2012 Aston Martin Rapide  -  $212,110


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $212,110
Base Invoice: $0
Destination Charge: $2,115
Options: $2,100
Trim: 4dr Sdn Auto
Doors: 4
Drive train: Rear Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 15 | City: 13 | Hwy: 19
Body Style: 4dr Sdn Auto
Transmission: 6-speed Touchtronic 2 automatic transmission
Engine: 5.9L DOHC 48-valve V12 engine

Pros

Aston Martin performance and handling; exceedingly luxurious interior


Model Highlights

While design and luxury are important parts of every Aston Martin, it really starts with the engine. The Rapide has a front-mounted 6.0L V12 capable of 477 hp and 443 pound-feet of torque, mated to a Touchtronic 6-speed shift-by-wire automatic with paddle shifters behind the steering wheel. It's capable of a top speed of 188 mph and a 0-60 mph time of 5.0 seconds.

Aston Martin did have to change a few things in its design language to accommodate the addition of two more doors. The swan wing doors open at 12 degrees to avoid scuffing their bottoms on curbs and the swing of the doors has been increased to 70 degrees to make it easier to get in and out.

All the same, the Rapide is, in every way, an Aston Martin. The chassis is bonded aluminum, while the body is aluminum, magnesium and composite. The wheels on which it rides are 20-inches tall and the suspension is a perfectly tuned double-wishbone setup that incorporates anti-squat, anti-dive and active damping for a smooth ride even during high performance driving.

The Rapide has all the latest in safety and performance technology, such as anti-lock brakes, stability control, traction control, electronic brake force distribution, emergency brake assist and positive torque control.

The interior is where the Rapide sets itself apart from its 2-seat family members. The front seats are standard-issue Aston Martin with hand-stitched leather and memory seats, Bluetooth, satellite radio, navigation system and automatic temperature control.

The surprise is that the rear seats are fully Aston Martin as well-- no skimping on quality or comfort. Two individual sport seats are situated to give rear passengers views to the side and front. The center console continues from the front compartment through to the rear, with storage for all four passengers. Optional LCD screens can be mounted in the back of the front seats. The two rear seats can fold flat, which more than doubles the cargo space of the trunk.

Bang & Olufson tailored the sound system for the car, creating the 1000W BeoSound Rapide with 15 speakers and Acoustic Lens Technology. "ALT," as it's known, senses how many people are in the car and adjusts the sound for the number and location of the passengers.

The new for 2012 Aston Martin Luxe further enhances the car with several functional and aesthetic additions. The Luxe comes equipped with a 6-piece set of leather fitted luggage, unique leather seating surfaces, ventilated front and rear seats, beautiful looking glass switchgear, standard LCD screens for rear seat occupants, unique 20-inch polished alloy wheels, a garage door opener and a rearview camera.

Options are mostly aesthetic in nature, providing a choice of wood trim, color-keyed steering wheel, personalized sill plaques, wheel finish and brake caliper colors.


Model News

Aston Martin has released a new trim level for the Rapide in 2012. Dubbed the Rapide Luxe, the new trim does just as its name implies and adds a variety of swanky luxury features to the already luxurious 4-door Aston.


Value Writeup

The Rapide is a versatile car: the powerful engine and handling make it a sports car; the four seats and flexible cargo space make it a practical car; and the refined interior and advanced technology make it a luxury car. It's also a largely hand-built car from a legendary English auto company, which means a starting price tag near $200,000.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.2

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
19 MPG

Cruising Range - City
310.70 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
13 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
15 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
454.10 mi

Engine Type
Gas V12

Displacement
5.9L/362

Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
470 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
443 @ 5000

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46

Passenger Capacity
4

Passenger Volume
83.0 ft³

Wheelbase
117.7 in

Length, Overall
197.6 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.9 in

Height, Overall
53.5 in

Trunk Volume
14.0 ft³

Base Curb Weight
4387 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Double wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear
Double wishbone

Front Tire Size
P245/40R20

Rear Tire Size
P295/35R20

Front Wheel Size
20 x 8.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
20 x 11 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.75

