Key differences between the production version and the concept include the thicker side mirrors, now mounted on the A-pillar, standard non-LED side indicators, and the conventional door handles. We’ll have to wait until the final production version arrives, late next year, to see how it all pans out.
By the time the new Rapide does arrive, the premium four-door coupe market will be starting to get a little crowded. Some of the cars it will have to compete with include the BMW GT, Porsche Panamera, Audi A7 and the car that started it all, the Mercedes-Benz CLS class. In the meantime, click here to see images of the almost identical Rapide Concept or head over to Edmunds to see the spy shots in full.