Aston Martin Rapide vs Porsche Panamera - specifications

 RapidePanamera
On-the-road price/total as tested£139,950/£143,195£97,358/£111,775
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)N/A£38,067/39.1%
DepreciationN/A£59,291
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£9,797/£19,593£6,815/£13,630
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,256/£3,760£2,691/£4,485
Insurance group/quoteTBA/N/A50/N/A
Road tax band/costM/£405M/£405
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd serviceN/A£430/£540/£430
Length/wheelbase5,019/2,989mm4,970/2,920mm
Height/width (including mirrors)1,360/2,140mm1,418/2,114mm
EngineV12/5,935ccV8/4,806cc
Peak power 470/6,000 bhp/rpm500/6,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 600/5,000 Nm/rpm700*/2,250 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd auto/rwd7-spd PDK man/4wd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel90.5 litres/sealant100 litres/sealant
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 317/886 litres432/1,250 litres
Kerbweight/payload1,950/N/A1,970/530kg
Turning circle12.5 metres12.0 metres
Drag coefficient0.36Cd0.30Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unltd)/3yrs2yrs (unltd)/2yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers10,000 miles/1220,000 miles/34
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.N/A7th/3rd
0-60/30-70mph5.2/4.3 secs^3.6/3.0 secs
30-50mph 2.0 secs^1.2 secs^
50-70mph2.3 secs^1.8 secs^
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 188mph/2,000rpm188mph/1,600rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 44.7/33.1/8.5m46.6/33.8/8.9m
Auto Express economy/range26.6mpg/530 miles22.3mpg/491 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 12.5/27.1/19.0mpg15.7/31.7/23.2mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket245/355g/km/35%293/286g/km/35%
Active suspension/stab/cruise ctrlYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsEight/yes/yes^^Eight/yes/yes
Climate ctrl/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yes^^Yes/yes/yes^^
Sat-nav/iPod connection/BluetoothYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Stop-start/xenons/ceramic brakesNo/yes/noYes/yes/£5,800

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