Aston Martin’s new CEO Tobias Moers has simply given an replace on one among Aston’s newest hypercars named Valhalla. Beforehand, deliveries have been stated to happen in mid-2021 however that was pushed again to 2022.
Initially, the Valhalla (underneath the code identify “AM-RB 003”) was unveiled on the 2019 Geneva Worldwide Motor Present as an idea. It was to be launched as a hypercar you would really get your fingers on, not like the Aston Martin Valkyrie as a result of restricted manufacturing of simply 150 automobiles. The Valhalla was stated to have a 500 automobile manufacturing and have deliveries happen in early 2022.
In line with MotorAuthority, Moers has pushed again the supply date to the final half of 2023. The rationale for this extra delay is so the Aston Martin workforce can “reassess” the hypercar’s design, inclusive of the powertrain. The revised Valhalla shall be prepared for viewing for potential patrons throughout the subsequent 4 months in response to a report from Autocar.
The unique powertrain design of the Valhalla was just like that of the not too long ago launched 2022 McLaren Artura. The Valhalla was to be comprised of a V-6 engine mixed with a hybrid powertrain. The V-6 was going to be a model new engine developed in-house at Aston Martin, nevertheless it’s been stated Aston Martin could also be sourcing a Mercedes-Benz powerplant as a substitute.
Mercedes-Benz owns 20% of Aston Martin and at the moment provides them with V-Eight engines from the AMG division. Mercedes can also be supplying Aston’s F1 workforce with engines for the 2021 season. With all of that in thoughts, it might not be uncommon for Aston Martin to supply a Mercedes-Benz V-6 for the Valhalla.