New Aston Martin Valhalla supercar revealed with 937bhp hybrid power

The new Aston Martin Valhalla supercar has been unveiled, together with full specifications for what is the first series production mid-engined road automobile in the brand’s 108-year history.
Claimed to be “an extraordinary, genuinely driver-focused mid-engined hybrid supercar”, the Valhalla has progressed from the initial 2019 concept to a road-ready production model and will define a new era for Aston Martin. 
Aston Martin Valhalla: powertrain, performance and range
The Valhalla is the first automobile to be revealed as part of the brand’s transformational plan and crucial to that is the car’s plug-in hybrid powertrain. As automobile express recently reported, the Valhalla concept’s in-house V6 has been scrapped in favour of what Aston describes as a bespoke 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine with a flat-plane crankshaft. The new engine produces 740bhp on its own, revs to 7,200rpm and breathes through a top-exit lightweight active exhaust system.

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It’s joined by a pair of electric motors – one on the front axle and one on the rear – which add a additionally 201bhp for a total combined output of 937bhp. The engine is mated to an all-new eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission (another first for Aston, which will be used on future models) sending power to the rear wheels through an electronically controlled limited-slip differential. 
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