Süper otomobil hibrit destekli bir V6'dan beslenecek.

Aston Martin'in yeni süper otomobili Valhalla'nın kullanacağı yeni motora dair ilk bilgiler sonunda paylaşıldı. Hacmi 3.0 litre olan çift turboşarjlı V6 ünitenin adı TM01 olarak belirlenmiş. 1968'den beridir markanın kendi içinde ürettiği ilk motor olan TM01, ismini 1950'lerde ve 1960'larda aktif olan Aston mühendisi Tadek Marek'e selam veriyor.

İngiliz üretici TM01'in güç ve tork verilerini henüz paylaşmadı fakat hatırlarsanız motorun 746 kW yani 1000 bg civarında güç sunacağı söyleniyordu. Aston, teknik verilerin Valhalla'nın tanıtılacağı yıl olan 2022'de paylaşılacağını belirtmiş.

Gallery: Aston Martin Valhalla TM01 3.0-Liter Turbocharged V6

TM01 kodlu motor, "hot V" yani sıcak V kategorisine giriyor çünkü turbolar, silindirlerin arasındaki V formunun içine yerleştirilmiş. Aston, hibrit sistemle ilgili detaya girmese de, güç ünitesinin "elektrik desteğiyle birlikte model yelpazesindeki en güçlü motor olacağının" sözünü vermiş. Bu arada bahsi geçen motor, her şeyiyle 200 kg'dan daha hafif tutulmuş.

"Kendi güç ünitenizi üretmek kolay iş değildir fakat ekibimiz bunu başardı. Yapacağımız birçok yeni atılım için kilometre taşı sayılan bu güç ünitesinin vadettikleri kesinlikle heyecan verici." diyor Aston Martin CEO'su Andy Palmer TM01 kodlu motor için.

Her biri 875 bin £'dan (günümüz kuruyla yaklaşık 6,644 milyon TL) satılacak olan Valhalla'dan sadece 500 adet üretilecek. Aston, Valkyrie'de olduğu gibi Red Bull Advanced Technologies ve ünlü Formula 1 mühendisi Adrian Newey ile birlikte çalışıyor. Bunun bir sonucu olarak da gövdeye FlexFoil adı verilen ve hücum açısını değiştirmeden downforce (yere basma kuvveti) miktarını ayarlayabilen bir arka kanat eklenmiş. Yeni Valhalla'yı merakla bekliyoruz...

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ASTON MARTIN BREATHES LIFE INTO A NEW V6 ERA

 


New 3.0-litre V6 Aston Martin-designed engine set for debut in Valhalla
Hybrid / plug-in hybrid engine set to be most powerful in Aston Martin range
‘Hot V’ configuration allows high performance electrification and future emissions compliance
In-house hybrid / plug-in hybrid system development is underway

 

Tuesday 24 March, Gaydon: Aston Martin has revealed further details of its in-house designed V6 engine, which has been created initially for deployment in a new range of mid-engined sportscars, starting with the Aston Martin Valhalla from 2022.

 


Codenamed TM01 – celebrating Aston Martin’s illustrious engineer of the 50s and 60s, Tadek Marek – the engine has already undergone a series of extensive testing on the dyno, as the team make progress towards creating the luxury British brand’s first in-house designed engine since 1968.

 


Confirmed today as a 3.0-litre turbocharged V6, the full powertrain will be electrified – an aspect that has been key to the engine’s development from day one. In parallel to the tests shown today, Aston Martin is developing a new range of hybrid systems that will ensure that the complete unit will become the most powerful in the Aston Martin range when on sale. The final power and torque figures for each application of this powertrain will be determined by the desired characteristics of each product it serves and confirmed at the time of launch.

 


Following the Aston Martin Valkyrie - the brand’s first mid-engined hypercar - many key learnings have been directly applied to this project. As a result, the decision to develop the engine with a ‘hot V’ structure was clear from the start, with the configuration allowing for this compact engine to weigh less than 200kg.

 


Higher engine speeds, in combination with the benefits of electrification, will offer the performance characteristics of a mid-engined sportscar on an extreme level. Naturally, the engine will be positioned directly behind the driver’s cabin and equipped with a dry sump system to guarantee the lowest possible centre of gravity. The system will also deliver exceptional lubrication performance during on-limit, high-speed cornering. Despite the overt nature of this powertrain, the engine is designed to meet all future emission requirements for Euro 7.   

 


Joerg Ross, Powertrain Chief Engineer said: “This project has been a great challenge from the start. Putting a team together to deliver what is going to be the future power of Aston Martin has been an honour. From the very beginning, we have had the freedom to explore and innovate in a way that we have not been able to do so in a very long time. Most importantly, we wanted to create something that is befitting of the TM01 nameplate and create something that would have impressed our predecessor and pioneering engineer, Tadek Marek”.

 


Aston Martin President and Group CEO, Andy Palmer said about this engine: “Investing in your own powertrains is a tall order, but our team have risen to the challenge. Moving forward, this power unit will be integral to a lot of what we do and the first signs of what this engine will achieve are incredibly promising.”

 


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