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
41.0 ft

Brake Type
Power

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15.4 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.2 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
23.9 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
100,000

Drivetrain Years
3

Drivetrain Miles/km
100,000

Corrosion Years
10

Corrosion Miles/km
100,000

Roadside Assistance Years
2

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
100,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
13V228000

Mfg's Report Date
MAY 29, 2013

Component
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected
689

Summary
Aston Martin is recalling certain model year DB9, Virage, V8 Vantage, V12 Vantage, and Rapide vehicles manufactured from May 14, 2012, through April 10, 2013. Due to a manufacturing error, the throttle pedal arm may break.

Consequence
If the throttle pedal arm breaks, the engine will return to idle and the driver will be unable to maintain or increase engine speed, increasing the risk of a crash.

Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will replace the throttle pedal assemblies. The recall began July 19, 2013. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service by calling 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's recall number is RA-03-0016.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov.

5.9L DOHC 48-valve V12 engine

6-speed Touchtronic 2 automatic transmission -inc: electronic shift-by-wire control system, sport mode

Limited slip differential

3.46 rear axle ratio

Alloy torque tube w/carbon fiber drive shaft

Rear wheel drive

4-wheel double wishbone independent suspension w/coil springs -inc: anti-squat/anti-lift geometry, anti-roll bar

Adaptive damping system (ADS) -inc: sport mode

Speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr 4-wheel ventilated dual cast disc brakes

Stainless steel exhaust w/active bypass valves

20" alloy wheels w/silver finish

P245/40R20 Bridgestone Potenza front tires

P295/35R20 Bridgestone Potenza rear tires

Tire repair kit

Quad "swan wing" doors

Aluminum doors/roof

Body color front/rear bumpers

Bright finish grille

Bi-xenon headlamps

LED indicators, side lamps & brake lights

Clear rear lamps

Heated pwr folding side mirrors w/memory

Variable intermittent windshield wipers

1000W Bang & Olufsen BeoSound AM/FM/CD/MP3 stereo system w/6-disc changer -inc: integrated iPod connector, USB input, MP3/WMA capability, 3.5mm aux input, (15) speakers, ICEpower, Acoustic Lens Technology (ALT)

Satellite radio

Bluetooth hands-free phone system preparation

Pwr heated front sport bucket seats w/memory -inc: double-edge stitching

Heated dual rear sport bucket seats -inc: one-touch fold-flat capability

Full-grain leather seat trim

Walnut fascia trim & graphite center console finish w/iridium silver surround

Front center console -inc: large storage bins between front/rear seats

Tilt/telescopic adjustable steering column -inc: leather-trimmed, magnesium alloy paddle shifters

Trip computer

Glass & polished stainless steel Emotion Control Unit (ECU) engine starting system

Pwr windows

Pwr door locks

Remote keyless entry

Cruise control

Anti-theft alarm system w/immobilizer

Satellite navigation system

Front/rear air conditioning

Rear window defogger

Electronic parking brake

Driver/front passenger visor vanity mirrors

Auto-dimming rearview mirror w/integrated garage door opener

LED map lights

Trunk mounted umbrella w/holder

4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) -inc: hydraulic brake assist (HBA)

Electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD)

Emergency brake assist (EBA)

Hydraulic brake assist (HBA)

2-stage dynamic stability control (DSC)

Positive torque control (PTC)

