Legacy Model Spotlight: Aston Martin Rapide Overview

Aston Martin Rapide with lights in background

If you drive an Aston Martin car or consider yourself a fan, you likely recall the first time you laid your eyes on an Aston Martin Rapide around West Palm Beach. It may be out of production, but it will never be forgotten, from the exquisite Aston Martin Rapide interior to its impressive speed. If you can find a pre-owned Aston Martin Rapide for sale, be sure to buy it and take your commutes around Jupiter to a level most people can’t fathom. In the meantime, take a moment to review its specs and feature highlights. Then, explore our selection of new vehicles to see what new Aston Martin models are currently available today!

History of Aston Martin Rapide

The Aston Martin Rapide was first introduced as a concept car at the 2006 Detroit Auto Show and debuted on the market in 2010. It had a short lifespan and was discontinued in 2012. But, in 2013, Aston Martin introduced the Rapide S, and they entered it in the 2013 24-Hours of Nürburgring Race. Powered with new technology, a Hybrid Hydrogen system, the car used both hydrogen and gas. It was the first car to race the 24 Hours of Nürburgring with hydrogen fuel and finished 114th overall. 

Aston Martin Rapide Specs

  • Engine: 5935cc V12, All-alloy, quad overhead camshaft, 48-valve, 470 BHP @ 6000 RPM
  • Transmission: Rear mid-mounted, “Touchtronic 2,” six-speed gearbox with electronic shift-by-wire control
  • 0-60 Acceleration: 5.0 seconds
  • Top Speed: 184 MPH

Aston Martin Rapide Interior

The standard features of the Aston Martin Rapide took luxury to the next level with the following amenities:

  • Bi-xenon headlamps
  • LED taillamps
  • Bang & Olufsen 16-speaker sound system with two tweeters
  • Leather and walnut wood trim with metallic accents
  • Power front seats with memory
  • Tilt-telescoping steering wheel
  • Bluetooth; satellite radio
  • USB and iPod connectivity
  • Cooling and heating systems

Aston Martin Rapide S Specs

  • Engine: AM11 V12 engine
  • Output: 558 PS (410 kW; 550 hp) and torque of 620
  • Top Speed: 190 mph
  • 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph): 4.9 seconds
  • Transmission: 8-speed Touchtronic III automatic 

Explore Aston Martin Vehicles at Aston Martin Palm Beach

If you’re wondering about the cost of an Aston Martin Rapide or where you can find an Aston Martin Rapide for sale in greater West Palm Beach, give us a call at 561-556-5468. We may be able to make a dealer trade and help your Aston Martin dreams come true. If you can’t wait to get behind the wheel of a new Aston Martin, we invite you to visit the dealership or browse our new cars or pre-owned models online. Reach out to us today!

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