It seems like only yesterday that the Aston Martin Rapide was unveiled to us when suddenly our spy photographers manage to catch this unsuspecting facelift prototype out for a drive.

This is the 2012/2013 Aston Martin Rapide which will literally be getting a fresh face, if that's what can be deduced from the camouflage employed on the front fascia.

Our spy photographers point out that the front bumper looks to be revised with a updated design and new air intakes.

The rear end of the Rapide is also getting a change with a new rear bumper and a rear spoiler which looks a little bigger than on the current model. Also, the rear parking sensors seems to be located higher up.

The next Aston Martin Rapide may get a new engine variant too. It will likely launch in late 2012 or early 2013.

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