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2012 Aston Martin Rapide Sedan

Price Range: $207,895 - $226,850 | 13 MPG City - 19 MPG Highway

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2012 Aston Martin Rapide Sedan

Benefits of Driving a 2012 Aston Martin Rapide Sedan

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.

What's new for 2012?

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.

Model Strengths

  • Aston Martin performance and handling
  • exceedingly luxurious interior

Model Review

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.

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Safety Features & Equipment

Braking & Traction

4-Wheel ABS Std
Traction/Stability Control Std
Active Suspension System Std
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Std

Passenger Restraint

Driver Air Bag Std
Passenger Air Bag Std
Side Air Bag Std
Side Head Air Bag Std
Rear Head side Air Bag Std

Road Visibility

HID Headlights Std
Electrochromic Rearview Mirror Std
Intermittent Wipers Std
Variable Inter. Wipers Std

Accident Prevention

Rear Parking Aid Std
Back-Up Camera Opt
Handsfree Wireless Std


Alarm Opt
Anti-theft System Std
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2012 Aston Martin Rapide Sedan

4dr Sdn Auto


Engine Type 5.9L Gas V12
Horsepower 470 @ 6000 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 443 @ 5000 RPM


Fuel Capacity 23.9 gal
Fuel Economy 13 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy
Estimated max. distance per tank of gas 454.1 miles


Rims 20 x 11 in.
Tires P295/35R20

Interior Space

Seating Capacity 4 adults
Luggage/Cargo Space 14.0 cubic ft.


Wheelbase 117.7 in.
Curb Weight 4387 lb.
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2012 Aston Martin Rapide Sedan

4dr Sdn Auto


Active Suspension System Standard
Air Conditioning Standard
Bluetooth, Hands-Free Standard
Front Bucket Seats Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Leather Seats Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Quad Bucket Seats Standard
Rear Air Conditioning Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Leather Seats Optional
Privacy Glass Optional


Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard
Mirror Position Memory Standard
Navigation System Standard
Parking assist Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Power Steering Standard
Power Windows Standard
Seat Position Memory Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard


AM/FM Stereo Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard
MP3 Player Standard
Premium Sound System Standard
Satellite Radio Standard
Entertainment System Optional