British carmaker Aston Martin has decided to cease assembly subcompact city car called the Cygnet.
This news was published edition of The Supercar Kids, citing sources within the company.
The release of the car, which is a variant of the model perelitsovanny Toyota iQ, started not so long ago – in the early 2011-th year.
Leaders of the British brand was originally planned to sell from 2 to 4 -x -x thousands of compact models a year, but the high cost of Aston Martin Cygnet is not possible to achieve the desired result.
Prices for city car in the British Isles begins with a mark of 30 thousand pounds sterling (about 35 000 euros), which is about three times more expensive than the cost of the Toyota iQ.
From soplatformennogo Japanese car Aston Martin Cygnet will be differentiated by the front optics, hood with holes for ventilation in the style of V12 Vantage models and traditional for all cars of the lattice falshradiatora.
But technical “stuffing” the smallest “Aston Martin” completely copied from the “Japanese” – in the arsenal of city car the same 1.33-liter petrol unit, which develops 98 horsepower.
As stated by representatives of the press service of the company, in dealer showrooms of the brand all over the world there is an adequate supply of city cars.
Note that for the duration of production (less than 3 years) Cygnet won the last line in the history of the brand Aston Martin, with the exception of the Virage 2012 model, which is available only for a year.