Is the Aston Martin Valkyrie really an F1 car for the road? | Top Gear

3 Μάρ 2021
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The Aston Martin Valkyrie is pegged as an 'F1 car for the road'. But is it really? With a little help from Aston Martin F1’s Otmar Szafnauer, the Valkyrie Chief Engineer Fraser Dunn and a big, fat Aston Martin F1 car, Top Gear Magazine’s Ollie Marriage investigates.
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  • Does the F1 car weigh 750 kg including driver AND a full tank of fuel?

    ΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΣΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΣΠριν ημέρα
  • Not sure how this will be a good investment for actual driving on the road

    Edison73100Edison73100Πριν 3 ημέρες
  • MANACACK

    JerrmzJerrmzΠριν 3 ημέρες
  • valkyrie road car inspired from F1 Astonmartine car inspired from Mercedes AMG F1 car :D

    Ahmed ShokryAhmed ShokryΠριν 3 ημέρες
  • I love seeing the marks on the Valkyrie. It has actually been driven and used. Unlike most cars on this kind of stage never actually driven!

    Ethan SEthan SΠριν 5 ημέρες
  • Brake ducts you say? I'm sure McLaren is going to have something to say 😂

    Thomas NapertThomas NapertΠριν 5 ημέρες
    • pretty sure it was renault that found it out

      Ben PhilpsBen PhilpsΠριν 4 ημέρες
  • That car is an absolute freak of nature. Newey is the Frankenstein of cars.

    M. JacksonM. JacksonΠριν 5 ημέρες
  • Aston Martin sucks in F1, and they build a F1 car for the road, I hope they are faster than a Mercedes station wagon.

    Vinay KumarVinay KumarΠριν 6 ημέρες
    • Not the same thing. AMF1 uses a custom engine from Mercedes. The Valkyrie uses a Cosworth or "Cozzuh," and so far it is a dream. And for a road legal car... What AM is doing is beyond madness, dude. Look at the man behind it. This thing will will make a new "Holy Trinity" along with the Jesko and the AMG One.

      M. JacksonM. JacksonΠριν 5 ημέρες
  • Same colour=same car

    ArsenicArsenicΠριν 8 ημέρες
  • Stop saying its "an F1 car for the road", Its NOT!!!! NO ROAD CAR WILL EVER BE AN F1 CAR!!! Haha will you please just say racing tech, not F1 for the road!

    J BeeJ BeeΠριν 9 ημέρες
  • Stroll is really milking this as much as he can, trying to link the Valkyrie to the F1 team. It was Newey and Redbull that designed that car, not daddy's team.

    NeoLegolasSkywalkerStarkNeoLegolasSkywalkerStarkΠριν 10 ημέρες
  • 24:10 Hamster drove an F1 car... Why can't Top Gear get their host in an F1 car today?

    Bud The CyborgBud The CyborgΠριν 10 ημέρες
  • Good luck washing it....I own a Skoda Fabia and cleaning pollen off of it with a brush is ridiculous.

    Ropponmatsu2Ropponmatsu2Πριν 11 ημέρες
  • YUCK look at that orange peel on the paint lol

    Sosa ParksSosa ParksΠριν 11 ημέρες
  • That Valkyrie looks like a used proto. Scratches on the wheel hubs, not a great paint job, chipped carbon//. This defenitley is a development test/vehicle and it is well used, but what a beauty!

    Bangalore Trail RiderBangalore Trail RiderΠριν 11 ημέρες
  • 22:11 "These paddles come from an F1 car but they won't tell me which one" tbt to RP 20 XD

    ClausClausΠριν 12 ημέρες
  • Well the Mazda Furia started this F-1 idea tho 😔 sorry

    True GaditeTrue GaditeΠριν 12 ημέρες
  • What a misserable paint job on the Valkyrie ;-) 2:30

    Lars Peter AbildgaardLars Peter AbildgaardΠριν 12 ημέρες
  • Theres is an even extreme version of this car i wonder if its as good as an f1 car. What an absolute beast i would kill to get me an f1 or even the extreme version of the valkerie

    Huzaifa SavageHuzaifa SavageΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • I don't think aston will beat alphatauri this year especially with Vetel Driving it, no way

    Tristanto PambudiTristanto PambudiΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • The air filter has more R&D than most production models lmaoook

    PrasunPrasunΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • That diffuser is pretty banged up.

