Spyker presents C8 Laviolette LM85

Posted on Monday, 15 September 2008 , 07:09:43 byEmil

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Spyker presents C8 Laviolette LM85

Spyker officially revealed the ‘LM85′ C8 Laviolette special edition – road variant of the GT2 LeMans auto. The C8 Laviolette LM85 by Spyker will be made as a of 24 models maximum limited edition, and will be now available in both right and left hand drive. The LM85 production starts this quarter.

This LM85 model - advanced mid-engine, 2-seat sports auto. It's characterized by all aluminium body lightweight construction and uncompromising engineering wrap. The LM85's powertrain is all aluminium 4.2 Litre V8 Audi engine that produces 400 bhp. Paired to a manual Getrag gearbox 6-speed, driving rear wheels having a limited slip Drexler differential. The ABS is basic. The aluminium parts usage and of other lightweight materials is resulting in an power-to-weight impressive ratio underlining the GT2 racing experience of the auto.

Based on C8 Laviolette GT2R by Spyker, the characteristics of racing for the LM85 model are numerous, like the all aluminium chassis, the GT2 livery (with Burnt Almond Orange - Gun Metal ‘S’ logo), carbon fibre rear spoiler, side mirrors on body color, and the GT2 windscreen streamer. So, behind that coated black powder alloy wheels, the black AP Racing six piston brake calipers having AP Racing logo look. The LM85 unit can be equipped optionally with the Le Mans sticker sets like a customized LM85 auto cover.