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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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7 hours ago

Andy Palmer leaves Renault-Nissan to serve as CEO of Aston Martin

Sep 2 2014 4:47am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Aston Martin, Infiniti, Nissan, Renault Aston Martin has been without a helmsman since Ulrich Bez stepped down from the chief executive office at the end of last year, stepping back to serve as non-executive chairman in a semi-retired ambassadorial capacity. The British automaker, now on the cusp of a new era, has been running without a CEO since, but has now named Bez's replacement in Andy Palmer. If ...
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1 week ago

Aston Martin Rapide

Aug 26 2014 11:42am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Aston Martin Rapide is a large, luxurious, high-performance sedan that seats up to four passengers. Stunning and instantly recognizable, the Rapide competes with high-performance and style-driven sedans like the Porsche Panamera and the Maserati Quattroporte. Few changes have come to the Rapide's specification over its three-year run thus far. ...
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3 weeks ago

Aston Martin Vanquish by Q

Aug 8 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

Earlier in August 2014, we learned about the updates prepared by Aston Martin for the 2015 Vanquish, and now the powerful grand tourer is set to receive the love it deserves from the company’s customization program, Q by Aston Martin. As if the numerous exterior and interior options available for the Vanquish weren’t enough, the Q by Aston Martin division jumped in with a brand-new program for the coupe, enhancing its ...
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3 weeks ago

2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Preview

Aug 7 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

With the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance just around the corner, time has come to have a look at what this year’s edition of the world-renowned event has to offer. The charitable event has drawn huge interest ever since it was established in 1950, and the 2014 edition will be no exception. Automakers like McLaren, Jaguar Land Rover, BMW and Aston Martin have already confirmed their presence with outstanding, brand-new vehicles, but each and every important manufacturer will hit California to sh ...
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4 weeks ago

Car Review: 2015 Aston Martin Vantage GT

Aug 5 2014 10:53am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Angeles Crest Highway. Aston Martin Vantage. Tight hairpins. Precise steering. Incredible grip. A little whimpering from protesting Bridgestones; even more whimpering from the passenger seat. 4.7-litre, double overhead cam V8 screaming above it all. In other words, business as usual in Aston Martin land. Or maybe not. This is the new-for 2015 GT and, along with the Vantage’s traditional sultry shape and 430 horsepower, it comes with something that Astons ha ...
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4 weeks ago

What Do You Want To Know About The Aston Martin Vantage GT?

Jul 31 2014 9:48am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

I've somehow conned Aston Martin into believing I'm a legitimate individual. As such, they are allowing me to commandeer a V8 Vantage GT for the weekend. Wh ...
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6 weeks ago

Ford Planning Le Mans Comeback

Jul 17 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

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 program with Riley Technologies in the TUDOR United SportsCar C ...
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7 weeks ago

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 Aston M ...
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