    Michel FortinMichel FortinΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • Their f1 car is designed by Mercedes and the Valkyrie is designed by Redbull

    HerreDePerreHerreDePerreΠριν 14 ημέρες
  • Fantastic, thanks, Ollie. The details on the F1 vs road car were brilliant. It's obvious you're doing your dream job. Glad you took the chance for a quick sit in the F1 car.

    wired 3758wired 3758Πριν 16 ημέρες
  • what type of gas does the owner use?

    Lorenzo Tillman IIILorenzo Tillman IIIΠριν 16 ημέρες
  • Imagine how often your get pulled over because Chips think you drive a race car. Which is kinda true though

    Nurrichard__Nurrichard__Πριν 17 ημέρες
  • European manufactures: People will spend 3 million to drive an aston martin replica f1 on the streets. American manufactures: People will spend $60k to drive a dodge replica nascar on public streets.

    Dynamic SolutionDynamic SolutionΠριν 17 ημέρες
  • shit looks like the vagner from gta

    Matthew YarnevichMatthew YarnevichΠριν 18 ημέρες
  • that's a vagner

    Miguel vMiguel vΠριν 18 ημέρες
  • Stop linking Aston Martin with the Valkyrie project, it was all the hardwork and geniusness of Redbull F1 team and Adrain. Otmar is a fraud.

    Symmetric 69Symmetric 69Πριν 18 ημέρες
  • I'd absolutely love to see a Valkyrie race a GMA T50s

    Robbe ElsasRobbe ElsasΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • I understand the water running off if dropped on the 'air filter' when stationary, but surely the engine would SUCK the water through quicker than it can drain away?

    Wayne LargeWayne LargeΠριν 19 ημέρες
  • More like a Group C car, but all right.

    PsiberzerkerPsiberzerkerΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • the Valkyrie is probably even faster than the F1 Aston, because its gearbox doesnt break so often :P

    QuarkhammerQuarkhammerΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • F1 car on the german autobahn when?

    Tim KuhnTim KuhnΠριν 20 ημέρες
  • Too bad it isn't electric. More of a piece of history now ...

    CDeliuCDeliuΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Aston Martin the new ferrari

    Ben GoacherBen GoacherΠριν 21 ημέρα
  • Who better than AM racing mmmmmm how about the designer of the car and Red Bull.

    daniel thompsondaniel thompsonΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • Most countries dont even have the roads to drive this on.

    but whybut whyΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • Now it's time to give it a Doug score. Practicality us nonexistent and that scores a 0 but weekend score it 11 out of 10.

    Gerard MontgomeryGerard MontgomeryΠριν 22 ημέρες
  • Great advertisement for Aston and nothing more. Consider his preparation and knowledge of the Valkyrie which he is supposed to be comparing quote: "I've noticed it has brake ducts" Wow you really know a lot about the car. It's like he looked over the Valkyrie right before the video. I really like the car but this is poor at best.

    markmarkΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • Where f1 and Nascar are the same... an "Aston Martin" with a Mercedes Engine!! LOL!

    MaliVinnyBMaliVinnyBΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • Mercedes : Hah, you late.

    SyafiqSyafiqΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • And redbull sponsors are still on it 🤣

    Robbert CoevoetsRobbert CoevoetsΠριν 23 ημέρες
  • he basically went "ye sure why not, theres a bit of f1 tech in there"

    DromeddaDromeddaΠριν 24 ημέρες
  • its incredible to me how they are putting so much effort into making what is essentially a formula 1 car road legal and creating the ultimate drivers car. and then about 90% of people who will buy the car will just let it sit in a garage and never drive it.

    Michel VeitMichel VeitΠριν 25 ημέρες
  • Reminds me of Furai but with holes.

