However, this is not enough. "The job is not complete. Four or even three-cylinders are possible. If the spirit of the times demands six-cylinders, then it has to be looked at, "commented the PHD holder from the University of Stuttgart.
For the readers’ information, Aston Martin already has a four-cylinder car in its lineup in the form of the Cygnet. The Aston Martin Cygnet is a 3-door hatchback marketed by Aston Martin in 2011 as a re-badged variant of the Toyota iQ.
The Cygnet enables Aston Martin to comply with the European Union-imposed fleet average emissions regulations taking effect in 2012. The Cygnet has a 97bhp 1.3-litre inline four-cylinder engine that returns a fuel consumption figure of 3.99L/100km and emits just 110g of CO2/km.