Heart of Route 66
Auto Museum

13 Sahoma Lake Road
Sapulpa, OK 74066
(918) 216-1171

Tuesday – Saturday:
10am – 4pm

Noon – 4pm

Adults – $6.50
Kids Under 12 – Free

2000 Spyker C8 Spyder

Nov 21, 2023 | Past Cars

The Spyker C8 Spyder was the first modern Spyker unveiled after Victor Muller reintroduced the brand in 2000. At its launch it represented the start of an incredible journey and it remains an iconic supercar.

Unveiled at the Birmingham Motor Show in 2000, the stunning C8 Spyder was the highly successful first realization of Muller’s vision of a company producing what no other automotive brand does: a beautiful supercar of utmost quality and craftsmanship with the performance to match its exquisite uncompromised interior and stunning exterior design. And the C8 Spyder sports direct references to the aviation heritage of the first trailblazing Spyker company of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Launched at the Amsterdam Motor Show in February 2001 and technically similar to the C8 Spyder, the C8 Laviolette is an elegant car which offers all the excitement of driving in a high power sports coupe – its glass canopy reminiscent of a modern jet fighter.

The header rail, finished in polished aluminum, makes the car look longer and lower, giving it a powerfully low stance. The roofline is extended by the rear window, which gives the C8 Laviolette the same pure lines as the C8 Spyder. The exquisite intake duct in the roof feeds cool air into the engine bay and also enhances the jet fighter looks of the glass canopy.

The Laviolette name pays tribute to Joseph Valentin Laviolette, the Belgian engineer who was responsible for the development of the first Spyker models in the early years of the 20th century, including the spectacular Spyker 60HP, the world‘s first six-cylinder four-wheel drive car.