Traction control

Side impact door beams

Front/rear crumple zones

Driver/front passenger dual stage airbags

Driver/front passenger side impact airbags

Front/rear curtain airbags

Passenger air bag sensor

Front/rear seatbelt pretensioners

Rear seat ISOFIX child seat attachment points

Tire pressure monitor system

Front/rear parking sensors

 
GAS GUZZLER TAX
$2,100

 
STRATUS WHITE
$0

 
SILVER BLONDE
$0

 
SILVER FOX
$0

 
GREY BULL
$0

 
QUANTUM SILVER
$0

 
STORM BLACK
$0

 
MARRON BLACK
$0

 
MAGMA RED
$0

 
FIRE RED
$0

 
MADAGASCAR ORANGE
$0

 
SUNBURST YELLOW
$0

 
APPLETREE GREEN
$0

 
VIRIDIAN GREEN
$0

 
MARIANA BLUE
$0

 
MIDNIGHT BLUE
$0

 
COBALT BLUE
$0

 
HARDLY GREEN
$0

 
LIGHTNING SILVER
$0

 
MORNING FROST WHITE
$0

 
TUNGSTEN SILVER
$0

 
HAMMERHEAD SILVER
$0

 
METEORITE SILVER
$0

 
ONYX BLACK
$0

 
JET BLACK
$0

 
CONTEMPORARY COLOR
$1,020

 
SPECIAL COLOR
$5,380

 
ASTON MARTIN SPECIAL COLOR
$5,380

 
PREVIOUS ASTON MARTIN COLOR
$3,785

 
DBS SPECIAL COLORS
$2,270

 
OTHER MANUFACTURER COLOR
$3,785

 
MATCH TO SAMPLE
$8,330

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
AURORA BLUE, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BALTIC BLUE, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
FALCON GREY, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
CHAINMAIL GREY, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BLUE HAZE, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
SPECTRAL BLUE, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
OBSIDIAN BLACK, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
PHANTOM GREY, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
BITTER CHOCOLATE, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
DARK MOCHA, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
WINTER WHEAT, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
SANDSTORM, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
MOON SHADOW, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
CREAM TRUFFLE, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
IVORY, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
EIFEL GREEN, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
PARLIAMENT GREEN, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
MADAGASCAR ORANGE, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
KESTREL TAN, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
SAHARA TAN, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
TUSCAN TAN, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
CHESTNUT TAN, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
IRON ORE RED, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
DEEP PURPLE, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
SPICY RED, LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
CONTEMPORARY LEATHER COLOR
$1,020

 
MATCH TO SAMPLE LEATHER SEATING COLOR
$5,380

 
TITANIUM SILVER MESH PACK
$750

 
ALTERNATE COLOR BRAKE CALIPERS
$1,020

 
20" ALLOY WHEELS W/GRAPHITE FINISH
$1,595

 
20" DIAMOND TURNED ALLOY WHEELS W/SILVER FINISH
$3,190

 
20" DIAMOND TURNED ALLOY WHEELS W/GLOSS BLACK FINISH
$3,785

 
20" ALLOY WHEELS W/POLISHED FINISH
$5,380

 
MAGNUM SILVER REAR LAMP INFILLS
$750

 
PRIVACY GLASS
$750

 
REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM
$3,785

 
COOLED FRONT & REAR SEATS
$1,595

 
SEMI-ANILINE LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$450

 
PERFORATED LEATHER SEAT INSERTS
$570

 
CONTRAST STITCHING
$570

 
EMBROIDERED HEADREST LOGO
$750

 
EMBROIDERED ASTON MARTIN WINGS HEADREST LOGO
$750

 
CONTEMPORARY CARPET COLOR
$1,020

 
CONTRAST CARPET BINDING
$570

 
COLOR-KEYED STEERING WHEEL TRIM
$450

 
SECOND GLASS ECU KEY
$750

 
LEATHER ECU KEY POUCH
$73

 
ALARM UPGRADE
$450

 
MAHOGANY FASCIA TRIM
$1,020

 
BAMBOO FASCIA TRIM
$1,020

 
FULL LENGTH PIANO BLACK FASCIA TRIM
$1,020

 
TAMO ASH FASCIA TRIM
$1,020

 
NEXUS ALLOY FASCIA TRIM
$1,020

 
DOUBLE APEX FASCIA TRIM
$1,020

 
CONTEMPORARY HEADLINING COLOR
$1,020

 
SMOKERS PKG
$750

 
MATCHING WOOD DOOR TRIM
$1,020

 
PERFORATED LEATHER DOOR INSERTS
$750

 
PERSONALIZED SILL PLAQUES
$450

 
REVERSING CAMERA
$1,020

 
FIRST AID KIT
$145

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