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I’m reasonably certain that the DB7’s engine was a supercharged version of the hoary old Jaguar AJ6, rather than some sort of actual Aston-Martin engine. I don’t think there has been an Aston-Martin engine since the last V8 was made in 2000. Their last 6 cylinder engine was installed in 1972. Everything since has been Jaguar or Ford powered.
Being an Aston Martin, the Rapide E is being developed with a high-performance objective. Projected top speed for the Rapide E is 250km/h, with a sub-4.0sec 0-96km/h time and a 80-112km/h time of just 1.5sec.