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2016 Aston Martin Rapide launched in India at INR 3.29 cr

2016 Aston Martin Rapide (1)

The new Rapide is capable of acceleration from rest to ton in under 5 seconds.

The 2016 Aston Martin Rapide four-door supercar has been launched in India at INR 3.29 crores (ex-showroom, Thane). The exclusive British automobile will be sold by Performance Cars (a unit of Infinity Cars), the official importer of Aston Martins in India.

The Rapide has been on sale in India for the last 5 years and has managed to be AM’s best selling model in India with 50% of its sales volume coming from it. The updated car is expected to retain the popularity.

2016 Aston Martin Rapide (2)

The updated Rapide comes equipped with AM III infotainement system.

The 2016 model receives a revised front fascia with a larger grille and tweaked headlamps. Other changes include new exterior color options and interior trim options. The Rapide’s stunning design, well executed interiors, four-door practicality and good ground clearance makes it the most popular Aston in India. The updated version offers AM III infotainment system (audio, navigation, telephony and car controls).

Aston Martin RapidE side

Aston Martin is working on a pure electric version of the Rapide.

Also read – 800 hp Aston Martin Rapide EV in the works

The supercar is powered by a 6.0-litre AM29 V12 petrol engine which belts out a massive 510 bhp. The 2016 Rapide can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in a scant 4.6 seconds before hitting a top speed of 306 kmph. An 8-speed transmission with paddle shifters sends all that power to the rear wheels. The range-topping Rapide S puts out an outrageous 560 PS.

Aston Rapide EV – Photos

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