2013 Aston Martin Rapide S sports car pumped up to 550 horsepower


Aston has just unveiled its luxury sports car, the 2013 Aston Martin Rapide S, which is the replacement of the outgoing standard version. The infamous four-door sport car also gets a big boost to its V12 engine along with a revise exterior design.

The exterior receives subtle changes, and much of its unique body curvatures remain relatively the same. The 2013 Aston Martin Rapide S sports car get a larger grille, which you could easily relate to the 2013 Ford Fusion’s front fascia design. Other subtle changes are the car’s rear decklid and a new Carbon Exterior Pack, which give the car a more sporty characteristic. While the interior gets a few mild changes that we can easily notice, such as a new piano black interior with Duotone perforated red and black leather.

The 2013 Martin Rapide S is more powerful with its V12 engine, now producing 550 horsepower and 457 pound-feet of torque. And that is about 80 hp and 14 lb-ft more than the outgoing model. According to the company, the four-door sports car is capable of blasting from 0-60 mph in just 4.7 seconds and climbing a top speed of 190 mph. That is about 0.4 second faster than the previous version.

The new 2013 Aston Martin Rapide S sports car will be available to order worldwide next month, and pricing will be announced a month ahead.