Aston Martin Delays Electric Car Launch To 2026

by AutoExpert   |  28 February, 2024

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Aston Martin will delay the launch of its first electric car until 2026, one year after the original plan. Chairman Lawrence Stroll explained that they made this decision after realizing that consumer interest in electric vehicles was not as high as they had thought some years ago.

In their journey towards electric mobility, Aston Martin is being cautious. They are taking plug-in hybrid powertrains as an intermediary step, permitting buyers to experience a touch of electric driving while still enjoying the thrill of Aston Martin’s traditional performance.

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Stroll emphasized maintaining the unique thrill and character of driving an Aston Martin even through electrification. The goal is for customers to be able to enjoy electric driving within urban areas while also experiencing the sports car feel on open roads.

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To make its electric vision real, Aston Martin has joined forces with Lucid, a cutting-edge US company that has developed electric propulsion technology for its own high-performance electric sedans. These electric powertrains are capable of around 1500 bhp.

Aston Martin

In the future, Aston Martin’s electric lineup will be like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re going to get. The company is experimenting with all types of vehicles: sports cars, sedans, SUVs, and whatever else they can think of. The ultimate goal? To match the Porsche Taycan’s level of sustainability while still keeping that iconic Aston Martin style.

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