At the Geneva Motor Show in 2017 the presentation of the Spyker C8 Preliator supercar in Spyder body, who joined a year earlier presented the coupe. Externally, the model is almost completely repeats the original coupe, except for the retractable roof and another rear window.
A key feature of the new Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder became its powertrain – if coupe was originally installed 4.2-liter “eight” from the Audi company, issuing 525 hp and 600 Nm of torque, the engine is adapted to spider designed by the firm Koenigsegg.
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It is a 5.0-liter naturally aspirated V8 engine with 600 hp (600 Nm), which is combined in a pair with a 6-speed manual. From zero to hundreds supercar with motor accelerates in 3.6 seconds and top speed is stated on the mark of 322 km/h.
The bulk of the structural elements of Spyker C8 Spyder Preliator made of aluminum, the front and rear suspension had installed double wishbone with monotube shock absorbers, brakes from AP Racing, 19-inch wheels.
In total, the company plans to build hundreds of spiders at a price of 403,500 euros each. The standard equipment includes multimedia model with gesture control function, a projection screen and music at 300 watts, which for a fee can be replaced by an advanced 1000-watt stereo system.