    内田ガネーシュ内田ガネーシュΠριν 26 ημέρες
  • Ohh nice Sebastian Vettel will secure you the15th till 20th place.

    DoomOfConvictionDoomOfConvictionΠριν 26 ημέρες
  • 21:05 That's not really that special. A cheap D1 Spec quickrelease does the same.

    DaveDaveΠριν 27 ημέρες
  • Valkyrie Vs Project one!

    Drew SeckyDrew SeckyΠριν 27 ημέρες
  • Aston Martin F1 car dimensions, 5.6 meters/18 feet 4 inches long with a 3.7 meter/12 foot 1 inch long wheelbase! The F1 car’s wheelbase at 145 inches is almost as long as the 149” Mini Cooper is overall! It’s total length of 220 inches is 8 inches longer than the 212 inch long 2021 Rolls Royce Ghost! Can they make F1 cars any longer?😳

    HoldMyBeer76HoldMyBeer76Πριν 28 ημέρες
  • F1 cars are so big these days. It’s insane how long and big they’ve gotten over the years. Seeing the F1 car next to the Valkyrie is mind blowing. You really see just how big today’s F1 cars are.

    HoldMyBeer76HoldMyBeer76Πριν 28 ημέρες
  • Cant be a fan of Aston Martin as long as stroll drives for them. Sorry bout it

    AaronAaronΠριν 28 ημέρες
  • The Valkyrie isn't for the road...??

    Tom RauheTom RauheΠριν 28 ημέρες
  • 19:39 "simple"

    AtsxmuAtsxmuΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • I really want to see a amg progect 1 vs Aston Martin valkyrie

    Iliya DavoodipourIliya DavoodipourΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • And the valkyrie’s brake ducts are Mercedes quality!

    Ethan LEthan LΠριν 29 ημέρες
  • The frantic hamburger trivially plug because cough implicitly excuse excluding a staking toad. aware, abnormal hyena

    leo hugleo hugΠριν μήνα
  • When the hell did F1 cars become as big as Jeeps...

    etotheroc43etotheroc43Πριν μήνα
  • mfw i get top gear recommended to me and its not top gear at all

    DoomskullDoomskullΠριν μήνα
  • Mercedes breaks

    ashay kholkarashay kholkarΠριν μήνα
  • Why don't take both on a track and see which one is fastest??

    Basuki SugitoBasuki SugitoΠριν μήνα
  • There you go green mercedes

    amierull ridzwanamierull ridzwanΠριν μήνα
  • that looks like 2020 car just "re-liveried"

    Robert BalejikRobert BalejikΠριν μήνα
  • look more like a Le mans car

    DuckDuckΠριν μήνα
  • I wanna see this versus the AMG-One

    TripleMoya GamesTripleMoya GamesΠριν μήνα
  • Going to have to create a Valkyrie track under the stewardship of the M.U.K. Team (Midas's United Kingdom)! Supposedly, that is one option to call it, unless others have better ideas..?!

    Shaw FarrowShaw FarrowΠριν μήνα
  • 17:52 gets me everytime, this is probably the 100th time btw, I think I should clip it and turn it into a 5 min soundtrack and listen to it when I sleep...

    V I J Δ YV I J Δ YΠριν μήνα
  • Top Gear really got so boring since those 3 lads left

    PedroPedroΠριν μήνα
  • Bumpers for USA???!!!

    JosephJosephΠριν μήνα
  • Meanwhile Koenigsegg putting free valve tech in gemera producing 600hp from 2ltr 3cyl engine...

    Big bang 1Big bang 1Πριν μήνα
  • Great car however red bull f1 helped developed it

    Tom_murray89Tom_murray89Πριν μήνα
  • narrator , first 30 seconds lost interest ! updated page and came back to write this comment !

    Hendrik OttmannHendrik OttmannΠριν μήνα
  • 2020 Aston Martin F1 car does not exist.

