Will their latest high-finish hotrod, the C8 Preliator, just revealed in the Geneva Motor Show, have them back on solid tarmac? It certainly packs lots of attractiveness and drool-worthy design. We believe the special edition run of fifty cars having a beginning cost of approximately $355,000 will fly from the showroom pretty rapidly.
Although the Preliator is not greatly different in looks towards the last C8 model Spyker demonstrated (in '09), that isn't always a poor factor. Also it now includes a supercharged form of the C8's Audi 4.2-liter V-8 engine with 532 hp and 443 foot lbs of torque, a -62 clock of three.7 seconds along with a top speed of 201 miles per hour.
Spyker got its name from a mature company founded in 1880 which built planes During The First World War, and also the marque plays heavily about this "aviation heritage." The C8 Preliator is made to be a “road jet”, also known as an airplane without wings, and therefore includes a mind-up display inspired with a fighter jet's cockpit as well as other items of retro-awesome instrumentation.
The vehicle can also be highly easy to customize to ensure that theoretically a minimum of no two coupes, put together manually in Coventry, United kingdom, is going to be exactly alike, that is certain to attract would-be proprietors. Although frankly to become one of the lucky 50 has already been distinction enough...