Here Are the First Pics of the Weird and Wonderful Donkervoort

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Photo: Donkervoort

Photo: Donkervoort

When we last heard from Dutch specialty builder Donkervoort, they had announced the racy-looking new D8 GTO-RS roadster, but we had no photos of this street-legal track car. Now, in ectoplasmic green worthy of Ghostbusters spook, the company has released the car's details and images.

Photo: Donkervoort

Photo: Donkervoort

As promised, the engine management software for the D8 GTO-RS's Audi 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine has been massaged for improved torque through the rev range.

Photo: Donkervoort

Photo: Donkervoort

Output equals the previous car's 380 horsepower and 369 lb.-ft. of torque (produced over a wider rpm range), which should top the 2.8-second 0-60 mph acceleration of last year's D8 GTO Bilster Berg Edition.

Photo: Donkervoort

Photo: Donkervoort

The RS marks the debut of Donkervoort's in-house X-Core carbon fiber production technique, which the company says produces stronger and lighter components that make the car drive even better.

Photo: Donkervoort

Photo: Donkervoort

Donkervoort says that it has already sold 42 of the planned production run of 65 D8 GTO-RSs, with deliveries of cars ordered now scheduled for January 2018. The price is $160,000. Who ya gonna call? 

Photo: Donkervoort

Photo: Donkervoort