Audi 2.5 TFSI-Powered Donkervoort D8 GTO Bilster Berg Edition Is the Caterham on Crack You’ve Always Wanted

For many, Donkervoort’s 2.5 TFSI-powered D8 is more than enough.  It’s a sort-of Caterham on crack- 400hp, 450 Nm (331 lb-ft)  of torque available at just 1600rpms and weighing in at a scant 700 kilograms (1543lbs).  Luckily for those who were never fans of complacency, the minds at Donkervoort have revealed a new model with less weight and more structural rigidity.

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Called the D8 GTO Bilster Berg Edition and limited to just 14 units, the car features a lightweight flywheel and racing clutch which combined are 10kg (22lbs) less than the standard units, lightweight carpets, and carbon fiber seats.   A revised roll cage has also been fitted to provide additional rigidity throughout the chassis, aided by an additional sway bar and Hankook semi-slicks fitted as standard.

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Donkervoort has yet to announce if the vehicle will debut at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, but they have announced the price at an eye-watering €194,000 ($230,000).  Additional pictures can be found right here.