At the core of the compact is a steel body.
The company Aston Martin will present at the Festival of speed at Goodwood hardcore version of the citicar Cygnet, equipped with a V-shaped “eight” from the Vantage S the previous generation. The car is built in a single copy Q by Aston Martin, specializing in the creation of machines for individual orders.
At the core of the compact is a steel bodyshell of the conventional machine, which integrates the safety frame. Also the car is equipped with new front bulkhead and transmission tunnel. Subframes, suspension and engine borrowed from the coupe Vantage S. the Impact of the 4.7-liter unit, mated to a seven-step “robot” Sportshift II is 436 horsepower and 490 Nm of torque.
From standstill to 100 kilometers per hour Cygnet V8 is able to accelerate in 4.2 seconds (normal car it takes 11.8 seconds). The maximum speed of the citicar is 274 kilometers per hour.
Other features of the “charged” Cygnet steel made of carbon fiber flared wheel arches, 19-inch forged alloy wheels, a centrally located bifurcated exhaust, limited-slip differential and brake mechanisms with 380-mm discs at the front and 330-millimeter rear.
Compact, Aston Martin Cygnet was produced from 2011 to 2013, and was extensively redesigned version of the Toyota iQ. It is powered by a 1.3-liter inline “four” with a capacity of 98 horsepower. The price of the machine was 30 thousand pounds — three times more expensive than iQ.