The Donkervoort D8 GTO is a convertible track-day sports car by Netherlands-based sports car company Donkervoort Automobielen BV.
The Donkervoort D8 GT - introduced in 2007 - is the first closed Donkervoort. Compared to the open version of the D8, the D8 GT has entirely new front and rear suspension, increased track width by 8 centimeters, larger brakes for increased stopping power and 17-inch aluminum wheels. With a total weight of 650 kg, the D8GT is the lightest GT in the world. This is largely due to the extensive use of carbonfiber: the entire roof, the entire rear and the doors and fenders of the car are made of this materialize.
The Donkervoort D8 GTO is a completely new creation. The engine, a 2.5L TFSI 5-cylinder turbocharged Audi engine, has a power output of 250-280 kW (340-380PS) and 450Nm of torque at 1600rpm, and the whole car weighs less than 700 kg. This low weight is due to composite materials such as the full carbon fibre body of the D8 GTO. With a power-to-weight ratio of just 1.8 kg/PS the car accelerates from 0–100 km/h in 2.8s and from 0–200 km/h in just 8.6s.
The very first GTOs were produced in a limited series of 25 Premium D8 GTOs in 2013. The production of the regular D8 GTO, available in a Touring or a Performance version, started in 2014.
The Donkervoort D8 GTO was added in the Rio de Janeiro Update as a high-end Class D car with the following statistics:
- Starting rank: 1071
- This was changed to 1101 in the Showdown Update.
- MAX rank: 1251 (+180)
- This was changed to 1246 (+145) in the Showdown Update.
- MAX+PRO rank: 1365 (+114)
- This was changed to 1341 (+95) in the Showdown Update.
- Tuning Kit bonus: +42
- This was changed to +34 in the Showdown Update.
- Stock to MAX+PRO rank difference: 294
- This was changed to 240 in the Showdown Update.
- Upgrade rank percentages: 20/50/10/20
- Nitro Efficiency: 4/8/12
The Donkervoort D8 GTO has outstanding drifting, nitro efficiency, acceleration, and decent handling. Similar to the Porsche 959, the Donkervoort D8 GTO's sensitivity changes drastically between having nitro and not having nitro. The Donkervoort D8 GTO has excellent drifting but can cause "oversteering".
Compared to the Porsche 959, the Donkervoort D8 GTO has better handling, lower total top speed, but much higher raw top speed.
With its compact body, forced barrel rolls can be easily done with the Donkervoort D8 GTO.
Despite the Donkervoort D8 GTO well-rounded performance, it is never used for Events. The Mazda RX-8 is able to achieve better times on every track, by around 1-3 seconds (with an Extra Tank). Because of that, the Donkervoort never appears in the Top 100 on any Class D TLEs.
On the other hand, the Donkervoort D8 GTO does see more common use in Multiplayer TLEs, where its superior acceleration can be used to knock down Mazda RX-8's. Adding on to that, the Donkervoort D8 GTO is non-Elite, so one doesn't have to worry about wearing down its durability.
During the new matchmaking system between August 30 - September 18, 2018, the Donkveroort was very competitive in multiplayer with its exceptional acceleration and nitro duration.
The Donkervoort D8 GTO had an original buying price of 325,000 or 2,000 that has since been increased to 2,375. For the weekend of August 31, 2018 to September 2, 2018, the D8 GTO was discounted with a 388,999 price, a 29.98% decrease from its increased 555,555 price.
As of the 2019 Spring Update, upgrades cost 736,000 while Pro Kits require 245,600, 40 of each Class D Part, 50 Early & Initial Techs each, and 40 i5 Engines.
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