Aston Martin abandoned Lagonda SUV

January 21, 2015 at 01:22

The Aston Martin Company has decided to stop issuing badged SUV Lagonda. This is with reference to the chief designer Marek Raikhman British automaker.
“They were very different times (when it was planned to make Lagonda SUV serial, note “engine “). Now everything is very, very different. We changed the strategy of development and a vision of what in the future should become a brand, “- said Reichman.
Concept of the revived SUV version under the brand name “Lagonda” debuted in 2009 at the Motor Show in Geneva. However, the car caused a backlash of experts, journalists and visitors. The car stayed at the motor show only one day and then was removed from booth “Aston”.

Aston Martin Lagonda SUV  pics

Aston Martin Lagonda SUV picture

In the same year, the company Aston Martin has announced its intention to abandon the Lagonda SUV due to the unstable economic situation in the world, but a partnership agreement with the concern Daimler, concluded in July 2013th, allowed the brand to return to the project. But now, as expected, instead of off-road vehicle on the mark “Lagonda” will be released large sedan.

Aston Martin Lagonda SUV pics

Aston Martin Lagonda SUV image

Spy photos of the car appeared in May of this year. It is assumed that such a model in its size will be larger Mercedes-Benz S-Class, will receive carbon body and 550-horsepower V12.

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