The 2012 Aston Martin Rapide Sedan is a dream car for the sports enthusiast who simply prefers the versatility of a sedan to a coupe. The 2012 Aston Martin Rapide Sedan has been developed with all of the conveniences of a luxury sedan and the visual prowess and silhouette of an elite sports car. Essentially, drivers get the best of both worlds!
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The 2012 Aston Martin Rapide Sedan is an exceptionally versatile sedan with room for the driver and three passengers. Unlike other Aston Martin vehicles, adults can actually be transported in the back. That being said, it may not offer the most comfortable ride for a long trip, but certainly is acceptable for short city rides. The rear seats even fold down to allow for additional cargo room. The 2012 Aston Martin Rapide Sedan is magnificently crafted with four bucket seats; finding bucket seats on the rear is pretty rare and certainly a strong selling point over the competition. A hatchback trunk simply adds to the convenience.
With a similar body style and feel to the DB9, the 2012 Aston Martin Rapide Sedan adds the sportiness and flare of the DB9 with a little bit of added comfort that you might except from a sedan. In fact, it adds 1 foot of length, 10 inches of width, and almost 10 inches at the wheelbase over the DB9.
The 2012 Aston Martin Rapide Sedan comes standard with Bluetooth, navigation, a 15-speaker Bang & Olufsen audio system with a six-disc changer CD player, iPod connector, USB connector (WAF, WMA, MP3 compatible), an auxiliary audio jack, satellite radio, bi-xenon headlights, front and rear automatic climate control, adaptive dampers, cast aluminum 20-inch wheels, outer power mirrors a limited-slip differential, rear and front automatic climate control, memory capable front power seats, heated seats throughout, complete leather interior, and a rearview automatic dimming mirror.
The 2012 Aston Martin Rapide Luxury comes equipped with 20-inch 20-spoke alloy wheels in granite with a polished finish, ventilated seats throughout, a second key fob (glass trimmed), glass switchgear, entertainment system in back, a six-piece matching luggage set, custom leather and custom paint.
Staying true to the sports car feel, the Rapide Sedan boasts a 5.9-liter, V-12 engine that delivers 443 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. The four-wheel independent suspension ensures a smooth ride and it's agile, corners aggressively and handles like a dream. This is a role model for all other luxury sedans!