ASTON Martin has taken their compress capital automotive and incited it right into a beast.
The marquee’s James Bond-inspired “Q” etiquette organisation reworked one buyer’s Cygnet hatchback right into a V8-powered mini.
Offered between 2011-2013, a common Cygnet got here with a lightweight 1.3-litre engine producing simply 97bhp.
Rebranded from Toyota’s iQ, Aston only bought turn 150 of a motors within a UK.
So this one-off acclimatisation will tiny doubt be radically a many high-performance mannequin on a highway.
Engineers took a grievous 4.7-litre, 430bhp V8 engine from a £100,000 Vantage S and forsaken it true into a compress two-seater.
And it means city run-about is means to producing some unimaginable potency stats.
The 1,375kg physique can speed adult from 0-62mph in simply 4.2 seconds, with a peppery primary gait of 170mph.
Described by Aston Martin as “some of a thrilling, vast and petite creations ever”, a rarely effective induce is due to underline during this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.
The slot rocket will tackle a obvious Hillclimb occasion, together with a series of adorned supercars and opposite high-powered motors.
Aston Martin Vice President Particular Operations Officer, David King mentioned: “The V8 Cygnet reveals a beguiling facet of any Aston Martin and a clients.
“It’s also a high peculiarity instance of a engineering imagination via a organisation since it’s no tiny feat to fit a Vantage’s V8 engine so harmoniously into a Cygnet’s compress physique.
“I’m certain that it’ll dazzle and disturb folks after they see and listen to it on a mountain on a Pageant of Velocity.”