Donkervoort D8 GTO Carbon Edition

What weighs just 1500-pounds, has a chassis made from 90% carbon fiber and does 0-60mph in 2.8-seconds? The Donkervoort D8 GTO Carbon Edition of course. All the body component are painted by hand with a protective UV coating in matte or gloss to ensure durability. It’s powered by an Audi-sourced TFSI 2.5L turbocharged engine that generates 375bhp and 350 lb-ft of torque. Continue reading for a road test video, more pictures and additional information.

D8 GTO Bare Naked Carbon Edition
D8 GTO Bare Naked Carbon Edition
D8 GTO Bare Naked Carbon Edition

“The Donkervoort name might not ring any bells, but the small Dutch firm has been building ultra-lightweight vehicles based on Colin Chapman’s philosophy for years: simplify and add lightness. Their cars were based on the Lotus Seven, but Donkervoort adapted them; they are now larger, lower and much, much more powerful,” reports Passion Performance.