The Aston Martin Valkyrie is fully uncovered in this unique four-part book
From initial sketches to the finished car, this four-part book offers a fascinating read about the fights, worries, challenges, financial issues and politics occurring when a traditional sports car brand and a leading Formula 1 team join forces to engineer the first genuine road legal Formula 1 car.
Limited to just 300 numbered copies, the four volumes are housed in a stunning slip case with each volume covering a different stage of the journey to the finished car. Volume one starts with the founding of the relationship between Aston Martin and Red Bull, while the final volume looks at initial testing and assembly of the finished cars.
It is incredibly rare for this kind of book to be produced during the creation of a car, so often these books are produced years afterwards when it is much harder to gather the information and imagery. That is what makes this four-part book so special. The writers were there gathering information as it happened, all along the way, painting an unparalleled insight into the complexities of car development in the 21st century.
The slip case housing the books measures 30cm square and the print finishing is second to none, with various techniques used such as embossing, UV-varnish and much more to create a tactile piece of print that looks as good as it reads. The books are written in English and can be purchase from the Classic Driver Shop now.