The all new 2013 Aston Martin Rapide S has arrived and it replaces and betters an already successful version of the Rapide line. The Rapide S is a luxury GT car and it has been rejuvenated to take on the competition in the GT segment.
|Vehicle Type: Super Sport Sedan||Est. Market Price: NA|
|Fuel Tank Capacity: 23.9 gals (90L)||MPG: NA|
|Length: 197.6 in. (502 cm)||Wheelbase: 117.7 in. (298.9 cm)|
|Height: 53.1 in. (135 cm)||Width: 84.2 in. (214 cm)|
|Curb Weight: 4387 lbs (1990 kg)||Maximum Seating: 2+2|
|Engine: V12 Quad-OHC||Displacement: 5935 cc|
|Horsepower: 550 HP||Max RPM: 6750 rpm|
|Torque: 457 lb-ft @ 550 rpm||Transmission: 6-Speed 'Touchtronic 2'|
|0-62 mph: 4.9 seconds||Top Speed: 190 mph (306 km/h)|
The Rapide S is powered by an all-new AM11 (Gen 4) naturally aspirated 6 liter V12 engine. This all improved engine delivers 17% more power than its predecessor, making this the quickest Rapide ever at the starting gate. This brute of an engine produces 550 Horsepower and generates 457 lb-ft of torque. Not surprising that Rapide S clocks 0-62 mph in just 4.9 seconds.
Aston Martins are known to have the looks that impress, and this is no different. The Rapide S comes with an aggressive new look. It receives a new face with a bold full-face aluminum front grille that adds lot of character to the car. The rear also gets a new treatment that improves the overall aerodynamics and aesthetics. The design team managed to achieve nearly perfect weight distribution of 48:52 (front/rear), which makes the car more balanced and controlled.
Aston Martin Rapide S delivers on all counts. It is a luxurious sports car that has comes with a lot of style (something Aston Martin are known for) and agile performance to thrill every enthusiast out there. Rapide S comes with whole host of customization options, that will allow you to tailor the car as you would have it.