Toyota iQ#Aston Martin Cygnet

The Aston Martin Cygnet was a microcar of the British car manufacturer Aston Martin. The official launch took place at the 81st Geneva Motor Show 2011. The Cygnet is technically based on the Toyota iQ. In September 2013, the production of the model was discontinued.


The Cygnet was the first small car from Aston Martin. The manufacturer opted for two main reasons for the production of such a vehicle model.

Owner of an Aston Martin sports car should be able to move well in an urban environment with a luxurious and tailor-made for this purpose automobile. To find out the requirements for such a vehicle, the manufacturer came in contact with its customers. The response was so positive that they decided to realization of the Cygnet. Aston Martin has also an extremely high liquor consumption. The Cygnet was km ( with manual transmission ) an effective tool to reduce his CO2 emissions of just 113 g / fleet consumption of the brand.

Contrary to claims first thought both Aston Martin and unlike in many previous press releases, the Cygnet of each prospective could be acquired. If you already owned an Aston Martin, but should preferably be supplied.

In September 2013 it was announced that Aston -Martin halts the production of Cygnet.

Technical data and characteristics

The complete drive train for the Cygnet Aston Martin took over from the Toyota iQ. Available was a engine with 2 transmission options. For use was the top engine of the iQ, a series of four-cylinder 1329 cm3, 72 kW ( 98 hp ) and a maximum torque of 123 Nm at 4400 rpm. The engine accelerates the vehicle from 0 to 100 km / h in 11.8 seconds and a top speed of 170 km / h

The transmission was either a manual 6 -speed manual transmission or a continuously variable automatic transmission. The average CO2 - emission with manual located at 113 g / km with automatic transmission at 120 g / km.

For the complete Cygnet Aston Martin paint and individualisation range was available. So the customer could leave refine the interior with the same contrast stitching and trim strips and the same leather and Alcantara lining the also his Aston Martin sports car. Even the color he could adapt to his great little Aston exactly.

Weights and dimensions

  • Curb weight (depending on equipment ) from approximately 980 kg
  • External dimensions ( length x width x height): 2985 x 1680 x 1500 mm
  • Fuel tank capacity: 32 liters
  • 16 " alloy wheels, front and rear


6-speed manual

  • Town: 5.8 l/100 km
  • Extra-urban: 4.4 l/100 km
  • Combined: 4.9 l/100 km
  • Combined CO2 emissions: 113 g / km

Continuously Variable Transmission

  • Town: 6.4 l/100 km
  • Extra-urban: 4.5 l/100 km
  • Combined: 5.2 l/100 km
  • Combined CO2 emissions: 120 g / km


The Cygnet was to be had in Germany from a list price of € 37,995. The Limited Launch Edition cost about 50,000 €. These prices do not include full equipment. So, for example, cost the most expensive leather again about 5000 € and the most expensive exterior paint about 4,300 € extra charge.