20 Oct '13, 5pm

Killed: the Aston Martin Cygnet is No More

Killed: the Aston Martin Cygnet is No More

First announced way back in 2009 , Aston Martin’s tiny Cygnet city-car was to be the ideal “daily driver” for Aston’s GT-driving customers. Based on the Toyota Scion iQ microcar, the Cygnet offered commuters easy parking and good MPG in a super-luxurious package trimmed with the finest woods, leathers, and more. The fact that the Cygnet was also an Ultra-low Emissions Vehicle (ULEV) didn’t hurt it any in Europe, either, where many city centers tax vehicles on emissions.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2013/10/20/killed-aston-martin-cygnet/

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