Went to see my father this week and he's bought himself another aston. The rapide is a beautifully made car and finding one in a good colour combo was tough! After driving it I thought it was brilliant (I was comparing it to my old cls55) It's an occasion but the exhaust valves shut themselves up to 3k revs and it's difficult to find the right fuse to take out to release the actuators on the rapide. The vantage again was stunning to drive and comparing it to an sl I have to say an sl can't compare the feeling. Neither of them are the fastest, best build quality or handling compared to a 911 or amg but for all round occasion whilst driving it does trump them for me.