2014 Aston Martin Rapide S – European Car Magazine

10 May 2015 | Author: | Comments Off on 2014 Aston Martin Rapide S – European Car Magazine
Aston Martin Rapide

Four doors, 550hp and looks. Yes, please!

Our British car maker’s new luxury GT has redesigned and re-engineered to secure its as the world’s most beautiful, and balanced, four-seat sports

The new Rapide S isn’t another to accompany the standard Rapide-it it completely. And thanks to a range of the Rapide S is a fair amount refined.

It boasts a new face a striking new full grille. more aggressive front end to the redisegned and more pronounced profile along with a lid ‘flip’. These exterior are subtle but significant and further the point home that the S is a true sports car, the aerodynamic upgrades aid in counteracting at higher speeds, of which the S is made for.

Aston Martin Chief Officer, Dr. Ulrich Bez said, The S is to me, without doubt, the most four-door sports car on the market This is, very clearly, the of luxury in action.

The car’s visual appeal is now matched by a more powerful and yet more engine-our exceptional new AM11 increases massively both the and performance potention of the Rapide S. It is a sports car that uniquely luxury, style and sporting in Aston Martin’s most and accommodating silhouette. Purity of and exceptional elegance are mixed truly sensational dynamic is the four-door sports car in its most form and I am sure our customers the world are going to love it! words from a man that how an Aston should look and is about their progress.

The naturally-apsirated 6.0-liter V12 offers well, everything. Power nicely from the outgoing up 17% to 550hp. Peak torque from 443 lb-ft to 457 lb-ft at

The best part of this torque, though, is that it the low end power by more than 30 between idle and 4000rpm.

these bigger numbers, the new is actually more efficient too. Thanks to pulling from Aston’s race and fine tuning, European drop by seven percent and now economy is 19.9mpg for Europe, US to be confirmed soon.

Aston Martin Rapide

The new AM11 sits lower by 19mm, more balance and sharper The best result, though, is the turn in, making the Rapide S a improvement.

The engineers in the Gaydon HQ have to revise the car’s stability and Adaptive Damping System to fit in line with the newfound and refinements. Suspension settings from three settings: Sport and Track. The ADS system alters the suspension settings to the driver has the highest possible of control in all situations.

Head of development at Aston martin, Ian explains, Growing the power in a sports car is all very well, but control and usability of that power is, just as much, the challenge. Balance, poise and are the keys to a successful sports car and the improvements we have made the Rapide S showcase our efforts to this not just the most but also the most beautifully car in its class.

The Rapide S can be all class with a of sport, or it can be tailored to look race-spec. For example, the new optional Exterior pack includes a fiber front splitter, diffuser, mirror caps and lamp infills.

Inside the cabin, you can expect the S to be no less luxurious or sporting. for this new model, the interior has more options to more tailor the car to the driver’s specific

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