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Aston Martin Rapide S

Posted on 03.7.2013 09:30 by
Simona

People are talking about a more powerful version of the Aston Martin Rapide ever since the standard model was dropped onto the market in 2010. In the past few months, the new Rapide S has been caught testing a few times, and now it has finally made its world debut.

The new Rapide S replaces the old Rapide in the company’s lineup and has been described as “the most powerful four-door Aston Martin to date.” The model is powered by an improved version of the new AM11 naturally aspirated 6.0-litre V-12 powerplant that adds in some extra ponies.

Along with the engine improvement, the Rapide S will receive a revised front grille and rear lip spoiler. There is also an optional Carbon Exterior Pack that further improves the sporty appearance of the luxury sedan.

The new Aston Martin Rapide S will be put on sale next month.

Updated 01/23/2013: This review has been updated with the official details, images and specs.

Updated 03/07/2013: Aston Martin has unveiled a new promo video and new images for its latest Rapide S – a model it describes as the most beautiful four-door in the world. Enjoy!

Hit the jump to read more about the new Aston Martin Rapide S.

Aston Martin Rapide S originally appeared on topspeed.com on Thursday, 7 March 2013 09:30 EST.

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