Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Lagonda Rapide (1961-64)

The Lagonda Rapide was a 4-door GT car produced from 1961 until 1964. Based on the Aston Martin DB4. It marked a revival of the Rapide model name which had been used by Lagonda during the 1930s. Powered by a 4.0 L straight-6 engine, which would later be used in the Aston Martin DB5282 bhp. Top Speed: 143 mph (230 km/h). 0–60 mph (97 km/h) took 8 seconds. 3-speed automatic gearbox. 

The exterior body panels were constructed from aluminium alloy over a  Superleggera tubular steel frame. The interior was upholstered in leather and had a burled walnut dashboard. The car was built to order. Only 55 units made. (wikipedia)


Shooting Brake Version

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