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Aston Martin makes AM-RB 001 hypercar the star of Toronto; To Be Manufactured in Markham

Of course, with so much F1 heritage, the RB 001’s chassis is constructed from carbon fibre and, like the last Aston Martin limited edition supercar, the One-77, the tub and bodywork are being produced by Markham, Ontario’s own Multimatic.

This is a decorative photoFor his part, Palmer is stressing F1-like handling rather than outright speed, claiming that track versions of the AM-RB 001 will be as quick around racetracks — such as Silverstone, where England’s annual F1 race is held — as a current 2016 F1 racer. Carbon discs and F1-spec brake calipers by Alcon and Surface Transforms mean the 001 stops as well as it goes.

Of course, with so much F1 heritage, the RB 001’s chassis is constructed from carbon fibre and, like the last Aston Martin limited edition supercar, the One-77, the tub and bodywork are being produced by Markham, Ontario’s own Multimatic (which you may remember is building Ford’s GT as well). The concept (and the car being shown in Toronto is very much a concept; the doors don’t even open) looks very much a Formula One racer onto which a Le Mans LMP prototype body has been grafted, further sculpted with the styling flourishes that Aston Martin’s chief creative officer, Marek Reichman, is famous for.

Full Article: www.driving.ca