Aston Martin Rapide, one of the most anticipated cars in 2009, was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show 63rd. The elegant Aston Martin Rapide, functional and luxurious, offering space for up to four adults, combined with an engaging driving experience synonymous with all Aston Martin.
As the first production four-door sports brand, Aston Martin Rapide embodies the core values of power, beauty and soul of four doors 'swan wing' to provide access to padded sports seats, front and rear, offering passengers with plenty of accommodation. 301 liters of luggage compartment offers plenty of room for all four passengers whether they are sports bags, or actually a set of skis, an Aston Martin, which can be enjoyed at any occasion, anytime, anywhere.
The environment in the back Aston Martin Rapide has been cleverly packaged to create a space where passengers feel part of the driving experience with a clear view to the front and sides. Comfort and support is provided as two individual seats trimmed by hand and the level of staff against a heating and air conditioning. Practical help for everyday use, the trunk has a movable partition to allow access to the cabin, while the rear seats fold at the touch of a button to create a flat cargo area increased from 301 liters luggage 750 liters.
At the heart of every Aston Martin is the evocative engine delivers power and torque evenly: Aston Martin Rapide is equipped with an engine hand-built 6.0-liter V12, 470 hp (477 hp / 350 kW) peak power delivered to 6000 rpm and 600 Nm (443 lbft) Most of torque at 5000 rpm. Just tuned six-speed Touchtronic 2 automatic transmission as standard, allowing the driver to change gear automatically or manually via steering column-mounted magnesium paddles.