston Martin Valkyrie is a true top supercar that is more pure than the Catania, breaking our view of cars and even supercars.