Aston Martin has launched the primary official teaser picture of its upcoming hypercar. This new hypercar, codenamed the Challenge 003 and in addition referred to as the ‘son of the Valkyrie’ by the automotive’s improvement workforce, will sit under the Valkyrie in Aston Martin’s line-up. Collectively developed by Aston Martin and Pink Bull Superior Applied sciences, identical to the Valkyrie, the hypercar is prone to be unveiled on the upcoming 2019 Geneva motor present.
In line with Aston, the brand new hypercar can be constructed round a light-weight construction and can be powered by a turbocharged petrol-electric hybrid powertrain. The powertrain measurement and output haven’t been disclosed but. Although in contrast to the performance-focused Valkyrie, the Challenge 003 pays extra consideration to each day usability, baggage house, and highway manners; which isn’t to say efficiency will take a again seat.
The British marque has acknowledged that though the brand new mannequin can be labelled a hypercar, it would supply efficiency of a completely completely different class to the trinity of the McLaren P1, Ferrari LaFerrari and the Porsche 918 and even to the newer particular editions such because the Senna and doubtlessly the Senna GTR.
Earlier than the automotive enters road-legal manufacturing run, the Challenge 003 will race for outright victory at Le Mans in 2020, based on Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer. The debut matches in with the Le Mans regulation modifications to place road-derived and idea hybrid automobiles within the high class, that means the brand new automotive may race towards fashions such because the McLaren Senna.
Aston has additionally acknowledged that solely 500 items of the Challenge 003 can be constructed globally and can be homologated in left- and right-hand drive type. Present hypothesis suggests the automotive can be priced across the £1 million (Rs 9.30 crore) mark. Aston Martin and Pink Bull Superior Applied sciences are additionally engaged on a Ferrari 488 rival as properly which needs to be revealed by 2021.