Artega GT preview

Special Cars 2 Mar 2007
Artega GT preview

At the Geneva Motor Show German-based Artega will unveil a compact GT Coupe designed by Henrik Fisker and powered by a 300 hp 3.6 liters V6 engine. It will be produced in a limited series and will be sold starting from 2008.

According to the first information revealed by Motor Authority and Auto, Motor und Sport, the Artega GT was developed by a team lead by former Rolls Royce boss Klaus Dieter Frers.

Artega GT - Design sketchThe vehicle dimensions are 3,950 x 1,880 x 1,180 mm – about the same of a B-segment car like the VW Polo but with an extremely low profile.

The Artega GT is powered by a VW-derived 3.6 liters V6 unit that delivers about 300 hp and enables a top speed of 270 km/h. The exterior was designed by Henrik Fisker.

It will be produced in a limited series of 500 units per year starting from November 2007 and will be sold worldwide from the middle of 2008 for an approximate price of €75,000.

Artega GT - wind tunnel testing Artega GT Coupe - chassis cutaway illustration
Above: wind tunnel testing (left) and chassis cutaway illustration (Source: Auto Motor und Sport)

Artega’s official website isn’t showing any content at the moment – except for a countdown to the debut date.

(Source: Auto Motor und Sport, Motor Authority)

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