Aston Martin has just distributed three teasers of the RapidE. The brand also let know that it will take in this production all-electric version of the RapidE sports sedan in 2019. The build number of copies is limited to 155 pieces.
2 years ago the British brand was already a prototype seeing the RapidE. Meanwhile, the technical division of Williams – known for the Formula 1 team – hired to help replace the V12 engine with an electric motor. Because this should not be at the expense of driveability. As Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer expresses the electric power train must not merely ‘exist alongside our seductive style and superior performance, “but” reinforce this.
At the recent auto show in Geneva Aston Martin and Williams already showed the first fruits of their collaboration. One of the show cars was the RapidE AMR; The three letters stand for Aston Martin Racing, a new label which technique is used in motorsport. The RapidE AMR was still a V12 engine. Another technique the RapidE AMR however, we will look back in the RapidE, Aston Martin as promised.