Aston Martin Cygnet Coming To America

Derek Kreindler
by Derek Kreindler

Aston Martin‘s Cygnet minicar will come to the United States sometime in 2012 according to Automotive News. The Cygnet will reportedly cost $35,000 despite minimal changes from the Toyota iQ it’s based on.

The Cygnet is a risky move for Aston Martin; a product like this is conceivably a good idea in places like London, where a congestion charge applies to most vehicles driving in the downtown core, or in traffic-ridden locales like Manhattan, Miami or Los Angeles. Outside of these small niches, it’s hard to imagine who would buy a Cygnet for any reason at all.

[Source: Automotive News]

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  • Man4allseasons Man4allseasons on Oct 14, 2012

    Me like! However, the rumor is the US Cygnet is only for sale for existing Aston owners. $35k is relative cheap given its owners own other $120k+ AM models in their heated 4-car garages. This little vehicle would be perfect for their spoiled high school/college kids. For plebeian like myself, I am hoping some third party fabricators are 'burning the mid-night oil' on the Cygnet kit for my pedestrian Scion iQ. LOL.