This year in Geneva, Valkyrie hyper car (previously called as AM-RB 001) made its debut. The Valkyrie exterior view is the joint work of Aston Martin Company and Red Bull Advanced Technologies Companies. The novelty will get 175 copies: 150 road car copies and 25 track modifications. The new version will be launched in spring of 2019 year.
The photo spies have seen the test group of three Aston Martin DB11 Coupes complemented by one model with a camouflage cover in Sweden. Most likely, this is S modification equipped by 5.2-liter V12 Twin Turbo engine, which will deliver a better output than the standard model (608 horsepower and 700 Nm of torque). According to paparazzi, the motor of the charged novelty sounds like a brutal roar.
Aston Martin Vanquish S the forced version in the Vanquish family was firstly seen in the last November. The British specialists have shown the version in a coupe body. Later, the line-up was complemented by a similar Volante cabriolet. The open Vanquish with S prefix has got the same engine as the coupe car. It is a forced atmospheric 6.0 V12 generating 603 horses and 630 Nm of torque. Moreover, it is equipped with an improved feed system.
Firstly, Aston Martin representatives announced about AM-RB 001 edition in 2016 year. We already know about how the future hyper car will look like and recently there have been disclosed some technical details of the project.
At first sight it may seem that the new Aston Martin DB11 Volante is ready to be launched into a series production. But if you look closely, you will notice that the rear panel is completely hidden under the camouflage. Several additional disguising panels are located on the rear part of the body, the place where the folded soft top will be situated, and where we are waiting for some changes.
English car manufacturer Aston Martin and the Italian coachbuilder Zagato cooperate since the 1960s, when two companies teamed up for the first time for creating of the DB4 GTZ. Since then, a lot of Aston Martin models passed through the hands of Italian specialists, including these two vehicles – V12 Zagato No. Zero of 2012 model year and DB7 Zagato of 2003 model year. Both coupes will go under the hammer on February 8 at the RM Sotheby’s auction which will take place in Paris.
From 1976 to 1989, Aston Martin Company has released a 4-door car whish was not quite reliable and did not become a bestseller. This model was called Lagonda, and during that time, the English manufacturer managed to sell only 645 copies of the car. However, this particular Aston Martin Lagonda with the chassis number 12003 is unusual, it is one of the seven show cars of Motorshow, V8 Lagonda 1974, was put up for sale at an unknown price. In fact, this is V8 Vantage based on Lagonda chassis with two extra doors, and which engine is equipped with package X-Pack.