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Spyker Cars: For The Tenacious, No Road Is Impassable

Spyker is a Dutch automobile company which is into manufacturing sports model cars and the company was founded by Maarten de Bruijn, Victor Muller in the year 1999. Headquarters of the company is located at Zeewolde, Netherlands and Peter Van Erp, COO is the key person responsible for running the company. Spyker N.V is the parent company of this sports car marquee and emblem showing the engine of an aircraft aptly refers to the manufacturing of aircrafts by the company. In order to protect the company going bankrupt Swedish automobile announced the sale of the company to American company North Street Capital which dealt in equity and hedge fund, on September 2011 however it did not materialize.

About the Company

The resurgent automobile company has been manufacturing exclusive sports car since 2000 and they include the C8 Laviolette along with C8 Spyder under a stylish glass roof. Spyker is known for producing aircraft engines and their cars’ details highly reflect the fact. These cars are fitted with Audi V8 engine having the 4172 cc capacity with the capacity of 400 bhp and they got within in 4.5 seconds the speed of 60 mph reaching peak of 190 mph or 300 km/h speed. “For the tenacious, no road is impassable” is the company’s motto and their cars very much reflect the fact. The C8 was appointed for release in market in the United States automobile industry in the year 2005, July 14th.

Achievement of Spyker

Between 2000 to 2010 Spyker sold 290 cars and the all time high was achieved in the year in 2006 when a record 94 cars were sold by the company. The company managed 12 cars in the year 2011 and currently engaged in producing the Spyker C8 Aileron and Spyker C8 Aileron Spyder. The company has rolled out a lineup of 14 automobiles till 2012 and during 2002 – 06 it has built C8 Double with 5 performance levels which are known as stage I to stage V with 400 HP to 620 HP as per the requirement of the customers.

Spyker is also the owner of Saab automobiles AB and the company is banking upon its assistance in bringing D8 to production by early 2013. The automobile was priced at £186, 000 but the production now has been scheduled for 2016 and the prototype for the car is due in 2014. As on 2009 the company had an asset of €64.2 million and a profit of €23.0 million. The company as on 2011 has employee strength of 56.

Latest Spyker news

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Spyker or otherwise also spelled as Spijker was a leading Dutch automobile manufacturer, which was started in 1880 by Jacobus and Hendrik-Jan Spijker. The ‘ij’ was turned to ‘y’ in the company name to the brand he market in the foreign countries also. The "Golden Carriage" was one of the models developed by Spyker in year 1898 Spyker, which is still in use by the Dutch King.

Spyker Cars: Exclusive Sports Cars with High Power delivery

2014-01-24 22:42:27

Spyker is a Dutch sports car marquee owned by Spyker N.V. and founded in 1999. The ‘piston engine’ image in its log represents the company’s ancestry in producing aircrafts. The company was facing bankruptcy in 2011 and to save the situation, it was announced that it would be sold to hedge fund North Street Capital and American Private Equity, the transaction however failed to materialize.

The Subaru automobiles of North America

2014-01-24 22:44:28

The Subaru company achieved the position of 26 in the line of automobile manufacturers in the world in the year 2011. Previously the company was involved in contract assembly of automobiles, but introduced its first auto in 1954 after it was established by Kenji Kita in 1953.

Reviewing Spyker C8 Laviolette LM85

2014-02-22 11:15:32

Spyker is a famous Dutch car manufacturer, which was established in 1880. One among the oldest automaker in the world, Spyker has got a worldwide presence in many countries. The company was originally based in Hilversum, but later got shifted to Amsterdam. It was in 1898 Spyker manufactured the "Golden Carriage", which is still being used by the Dutch King as a symbol of the legacy. Spyker C8 Laviolette LM85 was a new model from them released in 2009, which received a lot of acclaim and market success.

Conceptualization & looks of a Spyker B6 Venator Spyder

2014-02-25 09:57:43

Read the Spyker Cars logo stating that the Spyker cars are meant for the tenacious, and that no road is impassable, worded as ‘Nulla tenaci Invia EST via’ on the car. Displaying the fans and the front engine parts from an airplane’s piston engine, symbolizing the Spyker owned aircraft manufacturing company, where this car company got its name from. Spyker has a lot to say. Isn’t it going to be a car of your choice? Go, cast a glance it, you could be bowled over!

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