Member CNOTEMD and I went to the launch of the new Aston Martin Rapide at the dealer tonight and I thought I would share a few mediocre iPhone pics and my thoughts on the car..I'm sure CNOTEMD will add some pictures and comments as well.
The car is absolutely gorgeous. It really does look like a 4 door DB9 and the fit and finish inside and out is top notch..as it should at 200k.
The major disappointment that I had was the room in the interior, especially the back seats. The seats felt great and really hugged you a lot like the sportier seats in the DBS but there was ZERO leg room and I am not a big guy at all. It really is a 4 door car with the back 2 seats being there just in case.
After speaking with a few people about it, they love the way it drives but it is obviously nowhere near the M5 in performance but sounds and feels great from what everyone has said. Overall I was very impressed with the car but it really is a 4 door GT and not a sport sedan.