After more than three years of speculation, the UK-based company finally unveiled the Aston Martin Rapide, his first four-door sedan in the range of super sports cars of the company. So get ready own the Porsche Panamera sedan because deliveries will begin in early 2010.
The Rapide engine is a 6.0-liter V12 is present in the Aston Martin DB9, which may make the same 470 hp and 443 lb-ft. The model can do 0 to 60 mph in just 5.1 seconds and will hit a top speed estimated at 188 mph.
This engine is mated to a six suitcases Touchtronic 2 automatic, which offers drivers the possibility of a traditional transmission using buttons mounted on the board. We also have a manual gearbox with paddles on the steering wheels.
According to the company, “there is a real sense of proportion with this car, the double grille gives more prescencia on the road. The 2010 Aston Martin Rapide exudes purity and viewed from any angle.”