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Serial off-road car Spyker will present in Frankfurt

Spyker

The Holland company Spyker which is engaged in release of exclusive sports cars, plans in September on automobile show in Frankfurt to present the first serial off-road car.

Judging by the first espionage pictures which have been made at factory of firm and are published by site Autogespot, the novelty will receive the name not D12 Peking-to-Paris as it was supposed earlier, and D8 Peking-to-Paris.

Index change is connected by that instead of six-litre motor W12 power of 500HP on an off-road car will use the eight-cylinder engine of concern General Motors. Under the preliminary information, under a cowl of the serial car there will be a 556-strong 6,2-litre unit with mechanical supercharger Eaton from sedan Cadillac CTS-V. Earlier the manufacturer declared, that with 0 to 100 km/h D12 Peking-to-Paris is dispersed for 5 seconds, and the maximum speed will make 300 km/h. As dynamic characteristics in connection with a new power-plant will change — it is not known.

Off-road Spyker

Off-road Spyker is constructed on motives of the conceptual working out D12 Peking-to-Paris for the first time presented in 2006.

It is expected, that the novelty will receive an adjustable suspension bracket and six-piston brake mechanisms AP Racing with 400mm carbon-ceramic disks.

As it was informed earlier, company Spyker is full determination to concentrate on sales of the off-road car basically in the markets of the Eastern Europe, the Near East and China. It is supposed, that the prices for the car will begin from 235 thousand euro.