Aston Martin Cygnet Purportedly Axed Due to Toyota iQ Discontinuity in 2014

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We were telling you earlier that the Toyota iQ-based Aston Martin Cygnet will reportedly exit production, possibly due to low sales. Aston Martin CEO now explains the reasons why the Cygnet gets axed.
In a recent interview with AutoCar, Aston Martin CEO Ulrich Bez said that indeed the Cygnet was not selling as he expected, despite the fact it was the perfect car for Aston fans living in crowded cities.

Moreover, Bez said that the real reason for dropping the Cygnet is that Toyota will also discontinue it's iQ from 2014. This means that the Cygnet won't have a donor car to held its luxury accessories and Aston won't be able to further expand the nameplate in the US nor develop a supercharged 1.3-liter engine for the little runabout.

Toyota said nothing on the iQ's discontinuity.
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