Rapide

The 2014 Aston Martin Rapide S Is Classic Aston Martin

Few will disagree that the $2000,000 2014 Aston Martin Rapide S is the most gorgeous new sedan on the road. A Zagato-like grille and deck spoiler improves upon the 2009 Rapide’s appearance and aerodynamics, while the Rapide S’s 6-liter V-12 engine develops 457 ft lbs of torque and 550 hp. See this Best of the […]

2008 Private Preview: Rapide Fire

At various times in the previous century, Rapide—an exotic and evocative word—has denoted a fabric and plywood airliner (in the 1930s), a cycle-fendered roadster (also in the ’30s), and a European fast ferry (’90s). Now the name Rapide has returned, raised from the dust by British carmaker Aston Martin, keeper of the flame and files […]