Spyker C8 Laviolette


(from Spyker Press Release)  All aluminium hand built, mid-engined sports car with aerodynamic ground effect and electrically operated single hinge tilting doors. Interior trimmed in Connolly leather. Luggage compartment in front and rear, including two made-to-measure Connolly leather suitcases. F1 approved safety fuel bags integrated in left and right inner chassis members are optional.

Engine Design
All aluminium Audi V8 engine (type S8) with 90-degree block angle. Natural aspiration through eight injection throttle bodies. Four overhead camshafts and five valves per cylinder. Stainless steel 4-into-1 high performance exhausts on either side of the engine.
Capacity : 4172 cc
Power : 298 kW (400 hp) (Stage II)
Torque : 480 Nm
Maximum revolutions : 7500 rpm

Sequential or manual six-speed gearbox without electronic intervention. Rear wheel drive, with optional limited slip differential. Switchable ASR (traction control) and ABS.

Chassis and suspension
Aluminium space frame clad with aluminium panels carries fully adjustable F1-style independent suspension, with Koni in board shock absorbers. Uprights CNC machined from solid billets of aluminium.

Electrical system
Decentralised wiring system.

Brake system
Twin-circuit brake system with adjustable brake balance. 6-piston aluminium brake callipers at the front, 4-piston aluminium brake callipers at the rear with ventilated brake discs. Brake disc diameter, front and rear, 356/330 mm.

Wheels and tyres
Forged ATS alloy rims with central locknuts
Front tyres, 225/40ZR 18 (Dunlop Sport)
Rear tyres, 255/35ZR 18 (Dunlop Sport)
Magnesium Spyker 19”Aeroblade™ wheels are optional

Sizes and weights
Kerb weight 1275 kg (2805 lbs)
Wheelbase 2575 mm (101")
Front track 1400 mm (55")
Rear track 1580 mm (62")
Length 4185 mm (165")
Width (ex mirrors) 1880 mm (74")
Height 1245 mm (49")
Fuel tank capacity 80 liters (17,5 gallons)

Top speed 300 km/hr (187 mph)
Acceleration 0-100 km/hr in 4.5 seconds (0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds)

Spyker C8 Laviolette from Euro 240.000,- (exclusive any taxes and ex factory)

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