The company Aston Martin has begun testing its first motorcycle.
The British brand has posted a video testing the world’s first motorcycle with label Aston Martin. Track bike with the full name “AMB 001 by Aston Martin and Brough Superior” was created in collaboration with the British company Brough Superior.
Mule AMB 001 in the traditional livery of the Aston Martin Camo completed the first track test on the track Pau-Arnos, France, which will host a series of tests for the assessment of driving and dynamic performance. In particular, the developers will check the chassis geometry, ergonomics and dynamic behavior. After the test Brough Superior will provide information on all performance parameters of AMB 001.
In parallel, bench test motor bike – 180-horsepower V-type turbo engine, first installed in serial motorcycle. The unit is equipped with an intercooler with an enlarged exhaust manifold that makes it look like a engine of supercar.
“This special motorcycle, just as our road car is the result of great design, combined with modern technology for the production bike to be proud of any collector. We’re excited to see how much has been done, both on track and outside of it, and look forward to the moment when will begin production of this incredible machine,” said Executive Vice President and chief creative officer at Aston Martin Marek Reichman.
Serial production of AMB 001 will begin this fall on the Brough Superior factory in Toulouse, France. Circulation sportbike limit 100 units cost 108 thousand euros each.