SPYKER
C8 Preliator

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Evolution
of a classic

The Spyker C8 Preliator marks the next step in Spyker Cars' evolution. The 2-door mid-engine sports car will offer the discerning driver of the highest standards a new choice, delivering a rare combination of heritage, design, craftsmanship, performance and exclusivity.

Highly detailed design, bespoke materials and aviation-inspired elements are a core part of the Spyker DNA. Spyker's third-generation sports car features design cues from jet propulsion aircraft, highlighting the turbine blade, NACA duct air inlets and little wings, ailerons, to improve the car's aerodynamic performance.

With sleek aerodynamics, a long GT-wheelbase, luxurious and spacious cabin and world-class drivetrain, the new C8 Preliator has broadened the appeal of the Spyker brand while maintaining the marque’s exclusivity.

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THE PRELIATOR AT FIRST SIGHT

The Spyker C8 Preliator is the epitome of our unrivalled craftsmanship, its contemporary design the ultimate translation of our aviation heritage to
a “road jet”, a plane without wings.

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REAR LIGHTS

The Spyker Preliator features stunning 3D LED rear lights akin to the iris-type propelling nozzle of a jet engine from a modern fighter aircraft.

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RADIATOR GRILLE

The trademark radiator grille references to Spyker models of the previous century. The 1903 Spyker logo harkens back to an era when Spyker built racers such as the amazing Spyker 60HP.

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NACA DUCTS

The low drag submerged air inlets are integrated into the contemporary design
of the Spyker C8 Preliator.

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AILERONS

Aviation-inspired elements are a core part
of the Spyker DNA. The little wings, ailerons,
improve the car's aerodynamic performance.

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AVIATION HERITAGE

The current Spyker sports cars are still
heavily inspired by Spyker’s aviation heritage.
The gold coated aerodynamically shaped
aircraft canopy extends rearwards to
minimize drag, optimizing performance.

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REAR DIFFUSER

The rear diffuser plays a crucial role in the stability of the Spyker C8 Preliator at speed. It maintains maximum downforce for longer, giving the car higher levels of grip and better handling.

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EYE-CATCHING HEADLIGHTS

The style of the Spyker C8 Preliator’s headlights is particularly eye-catching as they flow seamlessly from the body design. LED daytime running lights are used to increase the conspicuity during daylight conditions.

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TURBINE BLADES

Striking 12-spoke 19-inch Rotorblade? wheels are available as an option. These wheels are inspired by the turbine blades of a modern jet engine.

CARBON BODY

The Spyker C8 Preliator has carbon body panels, a lightweight material often used in the aviation industry. There is a distinct absence of ‘shut lines’ on the front wings and rear quarter panels.

ATTENTION TO DETAIL

Spykers are the ultimate statement of individuality. They are crafted by individuals for individuals, our discerning clients, who appreciate craftsmanship and attention to detail.

TIMELESS DESIGN

The Spyker C8 Preliator exhibits a timeless beauty reminiscent of a classic car, thanks to perfect proportions and the purity of surfaces.

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Engine & Drivetrain

ENGINE MOUNT POSITION
REAR-MID
ENGINE TYPE
90° V8 WITH COMPRESSOR
MAX POWER
525 BHP
DRIVETRAIN TYPE
RWD
TRANSMISSION
6-SPD MANUAL & AUTOMATIC

Dimensions & Weight

OVERALL LENGTH
4628 MM
WIDTH
1953 MM
WHEELBASE
2725 MM
KERB WEIGHT
1390 KG
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Boarding

The Spyker C8 Preliator is designed to provide a ‘sense of occasion’, a series of ‘surprise and delight’ moments. The tactile key fob provides keyless entry via the stunning single-hinged ‘scissor’ doors. The interior surroundings crafted from the finest materials are unusually open and airy for a sports car, the light and glass akin to an jetfighter cockpit.

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AUTHENTIC MATERIALS

Spyker believes in using authentic materials of true quality and substance for any area you can see or touch. Plastic is deliberately avoided to ensure the highest possible use of ‘pure’ materials.

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SWITCH IT UP

Flick the red cover on the ignition switch to evoke the spirit of starting an aeroplane. Activate the ignition switch and listen to the reassuring “clack” as the aluminium switch moves into place. Watch the dashboard light up as part of your ‘pre-flight check'. Pressing the engine start/stop button brings to life a powerful V8 engine that delivers 525 bhp.

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CHANGE GEARS

The trademark exposed gear change mechanism was inspired by early aircraft controls from Spyker’s aviation heritage and provides a sense of occasion and craftsmanship proving that aesthetic and function need not be separated.

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Captain's Cockpit

The Spyker C8 Preliator is handcrafted in the same tradition as the earliest Spykers by the best craftsmen, using only bespoke materials. The dashboard is redesigned to suit the new exterior design and to improve ergonomics and functionality.

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HUD
Display

A multifunctional Head-Up Display with Satellite Navigation is integrated and placed atop the dash board.

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EXQUISITE
LEATHER TRIM

Spyker only uses West European first choice bull hides and the special ‘tanning’ process to produce the beautifully rich colour palette and a silky feel with irresistible super-soft, warm touch.

PERSONALISATION

Complete bespoke and unique finishes are available for the discerning connoisseur. Customers looking for the ultimate in personalisation will be provided with bespoke design proposals to help make an informed choice.

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