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First Aston Martin Valkyrie Customer Car Ready To Hit the Road, Deliveries To Start Soon

Roughly five years since debuting an initial prototype, Aston Martin is finally ready to deliver production-ready Valkyrie hypercars to its buyers, with the first customer car officially completed. Full deliveries are expected to begin in the coming weeks.
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The Valkyrie is being assembled at the company’s UK headquarters in Gaydon, where a team of highly skilled technicians hand-build each of the 150 units scheduled for production – it takes over 2,000 man-hours to create a Valkyrie.

Before one can take delivery of such a car, it must first be track-tested at the carmaker’s high-performance facility (Silverstone), where much of the Valkyrie’s development also took place.

“It is an immensely proud moment for us to complete our first ever hypercar. The Aston Martin Valkyrie programme has tested everyone who has worked on it to the limit but the commitment to the dream has produced a truly incredible car, an F1 car for the road,” said Aston Martin CEO, Tobias Moers.

“The Valkyrie is born out of the steadfast dedication of a large group of highly skilled engineers and technicians who have worked tirelessly to get Valkyrie to the production stage. I’m sure our customers will be delighted with what they have achieved.”

As for what it can do once you slam on the throttle, well, it all starts with a Formula 1-inspired 6.5-liter hybrid V12 powertrain, producing a maximum output of 1,040 hp (1,055 ps). It consists of the naturally aspirated V12 and an electric motor, and it works alongside a seven-speed single-clutch automated manual gearbox.

There’s also a strict resale policy as far as the Valkyrie is concerned, with the brand’s former CEO stating that if an owner were to “flip” the car (buy it and then sell it quickly for a profit), that person would then be denied any other opportunity to purchase any further special edition models from Aston Martin. This is a similar policy to what Ford used for the GT and Daimler for the Mercedes-AMG One.

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