Aston Martin announced today that its new four-door Rapid sedan has started leaving the plant for delivery to the first batch of eagerly awaiting customers.
“Following a warm reception from customers and media observers alike, the Rapide is now set to reach customers and Aston Martin”s 125 showrooms in 34 countries over the coming weeks,” Aston said in a statement.”
The Rapide is on sale now via Aston Martin”s global dealership network. Prices in the United States will start at $199,950, featuring an extensive list of standard equipment including Bang & Olufsen Beosound audio system tailored specifically for Rapide, heated memory seats, dual cast brakes and Adaptive Damping System.
Refresher: Power for the Aston Martin Rapide comes from a 6.0L V12 engine making 470-hp and a peak torque of 443 lb-ft. Mated to a Touchtronic 2 6-speed gearbox with electronic shift-by-wire control system, the Aston Martin Rapide can go from 0 to 60 mph in 5.1 seconds with a top speed of 188 mph.
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– By: Kap Shah