Aston Martin’s New Boss Re-Envisioning Future Cars from DBX to Valkyrie

Tobias Moers is whipping the niche automaker into shape. Read on for everything he’s got planned, including a credible threat to dethrone the Lamborghini Urus.BY  AUG 25, 2021MORE DBX PHOTOSMARTYN LUCYGETTY IMAGES

  • Aston Martin CEO Tobias Moers tells Car and Driver that future plug-in supercars will switch to AMG V-8s, made by the company he once headed.
  • A high-performance  DBX and a plug-in hybrid are under development.
  • Valkyrie deliveries will start this year, and an even more extreme track-only version is planned.

UPDATE 8/25/21: In an interview with Motor Trend, Aston Martin CEO Tobias Moers confirmed that a different DBX variant will debut this year before the high-performance version arrives in 2022. This new DBX model is expected to use the same supercharged 3.0-liter inline-six with a 48-volt hybrid system that is found in the Mercedes-AMG 53 models.
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When Tobias Moers became Aston Martin’s CEO last August, there was no doubt the former boss of AMG would make radical changes to the crisis-hit sports-car maker. The first part of this was stabilizing Aston’s position, cutting unsold inventory, and streamlining its production process. The second, now underway, involves some radical alterations to the English manufacturer’s future model strategy.

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Carlos
August 26, 2021

Wow!!! 😱

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