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Marketing… or Messaging? Tabloid Says Bond’s Going Green in Next Film

British tabloid The Sun reported this week that the next James Bond movie will feature an all-electric Aston Martin Rapide E as 007’s featured ride in an effort to give the government-sanctioned killer a greener persona. While Bond films have featured countless vehicles, Astons are typically reserved for series’ titular hero — though he has driven a weird […] The post Marketing… or Messaging? Tabloid Says Bond’s Going Green in Next Film appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicles, The Sun, James Bond, Autos, EVs, Aston Martin, Bond, 007, Movie Cars, Aston Martin Rapide, News Blog, Film Cars, Aston Martin Rapide E


James Bond may ditch his V12 Aston Martin for electric power, report says

James Bond may take the wheel of an electric car in the next 007 movie, reports British newspaper The Sun. The car in question would be the Aston Martin Rapide E, the British automaker's first all-electric model. The post James Bond may ditch his V12 Aston Martin for electric power, report says appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, James Bond, Aston Martin, Electric Cars, 007, Aston Martin Rapide, Movies & TV, Aston Martin Rapide E


Introducing Rapide E, Aston Martin’s first electric sports car

Aston Martin is finally sharing some specs and a couple of teaser photos of the upcoming Rapide E, the British automaker’s first all-electric sports car. The upshot: It’ll be fast and rare. The company will only make 155 of the Rapide E, which will be powered by an 800-volt battery system with 65 kilowatt-hour capacity. (Pretty sure that makes Aston Martin the first luxury car company to launch an 800-volt system.) The battery, which will use more than 5,600 lithium-ion 18650 format cylindrical ...
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Aston Martin’s first electric car arrives next year with 602 horsepower in tow

The Aston Martin Rapide E will be the legendary British automaker's first production electric car. Based on the current Rapide four-door, it will be capable of 0 to 60 mph in under 4.0 seconds, with a range of at least 200 miles, Aston says. The post Aston Martin’s first electric car arrives next year with 602 horsepower in tow appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Aston Martin, Electric Cars, Aston, Aston Martin Rapide, Rapide, Aston Martin Rapide E


The New, Battery-Powered Aston Martin Rapide E Has 'Over 602bhp'

Aston Martin has released the first technical details of its first all-electric model, the Rapide E, and promises consistent power output even on half-charged batteries
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Aston Martin Rapide AMR boasts 205 mph top speed, limited production run

The Aston Martin Rapide AMR is the latest model from Aston's AMR performance sub-brand. This souped up version of Aston's four-door Rapide boasts a 580-horsepower V12 engine that can propel it to just over 200 mph. The post Aston Martin Rapide AMR boasts 205 mph top speed, limited production run appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Aston Martin, AMR, Aston, Aston Martin Rapide, Rapide, Aston Martin Rapide AMR, Aston Martin AMR


2017 Monterey Car Week: Gathering of Unicorns

( = || []).push({}); One of the most prestigious and provocative automotive events of the year is the annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. This is an event where the finest examples of the world’s most beautiful, uncommon, and expensive cars are put on display; some are even auctioned off to the highest bidder, assuming the reserve is met. Big Money People with names such as Bonhams, Mecum, and Gooding show up to ensure the safe handling of the ofte...
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Aston Martin Confirms First All-Electric Vehicle With RapidE

( = || []).push({}); A concept vehicle no more says Aston Martin, confirming the RapidE will come to fruition. The forthcoming all-electric RapidE underscores Aston Martin’s commitment to low- and zero-emission vehicles, a critical component of the automaker’s Second Century Plan as directed by President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Andy Palmer. The vehicle was developed alongside Williams Advanced Engineering in Grove, Oxfordshire, England. Concept ...
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LeEco is out, but Aston Martin’s RapidE electric car is still a go

The Aston Martin RapidE electric car is still a go, but Aston is scaling back its plans following LeEco's decision to leave the project. As a result, the RapidE will be rarer and more expensive than originally planned. The post LeEco is out, but Aston Martin’s RapidE electric car is still a go appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Aston Martin, Leeco, Aston, Aston Martin Rapide, Aston Martin RapidE Electric


Electric Aston Martin RapidE Confirmed for 2019 Production

Aston Martin has now set a date for the production of its first ever electric car, and a production number. The potentially amazing Aston Martin RapidE will start production in 2019 with a limited run of just 155 cars.  Technical specifications of the 2019 Aston Martin RapidE are yet to be revealed, but the company has given us a few official sketches that confirm the electric Rapide will be based on the AMR concept. It gets the racing stripes and everything, but we reckon it will outperform...
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Sound of silence: Aston Martin Rapide will ditch howling V12 for electric power

The Aston Martin Rapide will be available only with an electric powertrain beginning in 2018, CEO Andy Palmer said in a recent interview. The Rapide itself is likely on borrowed time. The post Sound of silence: Aston Martin Rapide will ditch howling V12 for electric power appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Andy Palmer, Aston Martin Rapide


Aston Martin Rapide to ditch V-12, go electric-only route in 2018

It was at the 2009 Frankfurt auto show that Aston Martin launched its current Rapide. The stylish super sedan has only been offered with a V-12 ever since, but from 2018 it will only be offered with an electric powertrain. The information was confirmed to Motoring by Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer. The electric Rapide was previewed in concept form... [Author: [email protected] (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)]
Tags: Frankfurt, Automotive, Aston Martin, Viknesh Vijayenthiran, Andy Palmer, Aston Martin Rapide, Rapide


Aston Martin Wrestles Gasoline from the Grasp of World’s Sexiest Sedan

We’re all used to driving curvaceous V12 sedans, right? Now, how would you react to news that your luxury automaker of choice planned to strip all fossil fuel-related hardware from it just to satisfy some squares with exceptionally strong regulatory powers? That’s the situation for fans of the Rapide S, which Aston Martin claims is […] The post Aston Martin Wrestles Gasoline from the Grasp of World’s Sexiest Sedan appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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