Marko Rubbishes Aston Martin Engine Rumors
Rumors that Aston Martin’s roadway cars will quickly be equipped with Formula One-style engines have actually been unmasked by the business’s chief technical officer, Dr. Ulrich Marko.
In a current declaration, Marko unconditionally dismissed reports that the British car manufacturer is preparing to fit its cars with powertrains comparable to those utilized in the peak of motorsport.
” Contrary to current reports in the media, we have no strategies to present an F1-style engine in any of our roadway cars,” stated Marko. “We’ve been checking out a range of powertrain alternatives for our designs, however the innovation utilized in Formula One is not something we are actively checking out.”
Marko’s remarks come at a time when speculation has actually been widespread that Aston Martin is wanting to make the leap from its present engine lineup, which is based upon Mercedes-AMG’s twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8, to a more effective and innovative powertrain.
The reports were additional sustained by the truth that Aston Martin just recently registered with Red Bull Racing, a Formula One group, to become its main engine provider.
However, Marko’s declaration cleans up any confusion, and verifies that Aston Martin’s roadway cars will stay powered by the reliable V8 engine for the foreseeable future.
” We are positive that our present engine lineup can powering our cars to piece de resistance levels,” stated Marko. “We are constantly trying to find methods to enhance our engines and make them more effective, and we will continue to do so.”