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Aston Martin Valkyrie: Red Bull's 'F1 car for the road' gets a name

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    Keith Collantine
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    Aston Martin AM-RB 001, 2016
    Aston Martin Valkyrie

    The Aston Martin Valkyrie will be the production name for the Red Bull-designed car previously referred to as the AM-RB 001:

    The name continues a fine tradition of Aston Martin ‘V’ cars. This began back in 1951 with Vantage, which was selected as a name to distinguish high performance variants of the then current model, the DB2. Boasting 125bhp versus 105bhp for the standard engine, the Vantage represented a significant increase in performance and desirability. The first time the Vantage badge appeared was on the side of the DB5.

    More: http://www.astonmartin.com/en/live/news/2017/03/06/the-aston-martin-valkyrie-am-rb-001-hypercar-takes-its-name-from-the-gods

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    George
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    I like it, suits the aggressive design of the car.

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