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By Cars.com Staff
October 10, 2013
The Rapide S, formerly known as just Rapide, is a member of the ultra-luxury-sedan class. These models are typically priced higher than the most expensive cars from mass-market luxury brands like Mercedes-Benz and BMW and include the likes of the Bentley Continental Flying Spur, Porsche Panamera and Maserati Quattroporte. The Rapide S is powered by a V-12 engine and has seating for four. New for 2014 Along with the extra letter at the end of its name the Rapide S features a more powerful V-12 engine that makes 550 horsepower and 457 pounds-feet of torque. The front end is bolder with a large, single aluminum grille that replaces its predecessor's upper and lower grille design, and the rear deck lid features a new lip design for enhanced aerodynamics. There's also more sound-deadening material for a quieter cabin. Exterior Highlights
Lightweight design features extensive use of aluminum, magnesium alloy and composite components
20-inch alloy wheels
Bi-xenon high-intensity-discharge headlamps
Seats four, though the snug backseat is best suited for shorter passengers
Heated front seats; available ventilated front and rear seats
Automatic air conditioning
Bang & Olufsen stereo
Available piano black, bamboo, ash or mahogany trim
Available dual-screen rear-seat entertainment system
Under the Hood
550-hp, 6.0-liter V-12 engine; zero to 62 mph in 4.9 seconds
Six-speed automatic transmission with shift paddles on the steering wheel
Double-wishbone front and rear suspension with adaptive dampers
Electronic stability system
Front-seat-mounted side-impact airbags
Side curtain airbags for front and rear seats
Front and rear parking sensors
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