British luxury car manufacturer, Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing have just unveiled their ground-breaking collaborative hypercar. Aptly dubbed the AM-RB 001, the vehicle is built around a lightweight carbon fiber structure, and it features truly radical aerodynamics for unprecedented levels of downforce in a road-legal car.
Thanks to the genius design of Adrian Newey – Red Bull Racing’s Chief Technical Officer and the world’s most successful F1 designer, much of the downforce is generated through underfloor aerodynamics, leaving Marek Reichman – Aston Martin EVP and Chief Creative Officer, free to craft a pure yet breathtaking dramatic form that elegantly expresses both the AM-RB 001’s cutting-edge dynamism and the unmistakable essence of Aston Martin.
The AM-RB 001 is a bespoke machine from the tyres up, which will be built by David King – Aston Martin’s VP and Chief Special Operations Officer, along with his team at Gaydon, England; in the purpose-built facility created for Aston Martin’s original hypercar, the One-77.
The AM-RB 001 is a two-seater, powered by a V12 engine with the potency to achieve a 1:1 power-to-weight ratio; 1 bhp per kilo of weight. More details regarding the technical specification will be revealed in due course. The AM-RB 001 hypercar is scheduled to arrive in 2018.