Toyota GM Denies Bid for Aston Martin

Toyota GM Denies Bid for Aston Martin
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It’s no secret; Toyota is buddy-buddy with British luxury automaker Aston Martin. The two firms have collaborated before, perhaps most famously the iQ-based Cygnet city car, and the latest gossip indicates is the “capital T” is interested in buying Aston. Continue Reading...

Can Aston Martin Really Cram a V12 into a Scion iQ?

Can Aston Martin Really Cram a V12 into a Scion iQ?
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Is it April Fools’ Day or late October? Allegedly the folks at Aston Martin have figured out how to cram a V12 into a Cygnet city car. Continue Reading...

Aston Martin Future Product Lineup Detailed

Aston Martin Future Product Lineup Detailed
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Undoubtedly, the big news coming from Aston Martin this year will be the release of its new Vanquish model this fall. The British automaker plans to add some of its Vanquish technology to other models, but no real big changes will come from its lineup for the 2013 model year. Continue Reading...

Aston Martin Virage Volante by Q: 2012 Geneva Auto Show

Aston Martin Virage Volante by Q: 2012 Geneva Auto Show
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Ahead of the official Geneva Auto Show unveil tomorrow, we managed to catch an example of Aston Martin‘s new “Q” bespoke service between polishings. It offers Aston customers an unprecedented level of customization including this Virage Volante finished with a bespoke satin Mariana Blue with new diamond turned wheels. Until now, the special British sports car  had only appeared… Continue Reading...

Q by Aston Martin: Geneva Motor Show Preview

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Q by Aston Martin: Geneva Motor Show Preview
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Aston Martin is furthering its exclusive image by offering a new service called “Q by Aston Martin.” The firm will unveil this service for the connoisseur seeking something more bespoke than the standard British grand touring coupe. To demonstrate “Q”, it will showcase a custom  Cygnet and Virage Volante (show above) at the upcoming Geneva… Continue Reading...

Lotus City Car on Sale in 2014, Priced Below Aston Martin Cygnet

Lotus City Car on Sale in 2014, Priced Below Aston Martin Cygnet
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Lotus and its parent company, Proton, will be releasing their City Car to rival the new Aston Martin Cygnet and will be a production version of the Ethos concept originally seen at the Paris Auto Show. The vehicle will first be offered as a Proton, with the Lotus version coming at a later date with… Continue Reading...

Aston Martin Cygnet Making Eco-Rally Debut

Aston Martin Cygnet Making Eco-Rally Debut
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A pair of Aston Martin Cygnet subcompacts will be testing their worth at this weekend’s Bridgestone Eco-Rally. The two Cygnets will be making the drive through the extended route of the Eco-Rally, going from Exeter College, Oxford to The Mall, London taking advantage of a 56.5-mpg rating along the way. One of the Cygnets will… Continue Reading...

Who Would Buy An Aston Martin Cygnet? Sir Stirling Moss, That’s Who

Who Would Buy An Aston Martin Cygnet? Sir Stirling Moss, That’s Who
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Sir Stirling Moss is one of the most reknowned and respected racing drivers of all time, and he has just bought an Aston Martin Cygnet! This Toyota iQ based super-mini is the most controversial product ever offered by Aston Martin, and many believe the project will only harm Aston’s credibility than improve its greenhouse footprint…. Continue Reading...

Aston Martin to Produce Electric Cygnet

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Aston Martin to Produce Electric Cygnet
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In their ongoing quest to assuage the guilt of the fabulously wealthy, Aston Martin will be electrifying their ugly-duckling née-Toyota Cygnet—in case wealthy city-living socialites still think Cameron Diaz has a thing for environmentally caring men. Aston Martin’s EV Cygnet will reduce its corporate emissions levels, allowing the British luxe automaker to keep building the Vantage and… Continue Reading...

Aston Martin Introduces ‘Cygnet’ Commuter Car Concept Based on Toyota iQ Mini-Car

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Aston Martin Introduces ‘Cygnet’ Commuter Car Concept Based on Toyota iQ Mini-Car
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Aston Martin has just released details of an upcoming concept car the luxury British automaker is working on… and it’s not at all what you might expect. Rather than a high-powered exotic, this new machine, called the Cygnet, is a tiny commuter car. The Cygnet is based on the Toyota iQ and while it sounds… Continue Reading...