Ever since Aston Martin unveiled the all-electric concept car two years ago scores of the curious, from the fashion press to the auto-industry watchers, have been anxiously awaiting more news from Aston Martin. It seemed that even during the recent Men’s Fashion Week, in London, there were rumors that something fabulous was coming from Aston Martin.
Today we are confirming that the all-electric RapidE will enter production in 2019.
Set for a limited production run of 155 cars, RapidE is Aston Martin’s first all-electric model. As such it spearheads development of the brand’s low- and zero-emission vehicle strategy laid out by Aston Martin’s President and CEO, Dr Andy Palmer, in the company’s Second Century Plan.
RapidE sees a continuation of the collaboration with Williams Advanced Engineering who worked on the original RapidE Concept. Based in Grove, Oxfordshire, Williams Advanced Engineering will assist Aston Martin with the complex task of engineering integration.
Based upon the forthcoming Rapide AMR concept, RapidE will deliver four-door sports car looks and dynamics of the Rapide S powered by an all-electric powertrain replacing the six-litre V12 engine. More information will be revealed about the RapidE’s all-electric power very soon. The characteristics of electric motors means the RapidE will offer a unique driving experience one not experienced before in an Aston Martin or any other car in the world. Aston Martin.
Check out our Look At The Aston Martin Rapide S.
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