Aston Martin Rapide: 470 HP Super Sedan Officially Hot

The Aston Martin Rapide four-door super-saloon has officially been uncovered in this first-look image. With flowing body work and a 6.0-liter V12 doling out 470HP and 442 lb-ft of torque, this is one sexy sedan. » 4/14/09 11:00am 4/14/09 11:00am

First Official Aston Martin Rapide “Image” Leaks

According to CAR, this rendering shows the long-awaited production version of the Aston Martin Rapide. As expected and as indicated by multiple spy shots, the Rapide stays remarkably similar to the original concept, full-length glass roof and all. That’s a good thing, the Aston design language, as seen on the DB9,… » 11/26/08 12:30pm 11/26/08 12:30pm

Top Ten Coolest Super Sedans Ever, And None Of Them Are New

Lately, a few brands have been defining their own modern interpretations of the super sedan, with efforts like the Aston Martin Rapide » 10/16/08 3:00pm 10/16/08 3:00pm, , , and even the . The problem is they all feel a bit vulgar, lacking the factor of super sedans in the past. But before we can define what a super sedan is, first we must define…

Are Four-Door Supercars An Easy Way To Make A Buck?

So the Lambo teaser images » 9/22/08 11:40am 9/22/08 11:40am were for the , a four-door concept car on it's way to the Paris Motor Show. The bovine Urus, the latest in a string of four-door supercar production or concept cars joining the and in the realm of the more-than-two door uber-cars. With seemingly every premium carmaker in the process of…

Aston Martin Rapide Captured On Video At Nürburgring

As the development timing of the pending crop of super saloons converges, the Nürburgring is getting crowded these days and the Aston Martin Rapide is one seeing track time. Now it's been snagged on video and it certainly makes a fun sound. From the looks of things, it's going to be quite a battle royal when the Rapide, … » 5/02/08 11:00am 5/02/08 11:00am

Aston Martin Rapide, Now With Glass Roof, Still With Four Doors

We've already seen the four-door Aston Martin Rapide sitting pretty almost completely sans camouflage. This time we've caught the Aston Martin that Ford didn't want to build in a similarly disrobed state as it kicked off some hot-lapping of the infamous Nürburgring. These shots do show off one heretofore unknown option… » 4/01/08 9:00am 4/01/08 9:00am

Aston Martin Rapide Spotted Undisguised

We've been waiting for a while now to see the Aston Martin Rapide four-door coupe finally go into production, and it looks like the fine fellows at World Car Fans managed to get their hands on some photos of a near-production version filling up at a local gas station (where local is somewhere in Britain). We've already … » 1/17/08 12:00pm 1/17/08 12:00pm