Sir Stirling Moss has taken delivery of his new Aston Martin Cygnet, a surprise birthday gift for his wife Lady Moss.
Sir Stirling and Lady Moss planned a private celebratory dinner on the evening before her birthday at the Royal Automobile Club in the clubhouse 'palace on Pall Mall' in London. The Aston Martin Cygnet was on display for their arrival in the central rotunda and is the result of six months of secret planning and correspondence between Sir Stirling and Aston Martin for the surprise birthday present for Lady Moss.
Sir Stirling Moss said: "My greatest partner in everything that I do, Susie is an amazing person and frankly the best wife a man could have. Since seeing a pre-production Cygnet in January I knew that it was the perfect car for Susie; a proper little piece of British luxury and perfect for our life in town."
The Aston Martin Cygnet was launched in May 2011, it is hand crafted in Gaydon, taking 150 hours to complete. The first customer orders are arriving at European dealers now.
Lady Moss's Aston Martin Cygnet comes in Aston Martin Racing Green, the same colour of the company's sports cars that Sir Stirling raced during the 1950s. The interior is finished in Obsidian Black leather with contrasting silver stitching.
HWM Aston Martin supplied the Aston Martin Cygnet, who were first appointed as an Aston martin dealer in 1951 and is the longest serving dealer out of the company's 134 global network of dealers. Aston Martin Works Driver George Abecassis started HWM Aston Martin and gave Sir Stirling his first Grand Prix drives in 1951/52 in HWM-built cars.
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