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Aston Martin Rapide Forum | rapideboard.com For the upcoming BMW M5 competitor: the four-door Aston Martin Rapide. Only unveiled as a concept car, but will be launched in 2007. rapideboard.com

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post #11 of 31 Old 17th January 2008, 10:38 PM
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Aston Martin is turning out the best looking designs in the entire car world -- DB9, DBS, and now this. With 480 hp, its performance will not eclipse the M5's, but it looks fantastic and much better than the Panamera.

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Nice but rear legroom and headroom doesn't look great for such length. Kind of a better looking Quattroporte. No temptation to switch from me...

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That car must be FAST!!! Look what it did to the poor guy's face!

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Aston Martin is turning out the best looking designs in the entire car world --
Absolutely agree. Aston is the only other marque out there that seriously tempts me...

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Absolutely agree. Aston is the only other marque out there that seriously tempts me...

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May I suggest an "El Rapide Diablo" conversion? A match made in heaven or, more appropriately to your steed's name, in hell.

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Forgive the noob question, but what are the 'fittings' which I've marked with the red circles?

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Personally, I think the Aston design is detoriating.

The Vanquish was amazing, but the V8 Vantage is not as nice in real life IMO. I hoped this 4 door would look like the previously shown pics, but it just looks like an 'ordinary' aston with a middle section.

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It won't be fast enough to tempt an M5 owner and it'll have all the usual AM quality problems.
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