2019 Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder 600-hp V8 Release Date & Price – Dutch sports car marque Spyker has axed the aged Audi-delivered engine used in past versions of its C8 supercar in prefer of a Koenigsegg-built V-8 for the new C8 Preliator Spyder, which it disclosed on Tuesday at the 2019 Geneva auto show.
2019 Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder 600-hp V8 Changes
The normally aspirated, 90-diploma 5.0-liter V-8 is stated to develop 600 horsepower and 442 pound-feet of torque. A 6-speed manual transmission will likely be the only gearbox offered, presumably moved via one of Spyker’s steampunk-esque metal items levers. Anticipate increased performance and a top speed that may very best the outbound model’s 201 mph.
The engine may also change the supercharged 4.2-liter Audi V-8 initially introduced for the C8 Preliator coupe launched a year in the past. Since of the change in powertrain, the start of creation for the coupe is postponed till the 4th quarter of 2019. The creation will require a place in a construction plant in Coventry, The united kingdom.
2019 Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder 600-hp V8 Release Date & Price
Manufacturing of the C8 Preliator Spyder is timetabled to start in mid-2018. Costs will start at a large $430,000, and no that doesn’t include the custom-tailored, five-item Louis Vuitton suitcases set developed for the car. It may sound like something of a delight to see Spyker and Koenigsegg-the two specialist supercar companies-team up with each other, but there’s an honest volume of provided historical past. Equally, companies have used Audi V-8s and the two had been tightly connected with General Motors’ promote-off of its Saab brand several years earlier.