Aston Martin has recently presented the Volante Vision Concept. This luxury concept aircraft is the product of a unique partnership involving Cranfield University, Cranfield Aerospace Solutions and Rolls Royce. Its goal? To make luxury air transportation a reality.
Andy Palmer, Aston Martin President and CEO said, “With population in urban areas continuing to grow, congestion in towns and cities will become increasingly demanding.” He further explained the need for alternative transportation solutions that would reduce pollution while improving mobility. “Air travel will be a crucial part in the future of transportation,” he added, “the Volante Vision Concept is the ultimate luxury mobility solution.”
The Volante Vison Concept is the combination of latest aerospace, electrical and autonomous technological advances as well as Aston Martin’s exemplary design. The aircraft features vertical takeoff and landing capabilities. It can comfortably accommodate three adults.
Aston Martin EVP and Chief Creative Officer Marek Reichman added, “We have a unique chance to create a luxury concept aircraft that will represent the ultimate fusion of art and technology.”