2017 Aston Martin Rapide S is a four-door, high-performance sports sedan, which British luxury brand Aston Martin introduced early in 2010. This is the first time a concept car at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show in 2006 and the production model of the Rapide is shown at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show.
The name Rapide is a reference to the Lagonda Rapide, a luxury car by Lagonda, now part of Aston Martin. The new Rapide is the company’s first 4-door sedan since the Aston Martin Lagonda was discontinued in 1989. This is based on the Aston Martin DB9 and shares the same VH platform. The 1st cars rolled out in May 2010, initially built in a dedicated plant at the Magna Steyr facility in Graz, Austria.
Aston Martin has decided to terminate its production by subcontractor Magna Steyr in mid-2012, 6-years previous than expected. Production of the car was also temporarily halted in May 2011. Aston Martin Rapide S is entered in the 2010 24 Hours of Nurburgring. Aston Rapide S was the first car to the 24 hours race Nürburgring with fuel hydrogen.
2017 Aston Martin Rapide S Design
Assertive, confident, bold and yet perfectly proportioned, 2017 Aston Martin Rapide S has a purity of purpose that contradicts its broad capabilities. This strength of character woven into the details Rapide S. details such as the assertive style full-face aluminum grille and elongated side gills within define reminiscent of the power.
2017 Aston Martin Rapide S is a sports car with four doors, helping with easy access to the rear seats, rather than a luxury car, try to look sporty, as is the case with many other manufacturers. It managed to design markers retain the silhouette of a sports car by proportion and the sleek lines, Aston Martin’s key. It is then beautifully packaged, that is why when people look at the Rapide S what they see is a sports car rather than a four-door sedan car. The car combines luxury, style and sports thrill like no other.
2017 Aston Martin Rapide S Interior
2017 Rapide S use more learning than any other Aston Martin in history. Thousands of unique color combinations and a wide range of finishes make each Rapide S partner for its owner. Aston Martin’s long history of custom handcrafted luxury is palpable in the fine execution of every detail in the 2017 Rapide S. The use of the best leather, a great variety of forest and other luxury materials, are made every cabin by hand with a passion and absolute precision. For example, in an embroidered ‘AML’ logo is to create more than five thousand stitches applied to the desired finish.
An interior of high quality means traveling Rapide S to travel in pure comfort. It’s a hut dressed in the finest materials. Hale of Bridge of Weir leather works in harmony with wood and carbon fiber details to create an environment where every detail is designed to create luxury. Exclusive in design, attractive in experience, Aston Martin Rapide S 2017 the power of luxury.
2017 Aston Martin Rapide S Engine
Rapide S is the most powerful four-door Aston Martin ever made. We combine breakthrough technology with our advanced technology to create a new generation of the engine, the 6.0 liter V12 AM29. The most advanced engine in our history. The technology of the racetrack provide unprecedented performance figures; A top speed of 203 km, a 0-60 mph time of just 4.2 seconds and 552 BHP of power, a staggering 18% increase on the first generation Rapide. AM29 is the force behind the luxury.
Aston Martin Rapide 2017 have the Bosch engine management system. Advanced electronic communication thousands of times per second with the AM29 engine and Touchtronic III transfers to engine performance precisely control and improve fuel efficiency. Utilization two control units, each monitoring six engine cylinders, this accurate data and performance management technology brings a new level of engineering excellence 2017 Aston Martin Rapide S.
2016 Aston Martin Rapide S
Type, Luxury vehicle
Rating, 4/5 · Car and Driver
MPG, 14 city / 21 highway
Horsepower, 552 hp
Engine, 6.0 L V12
Dimensions, 198″ L x 76″ W x 54″ H
Curb Weight, “4,387 lbs”