QMIN Magazine

The Art Of Aston Martin; Rapide S

Power – Beauty – Soul

We all know people like to drive Aston Martins and moreover, people like people who drive them. It is considered as the timeless, classy, sublime, luxury and intelligent car brand. QMIN magazine reviews the Aston Martin Rapide S, the four-door, four-seat. It is the ideal sports car with dynamic enhancements with a new engine management system enhanced trim and specification options.

It feels comfortable, light but still powerful,  luxury and customised for your driving style. The beautifully evolved interior design makes Rapide S to the infinite style and peerless luxury. You can feel the pure power, beauty and soul of Aston Martin with Rapide S.

With the debut of the new Touchtronic III eight-speed automatic gearbox in both Vanquish and Rapide S – the first time that this state-of-the-art gearbox has been incorporated into a transaxle layout – Aston Martin is improving every major area of the cars’ performance and fuel economy. The brand’s engineers have worked meticulously with technical partner, ZF, to develop the eight-speed technology and integrate it perfectly into the latest generation of the iconic and much-imitated Aston Martin VH architecture

It is the most beautiful four-door sports car in the world; The Rapide S, created with the finest materials and craftsmanship and advanced engineering, the drive is more smooth than ever with sharp responsiveness. The four-door body style with tailgate and four individual seats. It is incredibly strong, light weight architecture and natural balance. The Rapide S is the tranquility of pure refinement, the indulgence of luxury and the embodiment of fine craftsmanship.

The 0-60 mph times for both the Vanquish and Rapide S are reduced in 15MY cars: The Vanquish drops from 4.1 seconds to just 3.6 seconds (3.8 seconds 0-100 km/h) and the Rapide S is capable of the same sprint in only 4.2 seconds (4.4 seconds 0-100 km/h) – also down by a full half second from its previous figure of 4.7 seconds. These impressive gains not only ensure the cars’ exceptional competitiveness in their respective sectors, but also confirm Vanquish as the quickest accelerating series production Aston Martin in the company’s 101-year history. The Rapide S is an elegance and beauty in one with extended colour palette to the customers with the capability of 200 mph or above. With the vast palette of hues and materials available you can create your own mood and emotion of Rapide S. Rapide S has a new Duotone leather seat finish in Sahara Tan and Vibrant Red, as well as a range of new headlining options that mix quilting with the finest leathers or Alcantara.

Engine management upgrade – Rapide S model benefit from the addition of the latest Bosch Engine Management System. The new system, which delivers more precise engine control and seamlessly communicates with the new gearbox, receives its first application in an Aston Martin that combines the AM29 V12 engine and an automatic gearbox.