NEW FOR 2012:

– Revised satellite navigation system
– New beam-blade wipers
– New available options including backup camera, wheel designs and yellow brake calipers

An all-new model for 2011, the Aston Martin Rapide receives only minor changes for 2012, including a revised navigation system and new options.

The Rapide uses a 6.0-litre V12 with rear mid-mounted six-speed automated transmission with shift paddles.

Features include 20-inch alloy wheels, automatic front and rear climate control, bi-xenon headlamps, LED taillights, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, adaptive damping system, electronic parking brake, full-grain leather interior, power seats with memory, heated front and rear seats, walnut trim, auto-dimming rearview mirror, garage door opener, electroluminescent gauges, LED map lights and ambient lighting, trip computer, cruise control, navigation system, Bluetooth connectivity, Bang & Olufsen MP3 sound system, iPod interface, USB and auxiliary input, power-folding mirrors, front and rear parking sensors, tire pressure monitoring system, keyless entry, and trunk-mounted umbrella.

A Luxury package adds several items including semi-aniline leather, titanium silver mesh pack, diamond-turned wheels, wood door trim, backup camera and ventilated seats.

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