ASTON Martin has taken their compress city automobile and incited it into a beast.
The marquee’s James Bond-inspired “Q” etiquette group remade one customer’s Cygnet hatchback into a V8-powered mini.
Sold between 2011-2013, a unchanging Cygnet came with a light 1.3-litre engine producing usually 97bhp.
Rebranded from Toyota’s iQ, Aston usually sole around 150 of a motors in a UK.
So this one-off acclimatisation will no doubt be a many high-performance indication on a road.
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 a city run-about is able of producing some implausible opening stats.
The 1,375kg support can accelerate from 0-62mph in usually 4.2 seconds, with a peppery tip speed of 170mph.
Described by Aston Martin as “one of a many exciting, vast and petite creations ever”, a absolute induce is due to underline during this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.
The slot rocket will take on a famous Hillclimb event, along with a horde of adorned supercars and other high-powered motors.
Aston Martin Vice President Special Operations Officer, David King said: “The V8 Cygnet shows a fun side of both Aston Martin and a customers.
“It is also a excellent instance of a engineering talent within a association as it’s no tiny feat to fit a Vantage’s V8 engine so harmoniously into a Cygnet’s compress body.
“I am certain that it will dazzle and disturb people when they see and hear it on a mountain during a Festival of Speed.”