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Aston Martin Rapide s Review

Aston Martin claims Rapide S to be the world’s most beautiful four-door sports car.  Created with the finest ingredients, imagined with a phenomenal vision, it combines stunning sports car performance and supreme refinement in a hypnotising look. This eye-catching giant is intense, strong, powerful, brisk and Fast. Rapide S is impressive, aggressive and attractive, an Aston Martin from every edge.

Looks and Interiors:-

Elegantly designed Rapide S is provided with four doors which are rare in this class. Other than that it has Aston Martin’s signature chrome grille, attractive edgy bi-xenon headlamps with daytime running LEDs with integrated LED side lights and direction indicators. It is provided with Extruded aluminium door side-impact beams that give an agile sporty look to the car. The large side air intake extending up to the front door makes it look even faster. LED rear lamps and side repeater gives it more attractive look. 20” Multi-spoke alloy Silver painted wheels with the diamond-turned finish, the lower roofline and extended bonnet all combine to give the car classic look. Inside the car when you sit on the seats featured with comfort and luxury you will find attractive steering wheel, extraordinarily fitted infotainment system, dynamic control switches. Attractive glove box, intelligent cluster meter, and smart storage system combine to make the interior looks aesthetic. The air conditioning system, lights and switches are perfectly imparted and spaced to take care of your comfort.

Engine and Transmission:-

Rapide S is equipped with  6.0 litre AM29 V12 engine that imparts 552 bhp of power and takes it to a top speed of 327 kmph, a 0-100 mph time of just 4.4 sec. It is fitted with world’s first transaxle eight-speed transmission – Aston Martin Touchtronic III. Which makes the driving smoother and  .comfortable and feel the car more powerful in all driving situations. Adaptive damping system makes the car move soft and comfortable.


  • Powerful V-12 Engine
  • Perfect handling
  • Excellent Ride Comfort
  • Great Comfort.


  • Expensive compared to its rivals
  • Low Seats
  • Huge running cost



  • Make- Aston Martin
  • Model- Rapide s
  • Body Type- Coupe
  • Mileage- 10.9 kmpl
  • Transmission- Automatic transmission
  • Seating Capacity- 4 Person
  • Engine- Displacement 5935
  • Max Torque- 630Nm@5500rpm
  • Max Power- 552bhp@6650rpm
  • Fuel type- Petrol
  • Airbags- 6 Airbags
  • Power Windows- Front & Rear
  • Central Locking- Remote
  • Air Conditioner- Automatic Climate Control
  • Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) –No

Engine& Transmission

Top Speed (in kmph) 327
Acceleration (0-100 Kmph) 4.4
Engine Displacement 5935
Maximum Power 552bhp@6650rpm
Maximum Torque (Nm @ Max. RPM) 630Nm@5500rpm
Engine Details 6.0-litres 552bhp 48V V-Type Petrol Engine
Turning radius (in m) 6.2 meters
No. of Cylinders 12
Drivetrain RWD
Transmission Automatic
Turbocharger/ Supercharger Supercharged
Valves Per Cylinder 4
Compression Ratio 11.9:1
Fuel Supply Direct Injection
Gear Box 8 Speed
Steering Type Rack & Pinion
Fuel Efficiency City (kmpl) 5
Valve Configuration 4, DOHC
Bore X Stroke 79 mm
Fuel Efficiency Highway (kmpl) 11
Emission Norms Euro VI
Air Cleaner Type N/A


Seating Capacity 4 Person
No. of Doors 4 Doors
Length (in mm) 5020 mm
Width (in mm) 2140 mm
Height (in mm) 1360 mm
Ground Clearance (in mm) 108
Front Track (in mm) 1589 mm
Rear Track (in mm) 1613 mm
Wheel Base (in mm) 2989 mm
Kerb Weight (in kg) 1990 kg
Gross Weight (in kg) N/A
Front Headroom (in mm) 36.4
Front Legroom (in mm) 42.7
Rear Headroom (in mm) 29.9
Rear Legroom (in mm) 28.5
Fuel Tank Capacity (liters) 90.5
Cargo Volume (in litres) 317 litres
Tyre Type Tubeless
Tyre Specs. 245/40 R20
Wheel Specs. 20 Inch
Boot Space (in litres) 3.17L
Tyre Pressure (Leaden) N/A
Tyre Pressure (Unleaden) N/A


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Anoj Kumar
Anoj Kumar
Anoj Kumar is the Editorial Director for the AutoFreak. Anoj has been consistently named one of the top Influencers and Author by independent organizations. He is a frequently quoted source in Auto-Mobile.

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