A famous British sports car manufacturer, Aston Martin in cooperation with the Red Bull Advanced Technologies are being made a limited edition hypercars. The car project was given the code name of AM-RB 001 and reportedly has been displayed secretly to the potential consumers in the Monaco Grand Prix some time ago.
|Aston Martin and Red Bull to build 'next generation' hypercar with the codename of AM-RB 001. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1bNHpw)|
Aston Martin's CEO Andy Palmer said, the car is still in the design process using clay or plastic material at this time. In terms of exterior appearance has reached the 80 percents, while the others are still prepared.
"We already have a car with a full size (prototype) to follow the vehicle validation test. We also are examining a sitting position, the position of the eyes, and the visibility of the driver while in the car," he said as quoted from Carscoops on Sunday, June 19, 2016.
Meanwhile, Chief Creative Officer and Design Director of Aston Martin Marek Reichman said that the car will be present as a mid-engine car. It also still counting the weight of the car, because the car will be applying the hybrid technology.
|Autocar's exclusive artist's impression of how the new AM-RB 001 might look. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1bNJvG)|
"We will focus on hybrid technology and the weight of the car. We can not make the car heavier because it must also calculate the weight of the battery in the car," he said.
Furtermore, the Aston Martin's hypercar will only be made by 99 units and only sold in certain countries. This is because the car is not expected to be used on the highway. Pricing is expected to be between £2 million and £3m. We will bring you more news as it becomes available. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | AUTOCAR | CARSCOOPS]
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