Aston Martin has announced a creative collaboration with Triton Submarines LLC, the acclaimed manufacturer of state–of-the-art submersibles, for a limited edition submersible codenamed “Project Neptune”. According to the British manufacturer, the venture promises to fuse the performance, beauty and elegance of Aston Martin with the unparalleled expertise of Triton in the field of design, manufacture and operation of submersibles.
Overseen by Aston Martin Consulting, the partnership has shaped a unique concept that will lead to an exclusive, “strictly limited edition” vehicle. Project Neptune takes Triton’s acclaimed Low Profile (LP) three-person platform as a basis upon which to build a new iteration of Aston Martin’s progressive design as the brand seeks to make its mark on superyacht industry.
Aston Martin executive vice president and chief creative officer Marek Reichman and his team are responsible for the transformation of Triton’s compact LP platform. Marek Reichman, commented; “Project Neptune is defined by its sleek, elegant exterior. We have used forms and proportions that express the same devotion to design, engineering and beauty that shape our cars, such as the Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar project.”
Patrick Lahey, president of Triton Submarines LLC, continuted; “We have always admired Aston Martin. The marque represents a deeply held passion for technology, engineering and timeless, elegant design. From our first interaction, it was apparent that Triton and Aston Martin were natural partners and our complimentary values will be realised in this truly exciting project.”