We Finally Know What the Aston Martin Valkyrie Sounds Like (Really Good)

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Various automakers small and large have gone down the “F1 car for the road” path, but I don’t know of many that nail the sound quite like the Aston Martin Valkyrie.

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I mean, there have been one or two cars with actual F1 engines slotted in the middle of them, but even they rarely sound as racy as this, uploaded by Aston CEO Andy Palmer to Twitter for some reason.

Here, listen to the car’s 1,130 horsepower naturally aspirated, 6.5-liter V12:

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Now we just have to keep waiting with bated breath until the car actually makes it into the hands of customers, as cars like the Yamaha OX99-11 never quite did.

Raphael Orlove is features editor for Jalopnik.

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Paullubbock
Paullubbock

I sounds straight up track. I used to be a little more impressed with the “new” crop 1000+ supercars until you realize the 917 was pulling 1100HP out of a flat 12 way back in 1973.