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Aston Martin's new hybrid supercar is like IRL Hot Wheels

The Aston Martin Valhalla was unveiled this week and is outfitted with a plug-in hybrid system along with the ability to hit a top speed of 217 mph.

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This week Aston Martin unveiled their new supercar, the Valhalla, which makes use of a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 engine with a flat-plane crankshaft.

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Valhalla makes use of a plug-in hybrid system to augment its V8 engine. This basically means that there are two electric motors located at the front and rear axle(s) respectively.

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937 hp

The Valhalla's total output is staggering

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"Most advanced, most responsive and highest-performing [Valhalla’s engine]."

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To give you a stat rundown: The Valhalla has 738 pound-feet of torque, can accelerate to 62 mph in 2.5 seconds, and can hit a top speed of 217 mph. Aston Martin is aiming to achieve a Nürburgring lap time of 6 minutes and 30 seconds with this new supercar.

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The Valhalla is featured in the forthcoming James Bond film, No Time To Die, which is set to release this November. cnet

A lot of the inspiration for the Valhalla stems from the race cars used in Formula One and its carbon-fiber body was aerodynamically optimized in the same vein. Development for the luxury vehicle was assisted by Aston F1 drivers Nico Hulkenberg, Lance Stroll, and Sebastian Vettel.

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