Aston Martin AM-RB 001 Hypercar Will Hit 400 Km/h, More Details Revealed

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Back in July, Aston Martin revealed its yet to launch 1000bhp producing AM-RB 001 hypercar and then, it didn't reveal many details. For sure, it is one of the most exciting cars ever to be produced in the world.

Aston Martin AM-RB 001 Hypercar Will Hit 400 Km/h, More Details Revealed

The Aston Martin Hypercar will feature a new, mid-mounted naturally aspirated V12 engine with a power-to-weight ratio of 1:1. The manufacturer also claimed that AM-RB 001 will deliver an incredible 4.5Gs of lateral cornering and is very much capable of rivalling a Formula One car around a track.

Aston Martin AM-RB 001 Hypercar Will Hit 400 Km/h, More Details Revealed

Marek Reichman, Chief Creative Officer and Design Director, Aston Martin, recently announced that the AM-RB 001 can attain a top-speed of 402 km/h. He also said that the V12 engine will displace between 6.0- and 7.0-litres, which revs to 9500rpm.

Aston Martin AM-RB 001 Hypercar Will Hit 400 Km/h, More Details Revealed

The powerplant will be mated to a single-clutch sequential gearbox which will be made by Xtrac. The Xtrac also supplies gearboxes for the Aston's race cars.

Aston Martin AM-RB 001 Hypercar Will Hit 400 Km/h, More Details Revealed

The hypercar will be made at Gaydon and everything about the car is new. Earlier, this purpose-built facility has created Aston Martin's absolutely astonishing hypercar, the One-77. Sadly, the automaker will only produce 150 units and interestingly, the number of orders is four times than that.

Aston Martin AM-RB 001 Hypercar Will Hit 400 Km/h, More Details Revealed

The British manufacturer is also developing a track-only variation of the hypercar. The projected performance of the racing AM-RB 001 will be on par with the LMP1 Le Mans sports prototypes. The delivery of the Aston Martin AM-RB 001 will begin in 2018.

Aston Martin AM-RB 001 Hypercar Will Hit 400 Km/h, More Details Revealed

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Story first published: Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 16:06 [IST]
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