Spyker Peking-Paris SUV to drop V12

Spyker Peking-Paris SUV to drop V12

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It may not seem like the right time for Dutch supercar maker Spyker to unleash its $300,000 D8 Peking-Paris SUV on the global motoring public. However, a recent influx of development money from Russia means the project is very much still in the works. According to reports, inital plans for a V12 engine have officially been shelved in favor of a V8.

No word on who will supply the engine for the Spyker D8. Currently, the automaker sources its powerplants from Audi, including the 400-horsepower 4.2L V8 powering the flagship C8, but earlier rumors have suggested that Spyker may instead use anl American V8 in the production SUV. If the reports are true about the Peking-Paris getting a supercharged 8-cylinder poweplant with at least 550 horsepower, there are a few excellent choices for Spyker to consider. We all should find out soon enough — Spyker is reportedly prepping the D8 for a debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

Spyker Peking-Paris fq

It may not seem like the right time for Dutch supercar maker Spyker to unleash its $300,000 D8 Peking-Paris SUV on the global motoring public. However, a recent influx of development money from Russia means the project is very much still in the works. According to reports, inital plans for a V12 engine have officially been shelved in favor of a V8.

No word on who will supply the engine for the Spyker D8. Currently, the automaker sources its powerplants from Audi, including the 400-horsepower 4.2L V8 powering the flagship C8, but earlier rumors have suggested that Spyker may instead use anl American V8 in the production SUV. If the reports are true about the Peking-Paris getting a supercharged 8-cylinder poweplant with at least 550 horsepower, there are a few excellent choices for Spyker to consider. We all should find out soon enough — Spyker is reportedly prepping the D8 for a debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

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