13 Jun '18, 12pm

Aston Martin Rapide AMR revealed with 603 PS V12

Aston Martin Rapide AMR revealed with 603 PS V12

After being previewed at last year’s Geneva Motor Show, Aston Martin has finally presented the new Rapide AMR, which becomes the latest model parked under the performance sub-brand after the DB11 AMR . Limited to just 210 cars, the British automaker describes the Rapide AMR as “a sports car capable of comfortably transporting a team of race drivers to a circuit on the other side of a continent and then tackling the track when they get there.” Logically, it gets a number of enhancements over a standard Rapide to make sure it is up to the task. For starters, the 5.9 litre naturally-aspirated V12 (the brand markets it as a 6.0 litre) gets larger inlet manifolds derived from the Vantage GT12 as well as new calibration for the engine and eight-speed Touchtronic III automatic gearbox. The result is 603 PS at 7,000 rpm and 630 Nm of torque, all of which goes to the rear wheels wi...

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