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Aston Martin Sold Only 150 Cygnet City Cars
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Aston Martin Sold Only 150 Cygnet City Cars

Oct 9 2013, 1:30pm CDT | by

Nowhere near the 4000 per year Aston Martin expected

I mentioned before that I thought was very strange with Aston Martin decided to produce the Cygnet city car. The little vehicle did nothing for the companies sporting and exotic image. Considering...

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Aston Martin Sold Only 150 Cygnet City Cars

Oct 9 2013, 1:30pm CDT | by

Nowhere near the 4000 per year Aston Martin expected

I mentioned before that I thought was very strange with Aston Martin decided to produce the Cygnet city car. The little vehicle did nothing for the companies sporting and exotic image. Considering the car was discontinued shortly after enter production, a lot of people apparently felt the same way.

The vehicle sold in the UK for 32,000 pounds. Reports have surfaced that indicate Aston Martin sold fewer than 150 units. The automaker had hoped to sell 4000 copies per year. Clearly Aston Martin didn't come close.

Aston Martin continues to struggle as an automaker as economic woes around the world put a damper on the purchasing of exotic sports cars. Aston Martin reported a loss of 24.6 million pounds towards year that ended in December of 2012.

 
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Ford Planning Le Mans Comeback

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Ford Motor Company is reportedly pondering a factory GT program that will see the Detroit-based manufacturer return to the famed 24 Hours of Le Mans race after a very long absence. The comeback is scheduled for 2016, SportsCar365 reports citing industry sources, when Ford is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first overall win at the Circuit de la Sarthe.Ford, who is currently providing EcoBoost engines to a prototype pr ...
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Aston Martin DP-100 is the latest Vision Gran Turismo car

Jul 9 2014 5:07am CDT | Source: Recombu

Another Vision Gran Turismo virtual car to put through its paces in digital fashion. Aston Martin is giving the video game concept car a bash. The Ast ...
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2015 Aston Martin Vantage GT To Race In Nürburgring 24 Hours

Jun 3 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: Motor Authority

Aston Martin’s recently revealed 2015 Vantage GT, or Vantage N430 if you’re outside the U.S., will run in this year’s Nürburgring 24 Hours endurance race. Two examples will be entered, one of them in the SP8 class and another in the SP10 class. The cars will race in clos ...
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