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Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Aston Martin Cygnet Concept Car
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An Aston Martin For Urban Fun

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - At the 2010 Geneva Motor Show (March 2, 2010), Aston Martin premiered their ultra-compact 'Cygnet Concept' car. Aston Martin says that the 'Cygnet Concept' brings their luxury brand heritage to the small car market and that the car is a statement of their future intent to enter into the urban transport arena.

The Aston Martin 'Cygnet Concept' can seat four people and is equipped with luxury leather sport seats and a leather interior trim. It is powered by a 1.33 L 4-cylinder 16-valve VVT gasoline (petrol) engine that produces 98 hp (72 kW) at 6000 rpm, and delivering a maximum torque of 123 Nm at 4400 rpm. Under full acceleration, a six-speed manual equipped Aston Martin Cygnet can go from zero to 100 km/h (0-62.14 mph) in 11.8 seconds. The ultra-compact Aston Martin can also be equipped with a Multidrive CVT automatic transmission, and in this case the zero to 100 km/h (0-62.14 mph) acceleration time is 11.6 seconds.

The combined (urban/highway) fuel consumption rating of the 6-speed manual Aston Martin Cygnet is 4.8 L/100 kms (49 U.S. mpg) with CO2 emissions at 113g/km. The optional CVT Automatic transmission on the Cygnet delivers a combined fuel consumption rating of 5.1 L/100 km (46.12 U.S. mpg), with CO2 emissions at 120g per km.

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