The 2017 Aston Martin Rapide is a luxurious sedan that brings amazing performance and has latest technological features. This is a large sedan and it is already available in the UAE with its base level and one trim level, which is the Shadow Edition. It comes with all the features that make its drive smooth and its interior very comfortable.
The new Rapide sedan is made with the finest materials and it is the best vehicle in terms of interior, exterior, features and performance. It is a four door sedan with breathtaking style that speaks to the car enthusiasts that want their vehicles to have a classy look and bring high performance.
Here is the review of 2017 Aston Martin Rapide with a closer look at its design, engine performance, safety features and price in the UAE.
Design of 2017 Aston Martin Rapide
The 2017 Aston Martin Rapide is a luxurious sedan with and iconic exterior and an attractive interior. Aston Martin never compromises in the quality and the materials used and this make the vehicles of by company simply outstanding. The design of Aston Martin has the power to mesmerize anyone due to its feature, appearance and technologies.
The Glorious Exterior
The 2017 Aston Martin Rapide has an astonishing exterior that makes this vehicle an eye-catcher. The cuts, curves, style and design of the exterior makes this sedan a magnificent sight. The front bumper of this vehicle is body colored and the logo of the Aston Martin sits proudly at the center of it. The intermittent wipers are placed at the front of the vehicle that helps the driver to view clearly in rain and in snow fall.
The rear bumper of this sedan is also body colored and it equally contributes to make this vehicle a lavish one. The side mirrors of the new 2017 Rapide comes with automatic power folding and power heated feature, while the windows are given aluminum trim to accentuate the beauty of this sedan.
The luxury sedan is prepped with the light tinted glass that not only save the driver and passengers from direct sunlight, but it also gives privacy to both. The new Rapide sedan is equipped with fully automatic projector beam headlights with high intensity. It also has a low/high beam auto-levelling capability with washer and delay-off.
The LED brake lights are placed at the rear of the sedan that warns the vehicles behind to avoid any collision and it indicates that driver is pressing the brake. The sedan is also armed with the fog lights that not only play its role in the beauty of the vehicle, but it also helps the driver to see more clearly in low visibility conditions.
The 2017 Aston Martin Rapide is fitted out with the best quality tyres to give the vehicles a strong grip on the roads. It has 20-inch Multi-Spoke Silver Alloy wheels that are given a Diamond turned finish.
Aston Martin introduced three new exterior colors in 2017 Rapide that includes Sea Storm, Diavolo Red and Divine Red. Sea storm color is a combination of blue, grey and green with an aqua effect, this combination of colors come alive in the sunlight. The Diavolo red color is rich and a sophisticated color with vibrant effect and it symbolizes the passion and fire of racing. The divine red exterior color of the vehicle is a deep and a nice color and it represents sincerity and confidence. This color also shimmers when it embraced by light.
The 2017 Aston Martin Rapide is furnished with outstanding interior and that is enough to mesmerize anyone. It has heated sport bucket seats have 10-way power functionality. The seats are also adjustable to memorized height, lumbar and tilt position and the seats are very comfortable enough so that the driver and the passengers never feel tired on long trips.
The interior of this luxury large sedan is fully carpeted that includes front carpets, rear floor mats and the cargo space of this vehicle is also fully carpeted. Interior is also furnished with the Piano black instrument panel and on the other hand the doors, console and interior accents are given metal-look.
The 2017 Aston Martin Rapide is beautifully armed with the unique leather dashboard that not only enhances the beauty of the interior. The touchscreen is nicely placed at the center console of the vehicle that helps the driver in navigation, it is also armed with the Bluetooth Telephone System.
The 2017 Rapide is fitted with a leather wrapped steering wheel that features controls like Cruise Control System among other Steering Wheel Controls. Behind the steering wheel one can easily find Speedometer, Odometer and Engine Coolant Temperature readings and more.
The vehicle is equipped with the keyless entry that allows the driver to unlock the vehicle without using the keys and it also gives an option to start and stop the vehicle by just pressing a button.
Aston Martin also introduces three new interior leather colors that include Californian Poppya, it is a good combination of colors that also shows the warmth of the sun. The next interior color is Fandango Pink, it is a vivacious and a bold color that gives a touch of passion. Sahara Tan is a third interior color and it is a favorite color of Aston Martin enthusiasts, and this time it is detailed and comes with perforated leather finish.
Powertrain of 2017 Aston Martin Rapide
The 2017 Aston Martin Rapide has a powerful engine that makes this luxury sedan an exceptional vehicle. It has 6.0-Liter AM29 V12 engine that can create 552hp and 630 Nm of torque. The estimated fuel economy of this vehicle is 14 mpg in the city and its estimated fuel economy is 21 on the highways and its estimated combined fuel economy is 17 mpg. Its top speed is 203 mph and it has an eight-speed automatic transmission.
The turbo torque of this 2017 Aston Martin Rapide is lighter and quieter as it is armed with the new Touchtronic III transmission and it also transmits less noise into the interior compartments. It is fitted with the advanced torque converter that generates lower inertia and it also delivers an exceptional throttle response.
Technology of 2017 Aston Martin Rapide
The 2017 Aston Martin Rapide is fitted with the latest technology that includes 13 speakers, 600w Regular Amplifier and wireless streaming. The vehicle is also armed with the window grid streaming and 1 LCD at the front of the vehicle. It also comes with an option of Radio System, Satellite Radio and External Memory.
Safety Features of 2017 Aston Martin Rapide
The 2017 Aston Martin Rapide is equipped with the latest safety features. Some of the highlights safety features in this new sedan include:
- Child Safety Rear Door Locks
- Traction Control
- Parking Aid
- Tyre Pressure Monitor
- Back-Up Camera
- Stability Control
- Side Impact Beams
- Outboard Front Lap and Shoulder Safety Belts
Price of 2017 Aston Martin Rapide
The 2017 Aston Martin Rapide is available in the UAE with its base level and one trim level. The price of 2017 Aston Martin Rapide in the UAE is as follows:
- The price of 2017 Aston Martin Rapide Base Level in the UAE is starting from AED 941,000 to AED 1,000,000.
- The price of 2017 Aston Martin Rapide Shadow Edition in the UAE is starting from AED 954,550 to AED 1,000,000.
The 2017 Aston Martin Rapide is an expensive luxury large sedan, but the people who can afford this vehicle can enjoy all of its breathtaking features and latest technologies.
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