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Aston Martin Rapide Australian pricing announced

With the eagerly awaited four-door Rapide going through its final stages of engineering and testing before its launch in early 2010, Aston Martin has now confirmed Australian pricing for its newest sports car. The Rapide will start from A$366,280.00 (plus on-road and dealer delivery costs) in Australia and is now available to order from the Aston Martin dealership network around the world...

Aston Martin Rapide UK pricing announced

As the eagerly awaited Aston Martin Rapide enters the final stages of engineering and testing ahead of its launch early next year, UK pricing for the four-door sports car has today been confirmed. The Rapide will start from £139,950 (AUD$252,390) in the UK and will include as standard such features as a Bang & Olufsen Beosound audio system, tailored specifically for Rapide, heated memory seats, dual cast brakes and Adaptive Damping System...

Ex-Tesla, Harley-Davidson executive joins Aston Martin

Aston Martin has hired ex-Tesla executive Mr Michael van der Sande as its new chief commercial officer. Mr van der Sande previously served as head of Harley-Davidson’s European operations before taking over as Tesla’s senior vice president for marketing, a job he held for less than a year...

Aston Martin Wallet - Prize Giveaway

We've waded through over 100 entries to find the winner of our prize giveaway with the lucky winner of the Aston Martin Racing Wallet, Mr Joe Saraceni, taking home the prize for his entry: A cross between an English gentleman and a back alley brawler. It kicks serious butt and does it with the utmost style and grace. Congratulations Joe, your prize is in the mail...

Win an Aston Martin Racing Wallet

This week CarAdvice have an Aston Martin Racing Wallet to giveaway to one lucky reader, and because we like to keep things simple around here, winning this great little prize couldn't be easier. To go in the running to win this week's prize, valued at $50, simply sign up to our newsletter and tell us in 25 words or less what Aston Martin means to you...

Aston Martin Rapide at Frankfurt Motor Show

All eyes were on the Aston Martin stand at Frankfurt this year with the unveiling of the much talked about and much praised, Rapide four-door sports sedan. Adding two extra doors to a DB9, which is often regarded as one of the most beautiful coupes in the world, is no easy design job...

Aston Martin Rapide official details: Frankfurt Motor Show

Following months of teasing and web leaks, Aston Martin has finally released the full details surrounding its latest model – the Rapide. Representing Aston Martin’s addition to the fledgling luxury four-door coupe market, the Rapide can accommodate up to four adults while offering an engaging driving experience synonymous with all Aston Martins...

Aston Martin DBS – living the life!

Even as motoring journalists, $500,000 supercars are hard to come by in Australia. If you’re lucky you might get 24 hours in a car or if you’re married to the dealer principle’s daughter you’ll probably get a couple of days, but never a full week...

Aston Martin dominates at Nurburgring 1000km

Not since Sir Stirling Moss won here in a DBR1 way back in 1959, has Aston Martin repeated that winning performance here at Germany’s infamous Nurburgring 1000km race. And Moss nearly didn’t get a car to drive, as the owner of Aston Martin at that time, was the legendary David Brown of DB fame, who had only one race in mind, and that was Le Mans, which he wanted to win at any cost...

Aston Martin Rapide caught uncovered

Aston Martin's exclusive Rapide has been photographed yet again, this time with a group of its siblings at a British roadside. The high resolution photographs show you just how sleek and attractive Aston Martin's new car will look. Set to be released at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month, the Rapide will be the ultimate grand tourer from one of the ultimate British car manufacturers...

2010 Aston Martin Rapide images released

Aston Martin’s four-door Rapide, due in showrooms early next year, will be officially unveiled at next month's Frankfurt Motor Show. But before that exciting debut, Aston Martin has today released a couple of official images of the car, as well as a few other details, for the first time...