Aston Martin Rapide

Rapide S is the world’s most beautiful four-door sports car. Created with the finest ingredients, conceived with a unique vision, it combines sensational sports car performance and supreme refinement in one compelling form. The latest detailed evolution provides an even greater breadth of ability. Ground-breaking and yet possessed of timeless beauty, Rapide S is sublime, thrilling and every inch an Aston Martin.

Specifications

Rapid S

General Info

Price $0
Shape Coupe
No. Doors 4
Seats 4
Seatrows 2

Dimensions

Wheelbase 2989
Height 1360
Length 5019
Width 1929

Features

Brakes • Front Dual-cast brake discs, 400 mm diameter with six-piston calipers
• Rear Dual-cast brake discs, 360 mm diameter with four-piston calipers
• 3-stage Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
• Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
• Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
• Emergency Brake Assist (EBA)
• Traction Control (TC)
• Hydraulic Brake Assist (HBA)
• Positive Torque Control (PTC)
• Electronic Park Brake (EPB)
Entertainment & Communication • 1000-watt Bang & Olufsen BeoSound audio system with ICEpower® technology
• Hard Disk Drive (HDD) satellite navigation 1,2
• 6.5” LCD Screen
• DAB radio 1
• AM/FM radio 1
• Integrated Apple iPod® and iPhone® connector (requires Apple-supplied Lightning adaptor for iPhone 5 compatibility) 4
• USB connector with Waveform Audio Format (WAF), Windows Media Player (WMA) and MPEG (MP3) audio file compatibility
• A2DP Bluetooth® audio
• 3.5 mm auxiliary input socket
Interior • Full-grain Luxmill leather interior
• Walnut facia trim
• Iridium Silver centre console outer finish and Graphite inner finish
• Glass switches
• Auto-dimming interior rear-view mirror
• Auto-dimming interior rear-view mirror with garage door opener (USA and Canada)1
• Electrically operated front seats
• Memory front seats and exterior mirrors (three positions)
• Dual-stage driver and front passenger frontal airbags
• Front occupant side airbags
• Head protection airbags for front and rear occupants
• Heated front and rear seats
• Heated rear screen
• Automatic front and rear temperature control
• Organic Electroluminescent (OEL) displays
• LED map lamps and ambient lighting
• Trip computer
• Cruise control
• Powerfold exterior mirrors
• Front and rear parking sensors
• Tyre-pressure monitoring 1
• Alarm and immobiliser
• Remote-control central door locking and boot release
• Tracking device (UK only) 3
• Umbrella

Engine

Engine Name AM 29 V12
Engine Description • All-alloy, quad overhead camshaft, 48-valve, 5935 cc V12
• Front mid-mounted engine, rear-wheel drive
• Fully catalysed stainless steel exhaust system with active bypass valves
• Compression ratio 10:9:1
• Max power 411 kW (560 PS/552 bhp) at 6650 rpm
• Max torque 630 Nm (465 lb ft) at 5500 rpm
• Acceleration 0-60 mph in 4.2 sec; 0-100 km/h in 4.4 sec
• Max speed 327 km/h (203 mph)
Drive Train Rear wheel drive
Top Speed 327
Transmission Type Touchtronic
Transmission Description • Rear mid-mounted, ‘Touchtronic III’, eight-speed gearbox with electronic shift-by-wire control system
• Alloy torque tube with Carbon Fibre propeller shaft
• Limited-slip differential
• Final-drive ratio 2.73:1
Torque Nm 630
Power Kw 552

Weight

Kerb Weight 1990

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