Archive for the ‘Spyker’ Tag

Spyker B6 Venator — here’s what it will look like: Exclusive renderings show Spyker’s entry-level supercar set to enter production at the end of 2014

Tuesday, 27 May 2014, 8:16 | News | 0 Comment

The Spyker B6 Venator first appeared at the Geneva motor show last year, followed by a Spyder version at Pebble Beach, last August. Read more from source:“autoweek.com”

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Spyker unveils B6 Venator Spyder: Supercharged V6, toned-down Dutch zaniness, droppable top

Saturday, 17 August 2013, 12:34 | Reviews | 0 Comment

Spyker, renowned in the Aughts for their unique sense of Netherlandian zaniness, has been treading the comeback trail this year after founder and CEO Victor Muller’s ill-fated adventure in Saab ownership. Read more from source:“autoweek.com”

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Spyker B6 Venator Spyder Concept: Spyker’s Revival Continues at Pebble Beach [2013 Pebble Beach]

Friday, 16 August 2013, 12:10 | News | 0 Comment

Life is seldom easy for a cottage-industry car brand—just ask Lotus—but for Spyker, the last few years have been particularly trying. Outsized ambition has a way of biting those who exercise it—just ask Volkswagen subsidiary Porsche—and when a Dutch firm barely a decade old that makes fewer than 100 cars a year buys the perpetually ...

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Dyer Consequences: King Of The Hill

Monday, 29 July 2013, 12:13 | Features, Tech | 0 Comment

Dyer Consequences: King Of The HillA few months ago at the New York International Auto Show, I had lunch with Spyker CEO Victor Mueller and his new chief commercial officer, John Walton, the former boss of Aston Martin North America. A few months ago at the New York International Auto Show, I had lunch with […]

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Audi “It Couldn’t Be Done” Commercial: How Could They? [The Ad Section]

Friday, 7 June 2013, 17:07 | News | 0 Comment

When I critique car commercials, it’s important that I remain objective and not be influenced by my feelings about the vehicle itself or the company that makes it. That said, I’ve long been a fan of Audi products and their marketing. In fact, two of my all-time favorite commercials are Audi spots: “Ahab,” the Moby […]

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Victor Muller on Saab escapade: ‘Painful’: Spyker CEO to be questioned in tax-fraud proceedings

Thursday, 23 May 2013, 16:16 | News | 0 Comment

Reports say that the Swedish government wants to question former Saab chairman Victor Muller as part of an inquiry into suspected tax offenses at Saab. Read more from source:“autoweek.com”

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2014 McLaren P1 – England’s Ferrari

Tuesday, 7 May 2013, 7:13 | Features, Tech | 0 Comment

2014 McLaren P1 – England’s Ferrari P1 is the Halo Street Car McLaren Needs. WOKING, England – The 2014 McLaren P1 is not about launching a new, hyper-exotic carbon-fiber supercar. It’s not a Pagoni, nor is it a Spyker or a Mosler. It’s certainly not a Vencer, a Mazzanti, a Saker or any of those […]

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Spyker B6 Venator Concept: Spyker is Back, and With a 911 Competitor [2013 Geneva Auto Show]

Wednesday, 6 March 2013, 18:37 | News | 0 Comment

Victor Muller is tenacious. The Dutch industrialist resurrected sports-car maker Spyker in 2000, 75 years after it had gone under. Powered by an Audi V-8, the Spyder, Laviolette and Aileron models have formed the backbone of the company since then. In 2010 and 2011, he headed Saab, hoping to bring the Swedish carmaker back to […]

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Spyker B6 Venator concept debuts at Geneva motor show: Dutch automaker opts out of supercar arms race

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 12:34 | News | 0 Comment

To say that Spyker’s future has looked uncertain of late is a bit of an understatement. First, there was the ill-fated Saab acquisition. Then, the Read more from source:“autoweek.com”

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Spyker to unveil B6 Concept at Geneva motor show: Rumors suggest a possible 911 competitor

Monday, 25 February 2013, 5:01 | Auto Shows, Events | 0 Comment

Though it’s far from the most successful, Spyker is certainly one of the most interesting car companies in the world. Fourteen years ago, Victor Muller revived a nigh-on totally forgotten fin de siècle Dutch automotive brand. Read more from source:“autoweek.com”

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