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    Report: Aston CEO claims Cygnet cancelled because Toyota is dropping iQ in 2014

    While slow sales and a $50,000 price tag may have been contributing factors to the Aston Martin Cygnet being cancelled last month, Aston Martin CEO Ulrich Bez is pointing the finger at Toyota for the demise of this luxurious little city car. In a discussion with Autocar, Bez is quoted as saying ...

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    Report: Aston Martin takes $39.3M pre-tax loss

    All is not well in Gaydon, as Aston Martin has reported a 24.6-million pound ($39.3M USD) pre-tax loss, an increase from the previous year's 21.2-million pound – $33.9-million – loss. That, friends, is not good. Citing a nine-percent drop in sales for its range of sportscars (and a ...

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    Followup: Fewer than 150 Cygnet superminis sold before Aston clipped its wings

    The Aston Martin Cygnet wasn't exactly a hot seller during its two-year production run, which ended as of late last month. But despite British racing icon Sir Stirling Moss gifting one to his wife for her birthday, it seems that Britons didn't really care for it either: only 150 Cygnets were sold ...

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    Report: Aston Martin Cygnet bumbles its way out of production

    According to a report in Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf, the Aston Martin Cygnet has gone out of production. Although its name means "little swan," it never really got away from being the ugly-yet-seemingly-necessary duckling in the English automaker's lineup. Not for lack of trying, though, with ...

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    Video: New Cygnet videos attempt to show that supermini is worthy of Aston Martin name

    What makes an Aston Martin an Aston Martin? Well, it has to be made by Aston Martin, to start with. But just what does that brand stand for? Performance, on the one hand, and luxury on the other, because Aston Martin doesn't exactly build extreme supercars, it crafts luxury GTs with prodigious ...

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    Report: Aston Martin can't build Cygnet fast enough to keep up with demand

    Call it practical, call it luxurious, or call it a thinly veiled dilution of a legendary marque. –Whatever you want to call the Aston Martin Cygnet, at the end of the day, there are apparently a sizable number of customers lining up to drop the approximate equivalent of $50,000 on the ...

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    Official: Stirling Moss gives an Aston Martin Cygnet for his wife's birthday [UPDATE]

    Wrapping your head around the cars that Sir Stirling Moss has driven over the course of the many decades in which he drove competitively would be a mind-boggling task. Regarded as the greatest Formula One driver never to win a World Championship, Moss won 212 out of the 529 races he entered, ...

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    Aston Martin configurator launches with Virage and Cygnet

    If you're anything like us, you've been waiting to unleash the full might of the Aston Martin customization program on the Toyota iQ Cygnet. What colors, both hideous and delicious, will the pint-sized Aston boast? What kind of leather will coddle the behinds of the overpaid and tasteless? Fear ...

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    Aston Martin prices Cygnet, announces two launch colors

    Aston Martin Cygnet Launch Editions - Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you've been wondering exactly how much Aston Martin plans on charging for the pleasure of owning its new Toyota iQ Cygnet, wonder no more. The company has officially released pricing details on its first ...

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    Aston Martin displays production-ready Cygnet at Harrods in London

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    Aston Martin is dead serious about marketing the new Cygnet to luxury buyers in crowded metropoli (yes, we made that up...) like London. And to that end, the upscale British automaker is unveiling its new city car at no ...

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    Video: Aston Martin Cygnet... it's not a Toyota. Really.

    Aston Martin swears the Cygnet isn't a Toyota – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Aston Martin has begun its PR assault to attempt to assure its customers that the Cygnet is more than a gussied-up Toyota iQ. The company just released a new video detailing exactly what makes the ...

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    Aston Martin Cygnet gets the green light

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    Niche automakers like Aston Martin are facing increasing difficulties with our overcrowded planet. On the one hand, emissions regulations are tightening, forcing automakers to reduce their carbon footprint across their range. On ...

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    Report: Aston Martin Cygnet could come to the States

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    We aren't quite sure why the Aston Martin Cygnet exists. What was once an economical Toyota iQ is now a fuel-sipping Aston Martin (weird) with a lavish interior and a price tag that will make your heart skip a beat. We understand ...

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    Aston Martin shows off the racier side of the Cygnet

    Aston Martin Cygnet in Gulf Livery – Click above to enlarge
    Aston Martin is an automaker with a history that's indelibly linked with racing... not to mention beautiful styling, attractive colors and, um, James Bond. But the British automaker has more recently signaled its intent to be known ...

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    Geneva 2010: Toyota-based Aston Martin Cygnet "intentionally accelerates" onto show floor

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    Remember the day when Aston Martins were two-seat sportscars? Yeah, neither can we because a lot's happened since then. The Rapide four-door. The Lagonda crossover concept. And this, the Cygnet. News first broke that Aston was ...

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    Spy Shots: Aston Martin Cygnet tours the streets of London

    Plenty has been written about the Aston Martin Cygnet, and much of it has been less than enthusiastic. After all, how does one connect the dots between a tiny, efficient, low-performance city car and the British sporting brand's super high-performance models? Apparently, that would be with Aston's ...

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    Rumormill: Aston Martin could build hybrid Lagonda, all-electric Cygnet

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    Are hybrid drivetrains befitting of a premium luxury and performance brand? Well, that depends on who you ask. According to such diverse automakers as BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, Rolls-Royce and even Ferrari and ...

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    Video: Aston Martin tries to build street cred with Cygnet

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    Aston Martin will be shepherding perceptions of its forthcoming Cygnet as much as it can, and it will doubtlessly be monitoring the reception that the Toyota-turned-Aston microcar receives as closely as it can. On that former front, the ...

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    REPORT: Want an Aston Martin Cygnet? You'll need to have a big boy Aston first

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    There are few automakers on earth as exclusive as Aston Martin, so we were more than a little surprised when the English exoticmaker announced it was going to build the Cygnet, a city car based on the prosaic Toyota iQ. After all, we ...

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    Aston Martin shows off completed Cygnet, Euro sales in 2010

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    Earlier this year, we saw photos of Aston Martin designers working on a clay-covered Toyota iQ in the studio and applying typical Aston styling cues to it. Creating a leather clad urban commuter car struck us as a dubious proposition ...


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