The Aston Martin Rapide E Is Already Dead

An inside source has told Autocar the Rapide E will become a research project for Aston Martin’s electrification program but no customer cars will be produced. The publication was unable to confirm how many orders were received or if any customer refunds will need to be issued.The production version of the Rapide E shown in Shanghai packed an all-electric powertrain developed by Williams Advanced Engineering featuring a pair of electric motors delivering 610 horsepower and 700 lb-ft of torque and a 65-kWh lithium-ion battery. 0-62 mph takes less than four seconds before the Rapide E maxes out at 155 mph.