While the car industry is collectively electrified, Aston Martin swims upstream. The company introduced a new internal combustion engine, which is part of the Hyper Carrier Hybrid Drive System Walkure. The new engine is really powerful.
The 12-cylinder sample with a capacity of 6.5 liters reaches 11000 revolutions per minute. At first glance these figures have nothing to do with environmental protection, but Aston Martin claims that the aspiration used meets all modern environmental standards.
The engine is specifically designed to make a hyper carrier. Engines of this type have a power of more than 1,000 hp and are placed in overpriced cars. For example, $ 2.5 million Bugatti Chiron or $ 1.3 million McLaren P1.
The latest V12 from Aston Martin is the heart of the hybrid car, the Valkyrie hypercar. Up to now there is no information about the electric drive of the vehicle. The engine was developed by specialists from Cosworth Engineering, who are regarded as legends in the Formula 1 world.
Ars Technica reported that at 10,000 revolutions per minute the engine power is 1,000 hp. The torque is 740 Nm, which seems very modest, but electric motors will be used when starting.