Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder

The Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder is a convertible/cabriolet with 2 doors and a mid mounted engine which delivers the power through the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 5.1 litre, double overhead camshaft 90 degree V 8 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This unit has an output of 592 bhp (600 PS/441 kW) of power at 7100 rpm, and maximum torque of 600 N·m (443 lb·ft/61.2 kgm) at 5700 rpm. It features dry sump-type lubrication. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual transmission. Stated kerb weight is 1390 kg. Top quoted speed is 322 km/h (200 mph).

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Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4628 mm
How heavy?
1390 kg
What size engine?
5.1 litre, 5065 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
600 PS / 592 bhp / 441 kW @ 7100 rpm
How much torque?
600 Nm / 443 ft.lb / 61.2 kgm @ 5700 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 3.6 s
How fast?
322 km/h, 200 mph

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Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2725 107.3
Track/tread (front) 1625 64
Track/tread (rear) 1645 64.8
Length 4628 182.2
Width 1953 76.9
Height 1202 47.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.7
Kerb weight 1390 kg 3064
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 57 litres 12.5 UK Gal 15.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Koenigsegg
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.1 litre
5065 cc
(309.085 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92 × 95.25 mm
3.62 × 3.75 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 600 PS (592 bhp) (441 kW)
at 7100 rpm
Specific output 116.9 bhp/litre
1.92 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 600 Nm (443 ft·lb) (61.2 kgm)
at 5700 rpm
Specific torque 118.46 Nm/litre
1.43 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 12:1
Fuel system MPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1488.6 kPa (215.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 633.13 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 3.6 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 322 km/h (200 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 431.82 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
317.59 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
425.9 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.19 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 3.15 kg/kW
5.26 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.000
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8½J x 19
Wheel size rear 10.0J x 19
Tyres front 235/35 ZR 19
Tyres rear 295/30 ZR 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 350 mm
Rear brake diameter 332 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID514745
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
Spyker C8 Preliator Spyder added 2017-04-15.
Last modified 2017-04-15.