Extreme Roadster Entirely Of Carbon

Extreme Roadster Entirely Of Carbon

Small company Donkervoort is mainly known for its minimalist sports car D8, reminiscent of the iconic Lotus Seven. Recently, the Dutch engaged in its improvement and creation of a variety of special versions of the Roadster, including very extreme.


Donkervoort D8 GTO Roadster version of Bare Naked Carbon Edition differs considerably high content of plastics in the design. Carbon is made not only without exception, all body parts, but a lot of interior components, including instrument panel, seat frames, window frames, sills and even the housing of the ignition.


Instead of paint, carbon parts, the creators Roadster chose to cover special UV varnish. The rejection of traditional refinishing allowed to add a few hundred grams of weight savings to the "loss" that Donkervoort D8 GTO is earned on a carbon diet. Thus, the dynamics of a compact sports car is now able to produce a terrific impression.


The Roadster is equipped with an inline 2.5-liter engine Audi, which develops 400 HP and 5-speed manual transmission. Given that the weight of the sports car is less than 700 kg, it is able to eject to 100 km/h in just 2.8 seconds. This, by the way, faster than the Ferrari LaFerrari and the level of the flagship McLaren P1. The maximum speed of Donkervoort D8 GTO Bare Naked Carbon Edition is 270 km/h.


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