Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro: 25 planned, all sold

Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro

Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro

The brainchild of Adrian Newey and the product of the collaboration between Aston Martin, Red Bull Advanced Technologies and project partner AF Racing, just 25 units of the Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro will be built.

Red Bull Technology's chief technical officer, Adrian Newey, said: "It has always been vitally important to me that the Valkyrie functions well as a true road auto, and that naturally comes with some constraints".

Aston Martin is getting ready to introduce the track-only version of the Valkyrie.

To help it achieve those lofty specs, the Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro will also get some aerodynamic upgrades with larger wings on the front and rear.

Aston Martin hasn't revealed much about what will power the Valkyrie AMR Pro other than stating that it will get a revised 6.5-liter V12.

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To that end, it's also been given Michelin racing tyres, made to the same specification as LMP1 World Endurance Championship cars. Output for the car's Rimac Energy Recovery System will remain the same but its control systems will be reprogrammed for optimum track output.

The power of the road-going vehicle is boosted by, basically, removing most of the emissions gubbins required for road use, with the energy recovery system also recalibrated for more effective track performance.

The Valkyrie AMR Pro is lighter than the roadgoing version too - through a ruthless option delete process. Glass windows? Ditched for polycarbonate items.

New suspension uprights and carbonfibre wishbones save more mass, and the normal seat has been swapped for an ultra-lightweight pair of moulded race seats. You know, the top class from Le Mans that became too expensive to go on in its current form.

Red Bull expects it to reach a top speed of around 250 miles per hour and be able to pull 3.3 G of force in corners, and braking forces of up to 3.5 g. Those forces are so extreme, Aston Martin will offer owners access to Red Bull Racing's F1 driver training facilities, so they can better cope with the strain on their bodies. The program includes time in the simulator and on the track. While 150 road cars are planned, Aston Martin will make just 25 copies of the track vehicle. Just 25 being built. When the auto debuts in 2020, all owners will be invited to special track events set up just for the model. Womp womp. Deliveries start in 2020, so you'll have to wait at least that long to fork over your firstborn child if a used one comes up for sale.

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