For the first time since 1968, Aston Martin managed to produce an engine whose design and engineering belongs to him. It is known that Aston Martin will drive the new engine on the hyper car Valhalla. In addition, the first information about the new engine was shared. Aston Martin's new engine was introduced as a 3,0-liter twin-turbocharged and electric-powered V6. The code name of the new engine is set as TM01.
Introductory Video of Aston Martin's New Engine TM01:
The new engine, which has a design called “Hot V”, attracts attention with its weight of less than 200 kilograms, although it has high power and electrical support. In addition, this engine is designed to comply with Euro 7 standards that will be implemented in the future.
Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer for the new engine with code TM01. “It is not an easy task to build your own power unit, but our team did it. This power unit, which is considered a milestone for many new breakthroughs we will make, is absolutely exciting. ” said.
The technical specifications of the new TM01 have not yet been officially announced by Aston Martin. However, the manufacturer is targeting 1000 horsepower. As for the transmission, it is estimated that it will use an 1-speed, dual-clutch system developed with F8 inspiration. Aston Martin works day and night to accelerate the vehicle's 0-100 km / h for 2,5 seconds and the top speed to 354 km / h.
Only 875 units will be produced from Valhalla, each of which will be sold for £ 6,7 thousand (approximately TL 500 million in Turkish Lira).
About Aston Martin
Aston Martin is a British automaker. It was founded in 1913 in London in a small workshop by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford. They launched their first car in 1914. Aston Martin cars are completely hand-made, with the name of the worker who installed the last part on them. As plastic is not used in the vehicle, the ashtray, buttons and ventilation grilles are made of aluminum. In 1947 the company was purchased by David Brown Engineering Limited. In 2007, Ford sold the company to an investment group led by motorsport entrepreneur David Richards for $ 924 million. Wikipedia