Spyker agrees to a collaboration with Koenigsegg and introduces us to the C8 Preliator Spyder

The brand of sports Dutch is stronger than ever. In the presentation of its new sports car body convertible, the Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder, its CEO and founder, Victor R. Muller, gave us to know the news, along with Christian von Koenigsegg.

Already, in the last edition of the Geneva motor show 2016, we were able to know the model of the renewed brand of the propeller, the Spyker C8 Preliator, which equates a V8 engine from Audi with a 4.2-liter overloaded which is able to deliver 525 HP and 600 Nm of maximum torque.

But all this was in the past from the recent edition of the Geneva motor show 2017, where the creators of Spyker and Koenigsegg together we announced your collaboration for the creation of a new engine by the Swedish manufacturer, which from now on will move the star product of Spyker: The C8 Preliator, both body coupe and spyder.


Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder

Koenigsegg will provide this new heart to the Spyker and will not be other than a V8 engine maximum torque, with a maximum power of 600 BHP and 600 NM of maximum torque, coupled to a manual gearbox or to an automatic ZF, both of 6 relationships with camshaft behind the wheel. According to the sales statistics of the brand, foresee many more sales of the option of the manual gearbox, providing a ride of the more purist, that will make the delights of all that that will lead you to heaven discovered, and it is that it is still a lot of life to the boxes manuals.

How we mentioned previously, this announcement came on the last day March 7, during the presentation of the new Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder, the version to open sky C8 Preliator, which from now released engine. In the words of Victor R. Muller:

This is our most important breakthrough in technology since I founded Spyker in the year 2000. I’ve always admired the amazing technologies developed by Christian von Koenigsegg and the dedication of his team for the creation of the cars and engines most sophisticated on the planet, and I am convinced that customers of the Spyker C8 Preliator will be able to enjoy the great performance leap


Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder, indisputably beautiful

it Is a model of limited series of just 100 units of which we doubt are many available after his debut in the famous salon swiss. In words of Christian von Koenigsegg:

I Know Victor and Spyker from more than a decade ago, and we both share the passion for the cars hand-made and to measure. I have always admired the tenacity of Spyker and its commitment to building cars One-off that is kept faithful to a design that is well-tuned and have always been impressed by their incredible craftsmanship and beauty. The attention to detail is incredible. Spyker has always made cars in all aspects except for their drive train. Therefore, you grant to us great pleasure to work with them to design and produce an engine specifically for them that suits the nature of craftsmanship, luxury and high performance all cars Spyker. In terms of performance, the introduction of our engine is going to transform the driving experience of the Preliator

Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder

If we look at the new sports Spyker, we find few changes with respect to its variant coupe, rather than the logic loss of hardtop impracticable, to change from one that allows you to ride with the sky as your ceiling. As A result of this change in the structure of the car, it has strengthened the underside of the car, with the consideration of a weight gain, but nothing to worry about.


Spyker and its interior that removes the hiccups

In the technology of info-entertainment comes equipped with Apple CarPlay in addition to the connection to our account Spotify to enjoy the most of our favorite music through the high-fidelity speakers that will equip the sports. All controlled via the function Head-Up Display. A showcase of technology with a wrapper that can leave you speechless.

How well has accustomed us Spyker, your level of appreciation for the detail is exquisite, leaving us with one of the interiors most beautiful of the many we can find on the market today, with your personal touch always inspired in aeronautics.

¿ price? 403.000€. A jewel out of the reach of most mortals.


The Dutch brand and their passion for the details