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Santeno
05-12-2005, 09:02 AM
From today's Piston Heads and Autoweek.NL:<p><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">SUPERCAR MAKER TO BUILD SUV<br><FONT SIZE="1">Spyker plans Karmann/Audi-based off/soft-roader</FONT><p>Following yesterday's story that Dutch supercar maker Spyker has delivered cars to Pinewood for the film Basic Instinct 2, news reaches us that the company is to build an SUV. Emulating Porsche, the Dutch car site Autoweek reports that it will use Audi engines in a Karmann-built body.<p>According to Autoweek, the company has borrowed four million euros to make the project happen and is erecting a factory in Zeewolde that will build the vehicle. You can expect to see the first prototype of the luxury off-roader appearing as soon as the Geneva Auto Show, spring 2006.<p>What next? Ferrari builds a tank?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Can someone find the original Autoweek.nl article and see if there is any further info.

pcread
05-12-2005, 09:14 AM
The original article is also very brief and has just as much information as the translation. It's a 4-year loan, expandable by 25%.