The 2014 Aston Martin Rapide S is a passenger concerns, high-performance luxury sedan with a trunk hatchback-style. The 2014 Aston Martin Rapide S standard equipment includes 20-inch wheels, driver-adjustable adaptive dampers, a difference to a limited-slip, bi-xenon headlamps, front and rear parking sensors, front and rear automatic climate control, heated front and rear seats , a full leather interior, power front seats with memory functions, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth, a navigation system and a 15-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system with a CD player, an iPod / USB audio interface, an auxiliary jack audio radio satellite Garmin-based.
In addition to or in Lieu of options for the 2014 Aston Martin Rapide S include different wheels, different brake caliper colors, titanium hood and side of this, exterior and interior of the carbon-fiber trim packages, before the wind and the rear seats, audio system better, a rear- seat entertainment system , a six-piece custom-fit set similar to the inner skin, and many special paint and leather colors.
2014 Aston Martin Rapide S Interior
Its difficult to find on the surface inside the 2014 Aston Martin Rapide S that will be covered in velvety-soft, leather, impeccably stitched as wood, bamboo, piano-black or mixed color (even sapphire crystals) fill in the blanks. Whether surface or end, of all things authentic. The gauges are equally eye-catching, and some may find it charming to have the dial indicators for the speedometer and tachometer rotating in opposite directions, but off-putting to us.
The 2014 Aston Martin Rapide S does not have a central infotainment head control, as well as the day-to-day operation of various systems available using the buttons on the center stack of written approach. Its standard navigation systems is the Garmin unit adapted to serve, well, we readily acknowledge, from the dash. However, for this kind of money, considering many potential buyers would want a larger screen and a more elegant design. We realized, at least in our test car, a disappointing number of squeaks and rattles.
Driver seat is wonderfully comfortable, with ample legroom and headroom for drivers taller. However, the low-slung seating position and greenhouse coupe like feel like that of a sports car than a traditional sedan. Backseat certainly offers more i Coupe Aston Martin like the DB9, but Porsche Panamera feels as if it’s easy Limousine. Headroom and legroom are limited to the design style helicopter. Major concern is the lack of hip-room caused by the tunnel broad transaxle. In short, the Rapide S can take a pair of couples out to dinner, but you will not want to drive to the Hamptons for the weekend. Growing space from 14 cubic feet to less than 31 after its two rear seat-backs forward to create a flat cargo bay. And unlike traditional sedans and rear bulkheads, seat-backs folded is finished and how they release and gently fall into place is different.
2014 Aston Martin Rapide S Engine
Rear-wheel-drive Aston Martin Rapide S is powered by a 5.9-liter V12 good for 550 hp (up from 470 hp) and 457 pound-feet of torque (from 443 LB-ft). A 6-speed automatic with paddle shifters is the only available transmission. In the test, the 2014 Aston Martin Rapide S accelerated from zero to 60 Mph in 4.8 seconds, which is certainly the quick, but especially the slightly less expensive than luxury sport sedans, including the supercharged Jaguar XJ Super sport, Mercedes-Benz AMG CLS63 and Porsche Panamera Turbo. Despite the increased engine output this year, Epa-estimated fuel economy is 13 mpg city / 19 mpg highway and 15 mpg combined.
2014 Aston Martin Rapide S Safety
The 2014 Aston Martin Rapide S comes standard with anti-lock disc brakes, the stability and traction control, the front and rear parking sensors, front side airbags, and four other side curtain airbags. In the test, the 2014 Aston Martin Rapide S braked to a standstill from 60 Mph in 114 feet. That’s about average for car of this size and performance tires.