Aston Martin and Brough Superior Limited Edition Motorcycle- AMB 001
AMB 001 is the first limited edition motorcycle built by the exotic car manufacturer Aston Martin in collaboration with Brough Superior Motorcycles. Its a track-only motorcycle and 100 units will be ever made by the brand.
Aston Martin And Brough Superior AMB 001 Key Facts
- 997cc DOHC V-Twin Engine
- Water and Oil cooled
- 180HP Max Power
- 180 KG Dry Weight
- Limited Production only 100 Units
- Semi-Dry Sump Lubrication
- Extractiblr 6-Speed Gearbox with an APTC Clutch
- The timing is driven by a compact short Morse chain
- Turbo Charged
- Ultra-Lightweight Aston Martin Wings
- Price – $100,000 (RS 90 lakh INR)
Aston Martin AMB 001 Overview
The AMB 001 is designed by Aston Martin and engineered by Brough Superior Motorcycles which is now based in France and headed by Thierry Henriette. The motorcycle was debuted in EICMA 2019 and with no doubt, it became the limelight. It uses Brough Superior’s water-cooled DOHC V-twin engine but added with a variable-geometry turbocharger and intercooler to boost the power to 180 hp and with just 180 kg of dry weight its a rocket for the tracks. And with only 100 units to be be made it falls in the list of the most expensive superbike in recent times.
AMB 001 Design.
Aston Martin has done great work in designing the AMB 001 giving it a retro-futuristic design. One of the key design features is an aluminum fin that runs from the carbon fiber tank, passing under the saddle and out onto the rear of the motorcycle.
Aston Martin Wings logos are made up of thin laser cut metal sheets and included in the lacquer layers for a perfect finish, its directly derived from their AMR supercars.
The leather seat is handcrafted like a luxury car interior, with high-quality contrasting color leather, matching with the handcrafted handlebars grips.
The AMB “001/100” also takes inspiration from the Aston Martin Valkyrie Hypercar and features stainless steel wings in the front. Another set of carbon wings further offered to the motorcycle just below the cowl provides additional downforce at high speed.
AMB 001 Chassis
The AMB 001 Superbike sport innovative chassis is made up of CNC machined billet metal and bolted on the V-twin engine which is a fully load-bearing chassis component, combining stiffness with lightness. Then structural carbon fiber rear subframe and Titanium interfaces complete it fully.
The front of the AMB 001 sports a Hossack-style double-wishbone suspension like other Brough Superior motorcycles.
To keep the weight as low as possible the AMB 001 is equipped with super lightweight forged aluminum wheels with a design exclusive to the motorcycle.
AMB 001 Engine
The Aston Martin AMB 001 is powered by a 997cc,88-degree, DOHC, semi-dry-sump lubrication V-twin setup borrowed from the Brough Superior Motorcycles. It is capable of generating a maximum power figure of 180HP with the help of a turbocharger. With the dry weight of the motorcycle at 180kgs, the power to weight ratio is 1:1.
With the exotic design by Aston Martin and great engineering from Brough Superior, the AMB 001 motorcycle is more of an art and a perfect collectible and guess spend more time resting than on tracks. Production to be started by end of 2020. AMB “002/100” is also being rendered by Aston Martin.
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