2011 Aston Martin Rapide

2011 Aston Martin Rapide

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Style NameFuel TypeDrive TypeMPGMSRP
4dr Sdn AutoGasoline FuelRear Wheel DriveCity: 13
Hwy: 13
$207,895.00
4dr Sdn Auto LuxuryGasoline FuelRear Wheel DriveCity: 13
Hwy: 13
$226,850.00

4-door Sub-Compact Passenger Car
Rear Wheel Drive
Base MSRP: $207,895.00
Invoice: $0.00
Hwy MPG: 19 mpg
City MPG: 13 mpg

Pros

Four doors; Aston Martin performance and handling; exceedingly luxurious interior

Model Highlights

While design and luxury are important parts of every Aston Martin, it really starts with the engine. The Rapide has a front-mounted 6.0-liter 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.

Aston Martin did have to change a few things in its design language to accommodate the addition of two more doors. The swan wing doors open at 12 degrees to avoid scuffing their bottoms on curbs, and the swing of the doors has been increased to 70 degrees to make it easier to get in and out.

All the same, the Rapide is, in every way, an Aston Martin. The chassis is bonded aluminum, while the body is aluminum, magnesium and composite. The wheels on which it rides are 20-inch wide, and the suspension is a perfectly tuned double-wishbone setup that incorporates anti-squat, anti-dive and active damping for a smooth ride even during sport driving.

The Rapide has all the latest in safety and performance technology, such as anti-lock brakes, stability control, traction control, electronic brake force distribution, emergency brake assist and positive torque control.

The interior is where the Rapide sets itself apart from its 2-seat family members. The front seats are standard-issue Aston Martin with hand-stitched leather and memory seats, Bluetooth, satellite radio, navigation system and automatic temperature control.

The surprise is that the rear seats are standard-issue Aston, too -- no skimping on quality or comfort. Two individual sport seats are situated to give rear passengers views to the side and front. The center console continues from the front compartment through to the rear, with storage for all four passengers. Optional LCD screens can be mounted in the back of the front seats. The two rear seats can fold flat, which more than doubles the cargo space of the trunk.

Bang & Olufson tailored the sound system for the car, creating the 1000W BeoSound Rapide with 15 speakers and Acoustic Lens Technology. ALT, as they call it, senses how many people are in the car and adjusts the sound for the number and location of the passengers.

Options are mostly aesthetic in nature, providing a choice of wood trim, color-keyed steering wheel, personalized sill plaques, wheel finish and brake caliper colors. Cooled front and rear seats can be added, as can the rear entertainment system with LCD screens, wireless headphones and a 6-disc DVD player.

Model News

The Rapide is the first production 4-door sports car from the British automaker. All four doors use Aston's "swan wing" configuration, meaning they slightly open up and out to make entry and exit easy for all occupants. The trunk is large enough to accommodate the belongings of all those passengers -- including skis. Aston Martin didn't sacrifice its sporting heritage in building a sedan. The Rapide has the same hand-built V12 engine found in the Vantage and DB9, and it makes 447 hp. The Rapide is capable of reaching 60 mph in about 5 seconds -- not bad for a 4-door!

The Rapide was also the first car to be designed after the manufacturer was released from Ford Motor Company's orbit in 2007. Few changes have been made for 2011, with the most notable being the addition of a new Luxe package that adds a handful of options, normally higher-priced colors, and a unique custom set of luggage.

Value Writeup

The Rapide is a versatile car: the powerful engine and performance 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.

Pricing

To get up to date 2011 Aston Martin Rapide values, we highly recommend you evaluate and compare the Retail, Private Party, and/or Trade-In Values from the following reputable market pricing providers:

Exterior Color Interior Colors
 

Silver Blonde

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Tungsten Silver

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Onyx Black

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Almond Green

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Special Color/Match To Sample

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Stratus White

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Morning Frost White

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Emerald Green

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Lightning Silver

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Hammerhead Silver

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Glacial Blue 2

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Tempest Blue

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Amethyst Red

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Magma Red

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AM Titanium Silver

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Hardly Green

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Quantum Silver

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Midnight Blue

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Fire Red

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Sunburst Yellow

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Storm Black

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Slate Blue

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Meteorite Silver

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Mariana Blue

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Vehicle

Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year12.4
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score1
Vehicle
EPA ClassificationSubcompact

Powertrain

Transmission
DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive
Trans Type6
Trans Description Cont.Automatic w/manual shift
First Gear Ratio (:1)N/A
Second Gear Ratio (:1)N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1)N/A
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)N/A
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)N/A
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)N/A
Reverse Ratio (:1)N/A
Clutch SizeN/A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)3.46
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy19 MPG
Cruising Range - City310.70 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City13 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined15 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy454.10 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - CityN/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - HwyN/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - CombinedN/A
Battery RangeN/A
Engine
Engine TypeGas V12
Displacement5.9L/362
Fuel SystemElectronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM470 @ 6000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM443 @ 5000
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)N/A
Cooling System
Total Cooling System CapacityN/A

Dimensions

Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity4
Passenger Volume83.0 ft³
Front Head RoomN/A
Front Leg RoomN/A
Front Shoulder RoomN/A
Front Hip RoomN/A
Second Head RoomN/A
Second Leg RoomN/A
Second Shoulder RoomN/A
Second Hip RoomN/A
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase117.7 in
Length, Overall197.6 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors84.3 in
Height, Overall53.5 in
Track Width, FrontN/A
Track Width, RearN/A
Min Ground ClearanceN/A
Liftover HeightN/A
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume14.0 ft³

Chassis

Weight Information
Base Curb Weight4299 lbs
Trailering
Suspension
Suspension Type - FrontIndependent double wishbone
Suspension Type - RearIndependent double wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - FrontN/A
Shock Absorber Diameter - RearN/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - FrontN/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - RearN/A
Tires
Front Tire SizeP245/40R20
Rear Tire SizeP295/35R20
Spare Tire SizeN/A
Wheels
Front Wheel Size20 x -TBD- in
Rear Wheel Size20 x -TBD- in
Spare Wheel SizeN/A
Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
Spare Wheel MaterialN/A
Steering
Steering TypePwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), OverallN/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)3.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to CurbN/A
Turning Diameter - Wall to WallN/A
Brakes
Brake TypePower
Brake ABS System4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x ThicknessN/A
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x ThicknessN/A
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx23.9 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, ApproxN/A

Warranty Information

Basic:
3 Years/100,000 Miles

Drivetrain:
3 Years/100,000 Miles

Corrosion:
10 Years/100,000 Miles

Roadside Assistance:
2 Years/100,000 Miles

Recall Information

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID:
17V796000

Mfg's Report Date:
December 11, 2017

Component:
POWER TRAIN

Potential Number Of Units Affected:
3,493

Summary:
Aston Martin The Americas (Aston Martin) is recalling certain 2009-2016 DB9, 2009-2012 DBS, 2010-2015 Rapide, 2012 Virage, and 2014 Vanquish vehicles equipped with a 6-Speed Touchtronic II Automatic Transmission. A communication error between the Engine Control Module (ECM) and the Transmission Control Module (TCM) can cause the transmission park pawl to not engage.

Consequence:
If the park pawl does not engage and the vehicle is stopped on a slope and exited without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly roll, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will update the TCM software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 1, 2018. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service at 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's number for this recall is RA-07-0028.

Notes:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


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