    Lynch 616Lynch 616Πριν μήνα
  • Really, you should be able to make a road car even faster than a F1 car. The rules are less restrictive. You mostly just need to add lights, bumpers, and airbags. Having the wheels and roof covered will be better for aero. Moveable aero pieces are totally legal. You can use fans or ground effects if you want. Full active suspension is totally legal. 4 wheels steering, AWD, also totally legal. There is no minimum weight. You can go nuts with the engine. And they've done some of those things. It's only compromised for practicality. Slap some soft slicks on that Valkyrie, and that 2g in corners will go way up. They could make this thing even more extreme really. It just becomes less practical as a real street car as you do it.

    goatmonkey2112goatmonkey2112Πριν μήνα
  • The brake ducts are stolen from mercedes

    GBdudegamerGBdudegamerΠριν μήνα
  • What a beauty with a stunning performance. Hats off to the Canadians who helped build the Valkyrie and the Ford GT 2017 and onwards.

    Peaceful GondolaPeaceful GondolaΠριν μήνα
  • Not gonna lie, I was a bit scared at the sound of that beast to be honest. Even turn down the volume a little bit

    RoedorRoedorΠριν μήνα
  • oh what happened to you top gear..., you used to be my favourite show and now youre just this automotive journalist thing

    DermotiusDermotiusΠριν μήνα
  • F1 Mercedes = astron Martin Valkiri = proyec one Mercedes

    Jorge TorresJorge TorresΠριν μήνα
  • Requesting a race between the Valkyrie & the Gordon Murray T.50s.

    Jeff DonhauserJeff DonhauserΠριν μήνα
  • What an amazing video tour of the Valkyrie...and the comparison to the F1 car. Thank you for a great video!

    RbNetEngrRbNetEngrΠριν μήνα
  • Omtar had nothing to do with the Valkyrie NOTHING it's all redbull technology.

    SLSLΠριν μήνα
  • thats one sharp looking green mercedes

    MagnusMagnusΠριν μήνα
  • That engine sound made my cry

    Fergus McIntyreFergus McIntyreΠριν μήνα
  • Top gear now is chatting and talking...

    Igor MoskalenkoIgor MoskalenkoΠριν μήνα
  • Less talking, more driving.

    LM47LM47Πριν μήνα
  • Cant wait to see these pulling up to the meets.

    Oubim CiusOubim CiusΠριν μήνα
  • Here is the host touching a multi million dollar car and resting on it while the engineer keeps staring at his hand. lol. Keep your grubby paws off the merchandise.

    Polishman 669Polishman 669Πριν μήνα
  • Any dimensions numbers on the valkyrie?

    Moyo PedroMoyo PedroΠριν μήνα
  • This car is like alien engineering.

    DoukenDoukenΠριν μήνα
  • Imagine driving that in London 🥴

    David MurphyDavid MurphyΠριν μήνα
    • People surely will

      __Πριν μήνα
  • My eyes widened when he climbed into the f1 car and you could see the carbon fibre exterior flexing under his foot. Usually drivers have a mini step up ladder to get into the car

    Oscar LindforsOscar LindforsΠριν μήνα
  • Now stick a Naturally Aspirated 10k reving V12 in the f1 car

    Luis GonzalezLuis GonzalezΠριν μήνα
  • I would rather buy a fighter jet for $10mm that this will cost (because its so limited price inflation), seriously though an F-16 was on sale in Florida for $6mm

    JakeJakeΠριν μήνα
  • Im surprised he fit in the F1 car without taking that shoulder restraint/canopy attachment off

    JakeJakeΠριν μήνα
  • Need to sort those headlights out

    Chris WatersChris WatersΠριν μήνα
  • Green looks better then the pink they had last.

    Souk KhanhsilaSouk KhanhsilaΠριν μήνα
  • I dont know about peas in a pod! The makers of the Valkyrie could do with learning a think or two about paint finishes from the F1 guys frankly. It's bloody covered in orange peel whereas that F1 cars finish is literally like glass.

    Ant ElAnt ElΠριν μήνα
  • Is little British guy saying “Falkyrie”?

    13791379Πριν μήνα
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