document : Aston Martin Rapide: Specification


Aston Martin Rapide: Specification
information supplied by: Aston Martin 15 September 2009

Body
  • Four door body style with 4 individual seats.
  • Extruded bonded aluminium VH body structure
  • Aluminium, magnesium alloy and composite body
  • Extruded aluminium door side impact beams
  • Single bi-xenon headlamps with integrated LED side lights and direction indicators
  • LED rear lamps and side repeaters

Engine
  • All alloy quad overhead cam 48 valve 5935cc V12
  • Front mid-mounted engine, rear-wheel drive
  • Fully catalysed stainless steel exhaust system with active bypass valves
  • Compression ratio 10.9:1
  • Max Power 350 kW (470 bhp / 477 PS) at 6000 rpm
  • Max Torque 600 Nm (443 lb ft) at 5000 rpm
  • Acceleration 0-60 mph in 5.1 seconds; 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 5.3 seconds
  • Max Speed 188 mph (303 km/h) (predicted)

Transmission
  • Rear mid-mounted ‘Touchtronic 2’ six-speed gearbox with electronic shift-by-wire control system
  • Alloy torque tube with carbon fibre propeller shaft
  • Limited slip differential
  • Final Drive Ratio 3.46:1

Steering
  • Rack and pinion, Servotronic speed-sensitive power-assisted steering, 3.0 turns lockto-lock
  • Column tilt and reach adjustment.

Wheels & tyres
  • 20” alloy wheels
  • Front Bridgestone Potenza 245/40 R20
  • Rear Bridgestone Potenza 295/35 R20

Suspension
  • Front Independent double wishbone incorporating anti-dive geometry, coil springs, anti-roll bar and monotube adaptive dampers
  • Rear Independent double wishbones with anti- squat and anti-lift geometry, coil
  • springs, anti-roll bar and monotube adaptive dampers
  • Adaptive Damping System (ADS)

Brakes
  • Front Dual cast brake discs 390mm diameter with six piston calipers
  • Rear Dual cast brake discs 360mm diameter with four piston calipers
  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
  • Emergency Brake Assist (EBA)
  • Traction Control
  • Hydraulic Brake Assist (HBA)
  • Positive Torque Control (PTC)
  • Electronic Park Brake (EPB)

Dimensions
  • Length 5019 mm (197.6”)
  • Width (including mirrors) 2140 mm (84.3”)
  • Height 1360 mm (53.5”)
  • Fuel Capacity 90.5 litres
  • Kerb Weight 1950 kg (target) (4299 lb)

Interior
  • Full grain leather interior
  • Walnut facia trim
  • Iridium Silver centre console outer finish and Graphite inner finish
  • Auto-dimming interior rear-view mirror
  • Auto-dimming interior rear-view mirror with garage door opener (USA and Canada only)1
  • Electrically operated front seats
  • Memory front seats and exterior mirrors (three positions)
  • Dual stage driver and passenger front airbags
  • Front occupant side airbags
  • Head protection airbags for front and rear occupants
  • Heated front and rear seats
  • Heated rear screen
  • Automatic front and rear temperature control
  • Organic Electroluminescent (OEL) displays
  • LED map lamps and ambient lighting
  • Trip computer
  • Cruise control
  • Hard Disk Drive (HDD) satellite navigation system1,2
  • Bluetooth telephone preparation1
  • Satellite radio system (USA only)
  • Powerfold exterior mirrors
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Tyre pressure monitoring1
  • Alarm and immobiliser
  • Remote-control central door locking and boot release
  • Battery conditioner
  • Tracking device (UK only)3
  • Boot mounted umbrella

In Car Entertainment
  • 1000 W Bang & Olufsen BeoSound audio system with ICEpower® technology
  • Integrated Apple iPod® connector4
  • USB connector with Waveform Audio Format (WAF), Windows Media Player (WMA)
  • and MPEG (MP3) audio file compatibility
  • 3.5 mm auxiliary input socket

Options
  • Cooled front and rear seats
  • Twin screen rear seat entertainment system with 6-disc DVD player, auxiliary input,
  • wireless headphones and remote control
  • Alternative facia trim finishes – Mahogany, Piano Black, Bamboo, Tamo Ash, Birds
  • Eye Maple, Olive Ash Burl, Double Apex Alloy
  • Matching wood door trim
  • Colour-keyed steering wheel
  • Second glass key
  • Magnum silver rear lamp infills
  • Delete model badging
  • Delete protective tape
  • 20” alloy wheels with graphite finish
  • 20” alloy wheels with polished finish
  • Alternative brake calliper finish – black, red, silver
  • Personalised sill plaques
  • Auto dimming interior rear view mirror with garage door opener (Europe only)
  • Alarm upgrade (volumetric and tilt sensor)
  • Tracking device1,3
  • First aid kit
  • Ashtray and Cigar Lighter


1. Not available in all markets
2. Includes Traffic Messaging Channel (TMC) in Continental Europe
3. Complies with UK Thatcham Category 5 requirements. Excludes subscription. Standard in UK
4iPod® is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the US and other countries



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