Aston Martin Rapide is built on AM/VH platform as 2-door DB9. The platform was extended for 11 inches and as a result was made original 5-door hatchback. Or it was 4-door coupe as it was announced by its designers. Interior of Aston Martin Rapide leaves no doubt: it is true Aston. Salon is lined by leather and front panel is decorated by finewood veneer. In some places you can see carbon plastic, matte polished aluminum and everything is handmade. ItвЂ™s exclusive. Individual seats are mounted from both sides of central panel (for the entire length of passenger compartment), electric heating of bags and back as well as servo drives of control with memory. Hinged rear door gives access to the loading space with a capacity of 300 liters (when fully seated in places) to 750 liters if you fold the rear seats. The motor was derived from Aston Martin DB9: V-shaped 12-cylinder engine with operating capacity of 5935 ccm. Solid aluminum 48-valve construction for Aston Martin Rapide is tuned for 477 hp at 6 thousands of rotations; maximal torque is 600 Nm.
Production of Aston Martin Rapide was started in 2010.