Aston Martin seems to be binging on production to live up to its promise of seven cars in seven years. However, amid the hassle, the company recently launched the redesigned Vantage and also pushed the DBS Superleggera to its first year of production.
The company’s upcoming plans sport a wide variety of vehicles, some of which are Aston Martin’s firsts. The much-awaited upcoming projects of the company range from a hypercar to its first SUV.
Aston Martin has also stated plans to begin the production of more electrified models starting with the Rapide R and its all-electric Lagonda brand in 2021
Apart from that, the British auto giant has also stated plans to begin the production of more electrified models starting with the Rapide E and its all-electric Lagonda brand in 2021.
Recently, Aston Martin put out the first sketch of its upcoming hypercar, named as Project 003, placed below Valkyrie. The hypercar, according to the company, will sport a gasoline-electric hybrid engine and will be built on a lightweight platform.
Reports suggest that the Rapide E is set for a 2019-launch with just 155 units exiting the production ramp
Another one of Aston Martin’s ambitious electric projects include the Rapide E. Reports suggest that the full electric model is set for a 2019-launch with just 155 units exiting the production ramp. Detailed specifications of the car have not yet been revealed by the company. However, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer had previously said that the car would cost around $260,000.
The car will carry battery packs that are supplied by Hyperbat, a joint venture between the engineering arm of the Williams Formula One racing team and manufacturing and logistics specialist Unipart.
Aston Martin has also planned its first SUV under the Lagonda sub-brand which will sport an all-electric powertrain and will arrive in 2021. The company has said that the SUV will feature an ‘evolution’ of the design language that first debuted with the Lagonda Vision Concept.