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DONKERVOORT Brand History
What happens when racing enthusiasm meets strong financially-backed determination? Donkervoort. Offspring of Dutch racing driver Joop Donkervoort, the exclusive Lotus 7-inspired car manufacturer has recently turned 30. Founded in 1978 as a result of Joops' desire to build his own sports car, both the brand and the cars have become a symbol of freedom, driving tenacity and pure road enjoyment.
Started from Joop's small family home in Tienhoven, Donkervoort's have earned a reputation for their blend of retromodern looks and surprising power and handling. Although strongly based on the Lotus 7, a car that started a new era in the 50's, Donkervoorts are far from being bland clones or body-kits as it often mistaken.
Having kept the Lotus-7 overall appearance tup to this day, Donkervoorts are embodiments of cutting edge engineering and subtle style elements. Lightweight rugged construction, a low center of gravity and a mid-placed engines have... continue reading DONKERVOORT history →
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If you’d like to buy a Caterham Seven but think it needs a serious hormone injection, look no further than the brand new Donkervoort D8 GTO, which is describe as being "clearly a size larger" than Donkervoort's previous creations, the GT and D8 270RS. While Caterhams usually borrow Ford crates... Continue Reading →
Christmas has passed, but automotive producers from all over the world still take their time to offer us presents. The latest company to give us a nicely wrapped box with a red ribbon on top is the Dutch carmaker Donkervoort. Do you want to open it with us? Good, let’s see what’s inside! Oh, awesone, a... Continue Reading →