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5 February 2010

The Aston Martin Rapide goes on sale later this year from £139,950 - and autocar.co.uk has an exclusive test drive video.

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Aston Martin Rapide on video

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Aston Martin Rapide drive review

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Aston Martin Rapide pictures

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Aston Martin Rapide

The Aston Martin Rapide is beautifully styled and brilliantly accomplished

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6 February 2010

Interesting video but is the Rapide's competition Really the S Class or 7 Series? I don't think so. How does it stack up against the Panamera. Answer that because the Porsche is its real competition.

7 February 2010

Simple, it doesn't!, did you see him get in the back seat?, even my ten year old would've felt cramped!, the Panamera at least looks positively cavernous in the back.I get the feeling that Aston's Rapide was a had to make car, by which i mean others had done it and as the tester said it looks like a stretched DB9.I totally agree with what was repoprted on the video test, wouldn't go long distances in it, cramped and i no stretch of the imagination a compeditor for an S-class or a 7 series.

Peter Cavellini.

14 February 2010

Pity about the looks and the cramped rear seats.

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