Aston Martin Rapide Functional Yet Luxurious
The elegant Aston Martin Rapide, functional yet luxurious, provides space for up to four adults combined with an engaging driving experience synonymous with all Aston Martins. As the marque's first production four-
door sports car, Aston Martin Rapide encapsulates core values of Power, Beauty and Soul; four 'swan wing' doors provide access to cosseting sports seats both front and rear bestowing occupants with ample accommodation.
Aston Martin Rapide features a new polished alloy upper and lower grill, new front lights with a single lens bi-xenon headlight, side strakes housing the side LED indicators, a pillarless side glass, and standard uniquely styled 20" wheels.
The interior gets a dashboard and controls that are ergonomically designed to provide the driver with all the information needed. A new front seat design, plus rear heating and air conditioning controlled via a rotary dial located between the front seats is also featured on the model. The entertainment is ensured by two LCD screens integrated into the back of the front seat, a six DVD multi-changer, integrated into the boot compartment, and a standard Bang & Olufsen Besound Rapide audio system.
Specs engine, Aston Martin Rapide features a hand-built 6.0-litre V12 engine producing 470 bhp (477 PS / 350 kW) with peak power being delivered at 6000 rpm and 600 Nm (443 lbft) peak torque at 5000 rpm. A specifically tuned six-speed Touchtronic 2 automatic transmission features as standard, allowing the driver to change gear automatically or manually via the steering column-mounted magnesium paddles.
The Aston Martin Rapide encapsulates the values of Aston Martin in a sporting saloon, a four-door sports car with unrivalled performance, extremely high levels of craftsmanship and exceptionally elegant design. The Aston Martin Rapide is a car to savour and share, a characterful, expressive sports grand tourer that extends the Aston Martin experience to an entire family, a group of colleagues or other performance enthusiasts. Beauty, power and practicality have never been presented so seductively