Spyker D12 will go into production

Spyker D12 will go into production

Spyker D12 fq

In the current economic climate you may think that developing a exotic super-sport-utility vehicle wouldn’t be a flash idea. But Dutch automaker Spyker is prepared to go against the trend and push on with their D12 Peking-to-Paris SSUV.

The concept initially made its concept debut back at the 2006 Geneva Motor Show, with a pre-production version bowing the following year. Power was initially sourced from a VW Group 500-hp W12 engine, but later reports suggested a switch to American V8 muscle (likely from GM or Ford). Development has benefited from Lotus engineering input. Previous reports also suggested the D12 would hit production sometime next year, and indicated pricing now pegs the sticker at $295,000 ($485,000 NZ).

To maintain a strong presence Spyker will need to take the model to the American market, but the price may be lowered to $200k ($330,000 NZ), still making it the most expensive and most exotic production SUV ever made.

Spyker D12 fq

In the current economic climate you may think that developing a exotic super-sport-utility vehicle wouldn’t be a flash idea. But Dutch automaker Spyker is prepared to go against the trend and push on with their D12 Peking-to-Paris SSUV.

The concept initially made its concept debut back at the 2006 Geneva Motor Show, with a pre-production version bowing the following year. Power was initially sourced from a VW Group 500-hp W12 engine, but later reports suggested a switch to American V8 muscle (likely from GM or Ford). Development has benefited from Lotus engineering input. Previous reports also suggested the D12 would hit production sometime next year, and indicated pricing now pegs the sticker at $295,000 ($485,000 NZ).

To maintain a strong presence Spyker will need to take the model to the American market, but the price may be lowered to $200k ($330,000 NZ), still making it the most expensive and most exotic production SUV ever made.

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