Aston Martin postpones electrification plans
The financially stricken sports car manufacturer Aston Martin has begun postponing their plans for electric cars. Although the British company has a new investor, it will first invest the existing budget in combustion engine models and the new SUV DBX.
Is Aston Martin cancelling Rapide E production?
In April 2019, Aston Martin presented its first electric model, the Rapide E, which was to be built in a limited edition of 155 units. Now a British magazine reports that not even these few electric cars will see the light of day.
Aston Martin launches limited edition Rapide E
Aston Martin CEO, Marek Reichman, took to the stage at Auto Shanghai to reveal his company’s first fully electric model, the Rapid E. The zero-emission luxury car is to have a strictly limited production run of 155 units and will be delivered to customers later this year.
James Bond goes electric
Similarly to other British celebrities, James Bond will be going electric in her Majesty’s service in the next film. While the movies have always been noted by car enthusiasts, the Aston Martin Rapide E, is upholding the tradition and exclusively so as only 155 units will be built.
Aston Martin to retrofit their classics with electric drive
Aston Martin Works that takes care of the carmaker’s finest classics, will be equipping these existing models with an electric drive and battery. This has been made possible by means of the “cassette” electric drive system developed with the know-how and components from their upcoming Rapide e-range.