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Aston Martin Rapide Concept

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Rapide from Aston Martin for the first time has been shown on a motor show in Detroit, experts in marketing of the company position model as a 4-door coupe. Among the main competitors – Mercedes CLS, Maserati Quattroporte and Porsche Panamera (the truth, it has not gone yet to a series). Creation of the most beautiful four-door car was one of the main tasks at concept designing. With it designers have consulted: ideal proportions and body lines as if are created for general admiration. Classical lines of two-door cars are added by the elegant form of rear doors and the transparent roof uniting the front and rear has flown down.
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As well as all models Aston Martin, the car it is magnificent not only outside, but also inside. Rapide is based on the extended platform of model DB9, from it engine V12 with the power increased to 480 h.p., and a 6-step gear box with switches under a wheel which algorithm is processed for smoother work is inherited also. All these components provide dispersal to 100 km/h less than for 5 seconds. For the first time for Aston Martin on model are applied carbon brakes, ready to stop Rapide on any speeds.

Rear places are divided by the central extension housing and equipped on the higher class – each of passengers has a screen, steering of audio-and climatic installation. The car batch production is expected in 2008.