RAPIDE E: THE BEST ELECTRIC CAR OF ALL TIME

June 27th, 2019 by

Electric cars are going to be everywhere in the future due to the scarcity of fossil fuels and the problems they cause to the environment. Although people are not used to the idea that electric cars can be fast and reliable, Aston Martin has proven otherwise by releasing its first all-electric Rapide E model. Here is a full review of the Aston Martin Rapide E.

DESIGN

Aston Martin has designed the Rapide E to build on the feel and character of the V-12 Rapide AMR, which is one of the fastest cars that Aston Martin has ever made. In short, the Rapide E is a supercar that’s made to deliver outstanding performance on the road, and its sporty and aggressive appearance makes it one of the most attractive cars on the market. The car’s exterior and underbody have been optimized for an efficient aerodynamic design that guarantees less friction and more stability, and its aluminum wheels were newly-designed for better cooling performance.

PERFORMANCE

The Aston Martin Rapide E is driven by an 800-volt electric battery that uses lithium-ion cylindrical cells and powers two rear-mounted electric motors. Both motors deliver about 602 horsepower and 701 pound-feet of torque, making the Rapide E the most powerful Rapide that Aston Martin has ever made. Thus, with the Rapide E, you will get to feel a huge amount of torque that you can never feel with a gas-powered vehicle. Moreover, the Rapide E can reach a top speed of 155 miles per hour, which is pretty fast for an electric vehicle.

ACCELERATION AND RANGE

As Aston Martin says it, the Rapide E has unleashed a new breed of electric vehicles. This is mainly because the performance of the Rapide E hasn’t been compromised, as it can accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in less than four seconds with its powerful electric motors. In addition, the Rapide E can go for 185 miles if you charge it for one hour with a typical 400-volt 50-kilowatt charger, and its advanced battery system even enables faster charging of 310 miles of range per hour when using an 800-volt 100-kilowatt charger.

ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

The revised springs, limited-slip differential, and dampers of the Aston Martin Rapide E ensure the same pure handling and stability of the gas-powered Rapide AMR. In addition, for more convenience, Aston Martin has made it possible for the Rapide E’s owners to check the state of charge of its battery from a designated smartphone app that can also save parking spots and provide walking directions. The app also has other useful functions that you can use for more convenience.

If you enjoy driving supercars and also care about nature and the environment, then the Rapide E is definitely your perfect choice. Although it’s an electric vehicle, it delivers outstanding performance on the road, and the range of its battery will let you go almost anywhere you want with a single charge. You can now choose your favorite Aston Martin model online at Aston Martin Palm Beach.

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