Introducing the new Aston Martin AM-RB 003, a new model that’s coming in as the third mid-engined from the English automaker. Its name may not be final, but it does tell us that Red Bull Advanced Technologies are involved in the creation of the car (just like the Valkyrie).
Aston Martin says that the AM-RB 003 will feature a new hybrid turbo V6 engine that will put out undefined amounts of power. That being said, it will be a road-going car but it will still be filled with F1 technology. Even with such groundbreaking tech installed, Aston Martin will be pushing out 500 examples of the car to customers. When noting the production amount, they use the term “coupe,” so the possibility of a convertible variant is there.
If there’s one thing that should definitely be pointed out about the AM -RB 003 is that its the first car to utilize FlexFoil, developed by FlexSys Inc. This is how Aston Martin explains this new technology: “The system allows for the car’s downforce to be changed without changing the physical angle of the entire element, resulting in a seamless design with high performance, improved efficiency
Some may note that the AM-RB 003 is similar to the Valkyrie, and there are some similarities. But there are also plenty of differences between the two that allow this new model to stand out on its own. For example, the size of the cockpit has been increased and the center console’s size was increased to provide more space between the driver and passenger. Aston Martin also installed LMP1-style doors that open forwards.
The pricing and exact specifications of the Aston Martin AM-RB 003 have yet to be revealed, but the automaker notes they’ll release all the information as the development progresses.