Articles tagged Martin Rapide

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Aston Martin Rapide S

Ripe with character and that doesn't just mean flaws Factfile Price: £149,950 Engine: 6.0 litres, V12 Power: 550bhp @6750rpm Torque: 457lb ft @5500rpm Transmission: six-speed Touchtronic, rear-wheel drive ---------------- 0-62mph: 5.0sec Top Speed: 190mph Economy: 19.9mpg CO2: 332g/km There are changes afoot at Aston Martin. Rumours that its president Dr Ulrich Bez will choose both his 70th and...

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In for the long stretch

Aston hopes its new four-seat Rapide will become a staple of its range, but this is a car best suited to a sedate paceBy Andrew Frankel Like an ultra-talented but hellraising movie star from an era sadly passed, you never quite know what Aston Martin is going to do next, only that whatever it is, it’s not going to be boring. For a while all will seem straight and level, and then without warning...

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Road Cars

It’s not often that the Brits get to upstage the entire motor industry at a foreign motorshow, but that’s precisely what happened in Paris at the end of September. The only question was whether it was for the right reasons. I am a long-term concept-car sceptic. While some portions of the motoring press find them endlessly exciting, my perhaps too cynical nature always wonders whether they are not...


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