2019 Aston Martin RapidE E – Specs, Price & Release Date
here is The New Update of 2019 Aston Martin Rapide E. Elegance comes to the world of electrics from the hand of Aston Martin. It will be called Rapide E, only 155 units will be manufactured and it will have two electric motors with a total of 610 HP of power and a range of 320 km.
Aston Martin is also environmentally conscious and will manufacture a sports car based on the all-electric Rapide S. It will be called Rapide E and will be the turning point for the British brand in order to relaunch the Lagonda brand as the company that markets its zero emission products.
The Aston Martin Rapide E has been developed in collaboration with Williams Advanced Engineering, a new technology specialist company for electric vehicles. One of the points where most work has been in finding a good accommodation for the batteries , so that they do not occupy much space, are sufficiently cooled and weigh the minimum to maintain the performance of a sports car like those of Gaydon’s house.
2019 Aston Martin Rapide E Engine Specs
The batteries are placed where the V12 engine, the gearbox and the fuel tank on the Rapide S usually go . The Aston Martin Rapide E will have an 800V lithium-ion battery and a capacity of 65 kWh . It uses two electric motors located in the rear that produce a total of 610 HP of power and a pair of 950 Nm . Although what is measured more to these cars is their autonomy , which in this case is 320 km according to WLTP regulations
As for the performance of the This First, Aston Martin Electric Car announces a maximum speed of 250 km / h and an acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h of 4 seconds. The brand emphasizes that these figures are not conditioned by the state of charge of the batteries. The objective has been to obtain the maximum performance during any state of charge of the battery, as would be expected of a conventional vehicle with internal combustion engine
Aesthetically maintains the elegance of the Rapide S but with a body aerodynamically accentuated. It also mounts tires with less rolling resistance and less loudness . And as for the chassis, the Rapide E has a self-locking differential that is electronically controlled along with the two electric motors . This is combined with specific springs and dampers for the new configuration of the car.
The Aston Martin Rapide E will be manufactured at the Saint Athan factory (UK) in a limited edition of 155 units and will be delivered to customers by the end of 2019.