By traditional automotive metrics, the little Dutch company Spyker doesn’t even qualify as a rounding error. In fact, by comparison, Ferrari looks like a mass-market brand.
But that hasn’t stopped Spyker and its founder and CEO Victor Mueller from thinking big. With its latest model, the C8 Preliator sold out, the Dutch company is laying out plans for its next product line – and more to come. It’s also getting ready to switch to a new engine source after long depending upon Audi.
The first new product will make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show next March, a convertible version of its current sports coupe that will be dubbed the Spyker C-8 Preliator Spyder. What’s to follow, well, Mueller would drop only vague hints. (more…)