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2010 Aston Martin Rapide Test Drive


2010 Aston Martin Rapide Test Drive:ct in the late 1980s. That's about to change. Now Aston Martin revisits the sedan genre with its new $200,000 Rapide, global recession be damned. This
VALENCIA, SPAIN—Aston Martin hasn't offered a four-door since the ultralinear ASTON MARTIN LAGONDA became extinct in the late 1980s. That's about to change. Now Aston Martin revisits the sedan genre with its new $200,000 Rapide, global recession be damned. This coupé-like four-door may seem audacious for these austere times, but considering the price tags on storied British nameplates like Bentley and Rolls Royce (whose entry-level Ghost is still a steep proposition at $245,000), the ASTON MARTIN RAPIDE starts to look slightly less risqué.Public image aside, how does Aston Martin's newest family member motor? We spent a day touring the Spanish countryside to find out.


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