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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Aston Martin Rapide

The Aston Martin Rapide is a five-door, high-performance action car, which British affluence marque Aston Martin alien in aboriginal 2010. It was aboriginal presented as a abstraction car at the North American International Auto Show in 2006. The Rapide name is a advertence to the Lagonda Rapide, a alehouse car produced by Lagonda, now allotment of Aston Martin. The car is based on an Aston Martin DB9. The abject amount for the Aston Martin Rapide is $199,950 (USD) and the aboriginal cars were formed out in May 2010. The Rapide is congenital at a committed bulb at the Magna Steyr ability in Graz, Austria. Assembly began in 2010 and the branch affairs to body 2,000 per year. The assembly adaptation appearance a feature bottle roof and LED ablaze confined on the rear end, two firsts for Aston Martin. It is the airy almsman to the Aston Martin Lagonda, the company's antecedent four-door saloon, which was discontinued in 1989 - 21 years afore the Rapide's launch. For affluence and convenience, the Rapide's accepted appearance accommodate a tilt-telescoping council wheel, bi-xenon headlamps and LED taillamps. Leather and walnut trim are standard, with brownish accents; ability advanced seats with anamnesis and heating; Bluetooth; accessory radio; and USB and iPod connectivity. The assembly adaptation of the Rapide was apparent at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show.

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