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Aston Martin Valkyrie: What goes into a 1000bhp Cosworth engine?

The internal-combustion engine might be entering its third age and getting sized up for a place in Sunshine Acres, but it's not going out with a whimper. Indeed, in the spectacular form of the 6...

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Aston Martin Valkyrie: New images show car nearing production
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Aston Martin Valkyrie: New images show car nearing production

The company has provided another sneak peak at the upcoming Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar via its Instagram feed. When the company first showed off a "near-production" version of the Valkyrie in July 2017, Miles Nurnberger, the company's head of exterior design, explained the body was "95 per cent of the way there"...


More Aston Martin and Red Bull cars coming, Valkyrie could go enduro
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More Aston Martin and Red Bull cars coming, Valkyrie could go enduro

The forthcoming Aston Martin Valkyrie is already the sort of car to break adjectives, with the promise that it will deliver similar performance to a top flight racer. Yet it looks set to just be the start of a longer collaboration between Aston and the Red Bull Racing Formula 1 team...


Aston Martin Valkyrie "a contender" for Nurburgring record
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Aston Martin Valkyrie "a contender" for Nurburgring record

Christian Horner, principal of the Red Bull Racing team, reckons the Aston Martin Valkyrie is capable of toppling the Nurburgring Nordschleife lap record recently set by the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo. Speaking with Race Fans, Horner argued a Formula One car would not be capable of beating Porsche's record, instead telling the publication the 919 Evo has already eclipsed the track capability of F1 racers...


Aston Martin Valkyrie coming to Australia
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Aston Martin Valkyrie coming to Australia

UPDATE: Turns out the vehicles sold are allocated to Australia and New Zealand as a combined market, with the current sales allocated to New Zealand. Although, the brand says there is a great deal of interest in the Valkyrie for the Australian market. Australia is home to a number of hypercars, but most of them can't be driven on the road...


Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro revealed
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Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro revealed

Regular Aston Martin Valkyrie look too timid for you? Chasing a proper racing experience, but not keen on an actual race car? Meet the Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro, ready to crush tuned MX-5s and BRZs at your next track day. Okay, so it isn't really aimed at the amateur track set. Breathe easy, your Miata is safe...


Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro announced
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Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro announced

Aston Martin has teased a more track-focused version of the (as-yet unreleased) Valkyrie hypercar. Dubbed the AMR Pro, the hotter Valkyrie will reportedly be as fast as a modern Formula One car with a talented driver behind the wheel. Aston Martin is promising more power and torque from the 6.5-litre V12 engine, along with a raft of weight savings over the 'standard' car...


Aston Martin Valkyrie only the start of Red Bull Racing collaboration
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Aston Martin Valkyrie only the start of Red Bull Racing collaboration

Amidst an announcement about its Formula One partnership future with Red Bull Racing, Aston Martin has confirmed that, once it officially launches next year, its V12 hybrid-assisted Valkyrie hypercar will only be the first product to come out of the 'innovation partnership' between the heavy-hitting pair...


Aston Martin Valkyrie design showcased, British hypercar "95 per cent of the way there"
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Aston Martin Valkyrie design showcased, British hypercar "95 per cent of the way there"

The upcoming Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar has been revealed in near-production form this week, including a first look at the vehicle's cockpit and new details about the extensive weight-saving and aerodynamic systems...


Aston Martin Valkyrie to have 840kW and better than 1:1 power-to-weight ratio - report
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Aston Martin Valkyrie to have 840kW and better than 1:1 power-to-weight ratio - report

The upcoming Aston Martin Valkyrie, formerly known as the AM-RB 001, will produce 1130 horsepower (840kW) when it arrives in 2019, according to a new report out of the US. Road and Track cites "sources deeply familiar with the car", claiming the Valkyrie will have a total output of around  840kW from its Formula One-inspired hybrid drivetrain, with nearly 1000hp (745kW) alone coming from the 6...


2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience
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2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience

If you don't already know, Geneva is in Switzerland. And while some Aussies might miss having motor shows here in Oz, few will see that as enough of an excuse to splash out to attend a major international one. Luckily, this year's 2017 Geneva motor show (on until March 19) was my first, and it was so good, I didn't want anyone to miss out...


Don't expect to see Aston Martin take on Germany's latest power wagons
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Don't expect to see Aston Martin take on Germany's latest power wagons

Wagonistas the world over got a little hot under the collar at the 2017 Geneva motor show, as both Mercedes-AMG and Porsche took the covers off two super-brisk, super-practical estates – the E63 S Estate and Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo. But alas, British sports car brand Aston Martin says it is unlikely to enter that particular fray...


Aston Martin Valkyrie: AM-RB 001 gets a new name in Geneva
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Aston Martin Valkyrie: AM-RB 001 gets a new name in Geneva

Aston Martin and Red Bull's upcoming hypercar, the AM-RB 001, has been given a new name this week: Valkyrie. Named after the legendary figures of Norse mythology - those who choose who lives and who dies in battle - the Valkyrie also continues the 'V' naming tradition that Aston Martin has used since 1951...