2004 Spyker C8 Spyder T review and pictures

Posted on Saturday, 17 March 2007 , 18:03:08 byAlina

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Spyker C8 Spyder T

The Spyker C8 Spyder was built for owners who want a classic car, but also that need state of the art technology, for the ones that appreciate spectacular performance and exclusivity. At the Amsterdam Motor Show in February 2003, Spyker announced that it would unveil a twin turbo variant of its C8 Spyder at the IAA. The engine of the new model is capable of delivering 525 BHP and not 400 BHP like before. It also has a wider track, extended wheel arches incorporated into the body and a small rear spoiler.

For owners who are desirous for a car built specifically for them, a car combining classic beauty with state of the art technology. For owners who appreciate spectacular performance, put to the test in the international race arena. And for owners who value exclusivity over today's world of mass production.

The Spyker C8 Spyder won instant acclaim and was awarded the 2000 Institute of Vehicle Engineers Design Award on 18 October 2000.

The Spyker C8 Laviolette, a coupe reminiscent of modern jet fighters was shown at the Amsterdam Motor Show in February 2001. And subsequently the Spyker Double12 R, Spyker's Le Mans endurance racer, was the IAA in Frankfurt in September 2001.

At the Amsterdam Motor Show in February 2003 Spyker announced that it would unveil a twin turbo variant of its C8 Spyder at the IAA. In cooperation with Cosworth Technology of North Hampton (www.cosworth-technology.co.uk), a wholly owned Audi subsidiary, the Audi V8 twin turbo engine is prepared for use in a Spyker C8 Spyder. In order to cope with the increased engine output (525 instead of 400 BHP) the Spyker C8 Spyder T has a wider track, extended wheel arches incorporated into the body and a small rear spoiler. Moreover, the car has additional front wing louvres, sill louvres and Koni's newest four way F1 show absorbers.