Donkervoort finally brings its wild track cars to US

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Donkervoort has been in operation since 1978 however is simply now getting into the U.S. market.

The Dutch firm has signed Bespoke Imports Group as its distributor on these shores and has confirmed the D8 GTO Particular person Sequence as the primary regionally accessible model.

It is priced from $240,000 and the primary one will likely be accessible for perusal shortly at Naples Motorsports in Naples, Florida. Two further examples will likely be accessible at areas in Colorado and California to be introduced at a later date.

Donkervoort D8 GTO Individual Series

Donkervoort D8 GTO Particular person Sequence

The D8 GTO was unveiled final September as the ultimate road-going model of the D8 GTO line. It packs the acquainted Audi-designed turbocharged 2.5-liter inline-5, an engine that generates over 400 hp and has lower than 1,500 kilos to push round when put in within the D8 GTO.

The result’s 0-62 mph acceleration in 2.7 seconds. Attaining double that pace requires simply 7.7 seconds. Donkervoorts are additionally famend for lateral acceleration. We’re speaking as much as 2 g, which leads to excellent cornering capability.

Inquiries from the U.S. for Donkervoort’s merchandise rank second behind solely Europe, regardless of the automobiles having by no means been offered right here, in response to Denis Donkervoort, Donkervoort’s managing director and son of firm founder Joop Donkervoort.

Donkervoort D8 GTO Individual Series

Donkervoort D8 GTO Particular person Sequence

“American supercar lovers can’t await Donkervoort automobiles to reach, and there’s already a stunning quantity of curiosity within the U.S.,” he stated.

Do not count on to abruptly see a Donkervoort on each block. The corporate in its complete existence has solely constructed roughly 1,500 automobiles, and it is not planning fast growth.

“We’re beginning small however Donkervoort has very huge plans for the U.S., and hypercar expertise at a supercar worth is the right recipe for achievement right here,” Donkervoort stated.

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