Meet the new beast in town

The Aston Martin Valkyrie has been a surprise element from a long time. This ambitious project from the British marque is essentially a road-legal version of a Le Mans prototype racer. The $3.3 million hypercar has been teased on multiple occasions and always left us so close to the real thing. Now, Cosworth has confirmed that the Valkyrie will have the world’s most powerful N/A engine ever equipped in a street-legal car. The engine supplier said that the Valkyrie will be offered with an all-atmosphere V-12 unit producing around 1,100 horsepower!

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Hal Reisiger, Cosworth’s CEO, told Top Gear that the Valkyrie’s 6.5-liter V-12 is being developed to put out “two to three hundred more horsepower” over any other V-12 setup on the market. The 6.5-liter V-12 in the Ferrari LaFerrari produces a maximum of around 950 horsepower when the car’s hybrid KERS system kicks in.

On the conservative end, Reisiger is hinting at a design that will deliver at least 1,100 hp.

Now, we don’t know whether this is a combined output or just straight engine power.

"[We’re] not only responsible for designing the engine but manufacturing, assembling and testing it," he told Top Gear. "I’m happy to say we are on schedule for that too," said Reisiger. The hypercar is said to feature advanced aerodynamics with giant undercarriage tunnels that look big enough to hold a body.

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The interior is basic, straight-forward, with focuses only on driving – no extra shenanigans whatsoever.

It does not even get what small hatches nowadays get - an infotainment system! The Valkyrie comes with custom-molded racing seats and a removable steering wheel.

Are you excited to see this beast rip the roads? We surely are. Let us know your thoughts on the Aston Martin Valkyrie in the comments section below.

Further Reading

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Read our full review on the 2018 Aston Martin Valkyrie.

2019 Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro
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Read our full review on the 2019 Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro.

Source: Top Gear

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