MotorTrend's Ed Loh & Jonny Lieberman sit down with Aston Martin's Director of Design – Miles Nurnberger! Miles tells the inception tale of the Aston Martin Valkyrie, aka The Manhattan Project of Automobiles! The guys discuss behind the scenes stories from the creation of the Valkyrie, the reveal of the Aston Martin DB12 Volante, Aston Martin's partnership with Lucid, Pebble Beach 2100, and why all EVs of the future won't look the same. #TheInEVitable #AstonMartin #AstonMartinValkryie #EV #MotorTrend 3:41 – Aston Martin Valkyrie inception – The Manhattan Project of Automobiles. 5:48 – Valkyrie Designer Adrian Newey. 12:59 – What is the Aston Martin Valkyrie? 14:47 – "The toilet seat". 20:27 – The Valkyrie Experience. 27:03 – Seating design. 30:21 – Crash testing the Valkyrie. 33:27 – Aston Martin DNA. 37:27 – The badge. 43:11 – How do you get in!? 47:02 – Designing the interior. 53:04 – Will there ever be another car like the Valkyrie? 54:04 – Thoughts on McMurtry & Gordon Murray Automotive. 01:03:24 – Have we passed peak interval combustion, is the future ONLY electric? 01:05:57 – Was the Valkyrie project a success? "It wasn't a normal project." 01:10:22 – When was the darkest moment in the project? 01:12:05 – Where does the project stand now with recent changes to Aston Martin? 01:14:03 – Valhalla – the son of the Valkyrie! 01:18:36 – Aston Martin Cygnet. 01:19:31 – Aston Martin's partnership with Lucid! 01:21:50 – Anything new coming? 01:27:21 – Miles' history & love for cars. 01:34:55 – Who designed the Vantage??? 01:38:11 – Aston Martin One-77. 01:41:41 – Who came up with the front intake vents on the One-77? 01:46:15 – Aston Martin DB12 & DB12 Volante! 01:53:55 – Pebble Beach 2100! 01:55:45 – "Piss off" factors in the design process. 01:59:05 – How does Aston Martin approach the EV space? 02:02:03 – Why all EVs won't be the same. MotorTrend is the ultimate streaming destination for gearheads coupled with the latest automotive research and news. Get a fast, simple, and free car quote today ➡️ https://quotes.motortrend.com Start your MotorTrend Streaming Free Trial today!
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