The Houtkamp Collection company from the Netherlands put up for sale a rare roadster Donkervoort D8 GTO-40. The circulation of two-door was 40 copies. The car in the most expensive specification, with a carbon fiber body, titanium exhaust, and racing ABS, is estimated at 240 thousand euros.
The two-door Donkervoort D8 GTO-40 debuted in 2018. The occasion was appropriate – Joop Donkervoort’s company turned 40 years old. The roadster got a lightweight steel space frame, an all-carbon fiberglass body, a titanium exhaust, and an Audi 2.5 TFSI turbo, boosted to 415 horsepower and 500 Nm of torque.
The Houtkamp Collection’s for sale is the tenth of forty. The car cost 303 thousand euros when it was new and has 120 thousand euros worth of options alone, but now it’s valued at 240 thousand. All external panels of the roadster are made of carbon fiber, as well as wheels. The equipment includes Bosch Motorsport ABS, six-point seat belts, and a lightweight climate control unit.
In this specification, the D8 GTO-4 weighs just 678 kilograms – 22 kilograms less than the base D8 GTO. Acceleration to 100 kilometers per hour in the roadster takes 2.7 seconds, to 200 – 7.7. In the latter case, the Donkervoort is three seconds faster than the new BMW M4 CSL (550 hp, 650 Nm) and a second slower than the 1,000-horsepower Ferrari SF90 Stradale super hybrid.
The mileage of the Donkervoort D8 GTO-40 is only 304 kilometers. 200 of them were run in the factory tests. In fact, this is a new car, only at a lower price. However, you can find a cheaper variant. For example, to buy a D8 of 1997 with a mileage of 58 thousand kilometers. Such a roadster equipped with the Ford motor of about 130 powers will cost 75 thousand euros.
Source: The Houtkamp Collection