The British are releasing new 2019 Aston Martin Rapide AMR version of their car. Aston Martin introduced their AMR division last year at the Geneva Motor Show. AMR was originally created from Aston Martin Racing section. Their first two cars presented at the Geneva Show were Vantage AMR Pro and Rapide AMR. Speaking of 2019 Rapide AMR exterior design, front fascia will get revised bumper, along with bigger splitter and large carbon-fiber inserts. 2019 Rapide ARM was spotted during track testing at the Nurburgring race track. Honeycomb grille is gone, and it was replaced by chrome horizontal slats. Side view reveals some changes on the AMR version. Chromed window trim replaced black one, Aston Martine removed black fender strakes, black door handles and carbon-fiber mirror caps. Around back, Rapide AMR for 2019 comes with carbon-fiber rear diffuser, larger exhaust outlets, revised bumper and aero flip on the decklid. Inside the cabin, most of the interior should be carried over from the standard model. However, some details will be different. Rapide AMR will get sports carbon-fiber seats, carbon-fiber console, carbon-fiber center stack and Dark Knight Alcantara on the seats, steering wheel and the dashboard.
2019 Aston Martin Rapide AMR engine performance specs
2019 Aston Martin Rapide AMR engine will be 6.0-liter naturally aspirated V12 engine. This powertrain was also used in standard Rapide, but in AMR version it will tuned to produce 592 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque. 2019 Aston Martin Rapide AMR top speed is set at 210 mph. 0 to 60 mph time will also be improved. Expect it to be slightly faster than standard Rapide car, which can do 60 mph in only 4.4 seconds.
2019 Aston Martin Rapide AMR release date and price
2019 Aston Martin Rapide AMR price will most likely be set around $250,000. This will make Rapide AMR most expensive sedan produced by the Aston Martin factory. When it finally hits the market, it will compete with cars such as Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe and Porsche Panamera Turbo. Some rumors indicate that this could be limited edition car, which means 210 cars could be produced. 2019 Aston Martin Rapide AMR release date is expected by the end of the year.