For those to whom the 477 hp of the Rapide was too little, Aston Martin is now offering the Rapide S with 558 hp.
The Aston Martin Rapide combines the luxury and space of a saloon with the driving characteristics of a sports car. Now Aston Martin has the Rapide S to another version of its sporty sedan.
Rapide S is powered by a revised 6.0-liter V12, whose power is 558 hp. The torque has been increased from 600 to 620 Nm.
In just 4.9 seconds, the 502 cm-long sedan sprints from zero to 100 km / h, top speed is 306 km / h Despite more power and better performance, the Rapide S is more fuel efficient than the previous model, the CO2 emissions were reduced from 355 to 332 g / km.
Rapide S is switched on via the 'Touchtronic 2' six-speed automatic transmission, which enables smooth gear changes and the performance of the Rapide has been adjusted.
Refined was the S version of the Aston Martin luxury even in chassis and suspension. The sporty sedan is even better lying on the street, yet have no loss of comfort.
After all, one of the main characteristics of an Aston Martin that he is not only very dynamic, but also very luxurious. This is evident even when on a view of the interior.
The Rapide S can also be ordered with decorative elements in piano lacquer, which make the interior in combination with the fine leather seats in 2-tone design appear more elegant.
To the dealers of the sharpened Aston Masrtin Rapide S is then in spring 2013. Prices not yet been announced.