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The Cheapest Aston Martin Rapide on Autotrader Is Just $64,995

In the world of used luxury sedans, most people buy one of the usual suspects: BMW. Mercedes-Benz. Maybe an Audi A8 or a Lexus LS. But here’s something you may not have realized: For about the same price as a used luxury sedan from one of the “normal” brands, you can get a used luxury sedan from … Aston Martin.

The sedan in question is the Aston Martin Rapide, and it came out in the United States for the 2011 model year. This particular example is a 2011 Rapide, and it’s already been driven quite a bit: It’s traveled 47,700 miles, which may not seem like much for a 6-year-old car — but it’s a lot for an Aston Martin, as they’re usually used as second or third cars.

More importantly, this Rapide is just $64,995, which is enormously cheap compared to the original price — which started at $208,900 before options. That means this car has taken a $140,000 fall in just 47,000 miles. Maybe more importantly, that $64,995 price tag buys you a 5.9-liter V12 with 470 horsepower, which is far more than a typical S-Class or 7 Series.

Admittedly, the Rapide does have some drawbacks as a used luxury sedan. Reliability is certainly one of them, as Aston Martin isn’t known for the same level of dependability as Lexus or even Mercedes-Benz — and the V12 under the hood won’t be helping matters. Also, the technology is a bit outdated, and the Rapide only has seating for four, with a big console in the rear center.

But do you really care when it’s this attractive — and this affordable? Find a 2011 Aston Martin Rapide for sale

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Doug Demuro
Doug Demuro
Doug DeMuro writes articles and makes videos, mainly about cars. Doug was born in Denver, Colorado, and received an economics degree from Emory University in Atlanta. After graduation, Doug spent three years working for Porsche Cars North America. Eventually, he quit his job to become a writer, largely because it meant that he no longer had to wear pants. Doug’s work has been featured in a... Read More about Doug Demuro

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  1. if only someone would offer me a chance to make 12k a month working on line…that would be sweet, then I could buy all the cars Doug writes about !  Haha 

  2. Honestly one of the most beautiful, if not the most beautiful sedan.  There’s a guy who drives one in my town who is probably about 35 and looks just like who you would imagine would drive one of these: a Sterling Archer look-alike with lighter hair.  Brilliant.

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