Think about a supercar with the elemental proportions and observe manners of a Lotus Seven, however completely up to date in each method besides altering that wild wheelbase. Sure, hold the dual bucket seats just about atop the again axle, and preserve the mid-mounted engine behind the entrance axle so far as doable.

2016 Donkervoort D8 GTO Bare Naked Carbon Edition
2016 Donkervoort D8 GTO Bare Naked Carbon Edition

2016 Donkervoort D8 GTO Bare Naked Carbon Edition

However swap the floppy body rails for a lightwieght and tremendous sturdy chromoly racing body. And lose these metal panels and retro lighting utterly. Whereas we’re at it, add a 380-hp Audi 2.5-liter turbo Ur-Quattro engine descendent.

A full exterior redesign and gangster stance because of a giant leap in width and lower in general windshield header peak.

The result’s a car with the squirmy, pivoty and wildly drifty manners of a classic observe car. However on throttle, the pace and a pair of.eight-second one hundred-kph dash time of the most effective present supercars.

So study this identify. It’s simpler to fathom than Koenigsegg — and we’ve all come to like his vehicles too!

Together with the status of proudly owning such a uncommon mashup of a hypercar… comes a reasonably stiff value. Kilos $152,000 is the bottom value for the D8 GTO — and a straightforward $25k becoming a member of the social gathering by way of the Efficiency trim or a few of the many choices.

2016 Donkervoort D8 GTO Bare Naked Carbon Edition

For this all-new Naked Bare Carbon mannequin? No value is straight away accessible… however $300k looks like a superb ballpark for these contemplating this villainous retro rocket.

The Donkervoort D8 GTO family continues to develop, this time with the arrival of a model new model: the D8 GTO Naked Bare Carbon Version. The very first Donkervoort absolutely fitted with seen carbon fibre – a method by which the distinctive and recognizable fibre construction of the material is uncovered to view – not solely accentuates the excessive-tech, tremendous-quick character of the D8 GTO but additionally reveals a little bit of its ‘darkish facet’. The primary instance of this eye catcher left the Donkervoort manufacturing facility within the Netherlands this week, headed for Switzerland.

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The new Naked Bare Carbon Edition emphasises the excessive-tech, extremely-gentle, tremendous-quick nature of the D8 GTO by a unique mixture of light-weight seen carbon fibre elements and the highly effective Audi 2.5L R5 TFSI pure sport engine.

The focus for this ‘beauty-solely’ particular version is – you guessed it – the carbon fibre. Each the exterior and interior of this GTO consist virtually fully of this tremendous-sturdy, extremely-mild materials. The outside, in seen carbon fibre from nostril to diffuser, offers an much more mysterious, darkish look to the attractive D8 GTO. The carbon-look can also be carried by way of to the inside, in parts such because the seats, door panels, window body, dashboard and door sills. Carbon fibre could be discovered all the way down to the smallest particulars within the Naked Bare Carbon Version – even the ignition cylinder housing, belt-and-roll bar trim and headlight housings are made from seen carbon fibre.

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Each Bare Naked Carbon Version undergoes a exceptional portray course of, during which a novel UV-coating is utilized to every carbon fibre element by hand, in both a matte or gloss end, and even with a color accent of the proprietor’s selecting. Using seen carbon fibre elements, moderately than a conventional color paint system, additionally leads to a number of kilos of weight financial savings.

Technical specs


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Mounting Front, 5 cylinders in line Front, 5 cylinders in line
Capacity 2480 cc 2480 cc
Bore 82,5 mm 82,5 mm
Stroke 92,8 mm 92,8 mm
Maximum Power 340 bhp / 254 kw at 5400 rpm 380 bhp / 280 kw at 5500 rpm
Maximum Torque 450 Nm at 2000 rpm 475 Nm at 1750 rpm
Compression Ratio 10,0 : 1 10,0 : 1
Top Speed 255 km/h 270 km/h
Acceleration 0-100 km/h 3,3 sec. 2,8 sec.
Acceleration 0-200 km/h 10,4 sec. 8,6 sec.
Average fuel consumption 8-10 L /100 km 8-10 L /100 km
Fuel tank capacity 48 L 48 L
CO2 emission 178 g/km 178 g/km

D8 GTO Naked Bare Carbon Edition engine


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Propulsion Rear wheels Rear wheels
Gearbox type 5-speed manual 5-speed manual
Gearbox ratios 2.95:1 (I), 1,94:1 (II), 1,34:1 (III), 1,00:1 (IV), 0,80:1 (V), reverse 2.76:1, final drive 3,62:1 2.95:1 (I), 1,94:1 (II), 1,34:1 (III), 1,00:1 (IV), 0,80:1 (V), reverse 2.76:1, final drive 3,62:1
Differential type Limited Slip Differential Torsen Limited Slip Differential


Body & Chassis

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Body Carbon fiber/ kevlar Light weight carbon fiber/ kevlar
Chassis Carbon/aluminium/steel tubular hybrid chassis Carbon/aluminium/steel tubular hybrid chassis
Doors 2 2
Seats 2 2

Rims & Tires

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Wheels Forged alloy 8×17″ front, forged alloy 8×17″ rear Forged alloy 8×17″ front, forged alloy 9×18″ rear
Tires – Front 225/45 x 17″ 225/45 x 17″
Tires – Rear 235/40 x 17″ or 245/40 x 18″ 245/40 x 18″ or 245/45 x 18″


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Front Independent by double wishbones Independent by double wishbones, separate anti-roll bar (12 mm, adjustable)
Rear Independent by double wishbones and trailing arms Independent by double wishbones and trailing arms (wide base)
Springs Coil springs Coil springs
Shock absorbers Three-way adjustable Three-way adjustable Anti Roll Control (ARC-) System including ride height adjustment


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Steering Rack and pinion, no servo Rack and pinion, no servo
Turns 3,4 lock to lock 2,7 lock to lock
Turn circle 11,8 m 11,8 m


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Brakes Ventilated (24mm thickness) discs, 6-pistons calipers front and separate simplex piston system rear Light weight (20mm thickness) ventilated discs, 6-pistons calipers front and rear with separate hand brake system
Front Six piston calipers Six piston calipers
Rear Simplex piston system Six piston calipers, separate handbrake caliper

Dimensions & Weight

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Length 3740 mm 3740 mm
Width 1850 mm 1850 mm
Height 1140 mm 1140 mm
Wheel base 2350 mm 2350 mm
Track of front axle 1515 +/- 10 mm 1515 +/- 10 mm
Track of rear axle 1585 +/- 10 mm 1585 +/- 10 mm
Weight ± 730 kg ± 695 kg