James Bond radically downsized to new Aston Martin Cygnet?

In these tough economic times even James Bond is starting to feel the pinch.

The company that manufactures his usual car, Aston Martin, just released these photos of their newest model…the significantly smaller and cheaper Cygnet.

Aston Martin says the Cygnet "represents a creative, environmentally conscious solution, being small,
yet with presence – and highly fuel efficient, now combined with the
prestige of Aston Martin's luxury brand ownership.

 Cygnet1 The cygnet may also potentially represent a marketing and sales dead end as did the X-type for Jaguar.

Aston Martin says it is still working on the car and sales concept. If and when the Cygnet is built it will initial be available in Britain and Europe.

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