Aston Martin Rapide News
They're higher-performance versions of Aston's already high-performance cars.
Enterprise is adding the Aston Martin DB9 and Rapide S to its Exotic Car Collection at locations across America.
Aston Martin now has a partnership with Chinese company LeEco to develop EV tech, and they hope to bring the RapidE electric sedan to production by 2018.
Aston Martin and its Chinese infotainment partner Letv came to Las Vegas for CES this year with a Rapide S packed with oversized displays and other goodies.
A car company, or a luxury goods manufacturer? Aston Martin wants people to see it as both.
China-based company invests to make super-powerful electric vehicle a reality.
Aston Martin is keeping things fresh with the introduction of the DB9 GT at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Now boasting 540 horsepower from its 6.0-liter V12, the model is meant to be the best DB9 yet. Meanwhile, the Rapide S and V8 Vantage also receive small updates for the 2016 model year.
Aston Martin's new CEO outlines a new strategy that will see the DBX crossover and a new Lagonda sedan reach showrooms, but at the cost of the Rapide four-door coupe.
The Aston Martin On Ice program allows owners to take their hot cars out in the cold for some slippery fun. If you like pictures of Astons hanging their tails out, this gallery is for you.
You can't keep a good man down, or so the saying goes. The jury may still be out on whether Dany Bahar was a good thing for the automotive industry – with some portraying him as an overambitious opportunist and others pitting him as a genuine car guy against the bean-counters – but he's not about to stay down for long.
Back in June 2013, Aston Martin recalled just under 700 vehicles over faulty throttle arms that could break without warning. Bad news, for sure – and things just got a whole lot worse. According to Reuters, the British luxury brand now needs to recall 17,590 vehicles due to counterfeit plastic materials being used by a Chinese sub-supplier – that's roughly 75 percent of the company's output over the same period.
Aston Martin will not be joining the performance hybrid club currently being championed by the likes of Ferrari, Porsche and McLaren. As evidence, Dr. Ulrich Bez, CEO of Aston Martin, has made some very pointed remarks about the supercar segment's move to hybridization, telling Australia's Drive, "We will not have a hybrid in next year or year after." Instead, the British brand will focus on aerodynamics, engine efficiency and reducing curb weight, all in a bid to boost performance without addin
Can the Tesla Model S electric motor's 443 pound-feet of torque from zero rpm and equivalent of 416 horsepower trump the Aston Martin Rapide S V12's 457 lb-ft from 5500 rpm and 550 hp? Autocar attempts to answer that question by drag racing them - which only leads us to ask more questions. Which is the fastest around a race track? Is the Tesla's relatively low top speed of 130 miles per hour (the Rapide S can reach 190 mph) forgivable in light of its astounding torque? Does that even matter?