|2017 Donkervoort D8 GTO-RS|
2017 Donkervoort D8 GTO-RS The mythical natural game engine of the Donkervoort D8 GTO-RS, the Audi 2.5L R5 TFSI, has been completely updated and meets the brand new environmental requirements (EU6 emission standard). In addition - and possibly greater importantly - the engine management has been optimised, giving the engine within the RS significantly advanced torque for the duration of the rev variety. Result: even faster acceleration!
Improving the aerodynamics of a vehicle with 4 open wheels is with the aid of definition 'hard'. Yet this challenge changed into one of the most essential objectives at some stage in the design manner of the D8 GTO-RS.
This new version marks the primary time Donkervoort has succeeded in growing considerable downforce. This is without delay meditated within the unique and appealing styling of the GTO-RS. The new nose design, the beautifully streamlined bodywork with the absolutely closed carbon fibre backside plate with aspect skirts, the sleekly styled and effortlessly removable upper doorways and the numerous small spoilers and vanes make contributions to a downforce of no much less than 50 kg on the the front axle and 50 kg on the rear axle. Compared to the D8 GTO the air resistance has been decreased by means of a whopping 20 consistent with cent. The extensive aerodynamic improvements result now not best in more stability of the automobile at excessive speeds but also accelerated top velocity.
In addition, the GTO-RS consists of a première: it marks the primary time Donkervoort has utilised the patented X-Core manufacturing approach for carbon fibre additives it developed in-house. This advanced production method, which has now also attracted the attention of other automotive producers, makes the carbon components used inside the RS more potent and lighter thanks to a unique foam sandwich method. Donkervoort will soon elevate a corner of the veil over this special manufacturing technique.
NEW FEATURES FOR THE TRUE RACE TRACK ENTHUSIAST
The Donkervoort D8 GTO-RS is a Donkervoort in its purest form. For the real track day devotee the RS gives numerous more more functions that no longer simplest enhance the lap times but the using pride as nicely.
These consist of the RS's ultra-modern suspension system and, available as an option for the rate demon, a cultured, completely adjustable racing ABS and traction-control machine in addition to an automated double-clutching function.
Even greater aesthetically delicate and sophisticated yet more purposeful than ever is the brand new interior of the D8 GTO-RS. The eye is straight away drawn to the new seen carbon fibre backside structure, which includes the ground plate and tunnel. With this design element the RS interior reflects the automobile's no-nonsense, excessive-tech person. Additional functionalities have additionally been introduced internal, some of which may be located at the guidance wheel.
The Donkervoort D8 GTO-RS was introduced as a restricted version of 40 devices in early 2016. Following the declaration a huge range of the to be had vehicles had been bought right away - a large compliment. Many of these buyers expressed interested in 'special editions' of this already brilliant series. Donkervoort - which clearly desires to meet each consumer's person needs - therefore decided to amplify the RS series, ahead of time table, with a Bare Naked Carbon Edition and a Race Edition.
The Donkervoort D8 GTO-RS Bare Naked Carbon Edition can be confined to just 15 vehicles. All the carbon fibre elements of those unique edition models can be left exposed so the particular, recognisable fibre shape of the cloth stays absolutely seen. Just ten of the D8 GTO-RS Race Edition can be built. This RS could be optimised for tune driving, with capabilities that encompass a (non-road-prison) sequential gearbox and the aforementioned lap time-improving tune day capabilities. Of the whole collection of sixty five devices, forty two have already been bought.