Dutch company producing sports cars, Donkervoort revealed a special edition of its D8 GTO Roadster, which was dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the founder of the brand Joop Donkervoort. The novelty is not only engine output, but the magnitude of lateral accelerations during cornering that exceeds 2 g.
Now the Donkervoort D8 GTO-JD70 is the most powerful car in the brand line. The model is driven by a 5-cylinder 2.5-liter TFSI turbo Audi set to return in 421 HP and 520 Nm of torque. It is worth noting that the weight of the Roadster is less than 700 kilograms, it provides a specific power of at least 600 horsepower per ton. The rear – wheel drive, and torque is transmitted through 5 speed manual transmission with double-declutching function and a new limited slip differential.
The dynamic characteristics of the D8 GTO special series were not disclosed. Note that the less powerful D8 GTO-40 is accelerated from a standstill to 100 km/h in 2.7 seconds and to 200 km/h in 7.7 seconds. The maximum speed of the Roadster reaches 280 km/h.
Feature the anniversary of the Donkervoort D8 GTO-JD70 steel of the peak value of overload, which in turns exceed 2g; when the start – of 1.02 g; when braking on Poluektovich tires – 1,65 g. Upgraded body panels from carbon fiber, resulting in a clamping force of 80 pounds on the rear axle and 50 on the front. The equipment of the vehicle are adjustable in three positions dampers, adjustable stabilizer bars and a new lightweight seats made of carbon fiber. Interesting fact: electronic security systems manufacturer choose not to use.
The company will produce 70 copies of the Donkervoort D8 GTO-JD70. Start of production is scheduled for spring 2020. The price of the model without taxes is equal to Euro 163 636,36.