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Aston Martin Rapide. 2009–20 (prod. n/a). 4-door saloon. F/R, R/R, 5935 cm³ (V12 DOHC), 65 kWh electric. Lagonda for the 21st century, based on the VH architecture shared with DB9. Revived Rapide name from old Lagonda. Stretched to 5 m in length. Effectively a four-door DB9, but does not share any outer panels with the two-door car. Proper seats in the back, though limited knee room; really a sports’ car that happens to have four doors. Original V12 developed 470 bhp. Priced at £140,000 when new. Rapide S from 2013, with V12 developing 550 hp. High-performance AMR from 2018, with 603 PS. Aston Martin’s first electric model, styled RapidE, produced for one year, 2019, with 155 built. Both electric motors mounted at the rear.


Manufacturing locations: Graz, Austria; Gaydon, Warwickshire, England

Marque: Aston Martin | Predecessor: Aston Martin Lagonda (1978–90)





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