Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer anticipates F1 innovation obtained from the firm’s supercar collaboration with Red Bull Racing to appear in the next-gen Vanquish. Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing made obvious that their AM-RB 001 hypercar (rendering above) would make use of Formula One tech, however the advanced motorsports understanding will likewise flow down to more available Aston Martin cars.
Andy Palmer informed that he believes the vehicle’s cost is high enough to enable the usage of F1 tech. “I am especially thinking about structural carbon fiber and KERS type innovation that you might quickly see operating in that vehicle,” stated Palmer.
The AM-RB 001 is set for 2018, and the brand-new Vanquish would come later. Aston Martin and Red Bull hope their hypercar task sets standards in the class. “The McLaren F1 is the best example of exactly what we’re attempting to do – bring Formula One to the roadway in a genuine and real way,” Palmer informed. He declares that simulations currently reveal the AM-RB 001 might lap Silverstone quicker than an F1 automobile. For context, the slowest certifying time in the British Grand Prix in 2015 was a 1:39.377 lap around the almost 3.7 mile track.
With tasks like the hypercar, the next Vanquish, and the most recent DB11, Aston Martin has a hectic launch calendar over the next couple of years. A next-gen Vantage remains in the firm’s strategies, and there’s the DBX crossover, too. The British cars maker likewise wishes to do 2 limited-edition vehicles a year, like the Vantage GT12 and Vulcan in the last year. The cars for 2016 and 2017 are still secrets, however 2018 would bring the electrical Rapide and the AM-RB 001, as per Palmer. When integrated with Mercedes powertrains and innovation in future vehicles, the firm wishes to attract more consumers.