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PRODUCTION READY RAPIDE E GIVEN WORLD DEBUT AT AUTO SHANGHAI

Aston Martin Lagonda has revealed the final production-ready iteration of its first all-electric production car, with the spectacular Rapide E making its world debut at China's Auto Shanghai motor show. Unveiled by Aston Martin Executive Vice President & Chief Creative Officer, Marek Reichman, Rapide E is a pivotal model for the luxury marque. Following the success of previous special-edition models, including Aston Martin Vulcan, the Vanquish Zagato family and DB4 GT Continuation, Rapide E continues to...

Rapide E secrets of first all electric Aston Martin revealed

With development of Aston Martin's first all-electric production car - the Rapide E - progressing apace, the luxury British marque has today confirmed a raft of technical details for the strictly limited 155-unit special edition. Working closely with Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) as its development partner, Aston Martin has utilised the hugely successful leader in Electric Vehicle (EV) technology to kickstart a new era for Aston Martin's powertrain technology and overcome the technical challenges associated with...

Aston Martin confirms production of first all-electric model

Less than two years after being unveiled as a concept, Aston Martin is today 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...