Prodrive will help Aston Martin to create carbon supercar

January 17, 2015 at 19:45

British engineering company Prodrive has received an order to produce carboxylic body panels, estimated at 15 million pounds (about 24 million US dollars). Representatives of the company said that the items will be prepared “for the new supercar, which runs in the series one of the most prestigious car manufacturers in the world.” Officially, “Prodrive” did not report the name of his client, but according to the publication Automobile, it is likely an Aston Martin.
According to the “Prodrive” new order will be so large that the company will have to hire an additional 40 technicians, increasing the total to 160 people. Thus British added that will become part of an order making carbon fiber interior parts which must be unusual touch.
Earlier Aston Martin ordered carbon elements of the Canadian firm Multimatic, which published the details for the One-77 supercar, V12 Zagato and Speedster CC100. As noted in the Automobile, now “Aston” probably decided to cooperate with the British supplier – Prodrive.

Aston Martin Carbon car pics

Aston Martin Carbon car picture

At this point it is not known whether the carbon elements produced for the new model Aston Martin or a special modification of the existing machines. In Prodrive say that the elements are designed for a supercar, which is scheduled to manufacturer circulation of several hundred copies.

Aston Martin Carbon car pics

Aston Martin Carbon car image

This spring, Prodirve introduced technology that allows production of carbon parts in various shades and with the effect of the glass coating. Wherein the fibers themselves are made of colored material, and not just painted on, as many manufacturers.

Earlier, Aston Martin, Mercedes-Benz and AMG also announced an agreement to jointly develop engines V8. It is expected that the first British supercars with German engines will be available by 2017.

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