ARTEGA GT 2010-2012 Photos, engines & full specs

Body style: Coupé (two-door)
Segment: Coupe
Production years: 2010, 2011, 2012

ARTEGA GT 2010-2012 20 Photos
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Designed by Henrik Fisker and powered by a Volkswagen engine, the Artega GT was a two-seat sports car that could stand side-by-side with other supercar heroes of its times.

Klaus Dieter Frers dreamed about a mid-engined German sports car that could stand proud against other supercars and be proud of its achievements. Thus, he established the Artega brand in 2006 and announced the first product at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show. It was the year when the world financial crisis was about to wipe-out big brands. A small carmaker such as Artega had no chance. Herr Frers waited for better times and introduced the Artega GT in 2009.

Its design was made by the same hand that drew the Aston Martin DB9, BMW Z8, and Fisker Karma lines. The Artega GT's fluid lines started with a narrow front end, two big headlights, and curved front fenders. Its arched A-pillars and the arched roof allowed a smooth airflow toward the sloped rear window. On the sides, behind the doors, the car sported a big air intake on each rear fender, feeding the engine.

Inside, there was much inspiration from Audi on the dashboard's shape and vents, but the rest was all original Artega GT. Inside the instrument cluster, a big dial took center stage. Its upper half showed the revs, while the lower half displayed the speed with analog white needles and white lettering. The sport-bucket seats with high bolstering promised excellent side support while cornering. With its leather-wrapped interior and piano-black trims, the sportscar meant business.

The engine was placed behind the cabin. It was a Volkswagen-sourced V-6 with a 3.6-liter displacement that provided 300 hp. It was paired exclusively to a six-speed automatic gearbox from Audi but with Artega's shift software.

ARTEGA GT 2010, 2011, 2012
  1 gasoline engine
  • 3.6L V6 6AT (300 HP)

3.6L V6 6AT (300 HP)

ENGINE SPECS - 3.6L V6 6AT (300 HP)
Displacement:3597 cm3
Power:220.6 KW @ 6600 RPM
300 HP @ 6600 RPM
296 BHP @ 6600 RPM
Torque:258 lb-ft @ 2500-5000 RPM
350 Nm @ 2500-5000 RPM
Fuel System:Direct injection
Fuel capacity:18 gallons (68.1 L)
Top Speed:168 mph (270 km/h)
Acceleration 0-62 Mph (0-100 kph):4.8 s
Drive Type:Rear Wheel Drive
Gearbox:6-speed automatic DSG
Front:Ventilated Discs
Rear:Ventilated Discs
Tire Size:235/35 R19 // 285/30 R19
Length:158.1 in (4016 mm)
Width:74.1 in (1882 mm)
Height:46.5 in (1181 mm)
Front/rear Track:60.4/61.8 in (1,534/1,570 mm)
Wheelbase:103.9 in (2639 mm)
Cargo Volume:10.6 cuFT (300 L)
Aerodynamics (Cd):0.35
Unladen Weight:2833 lbs (1285 kg)
Gross Weight Limit:3296 lbs (1495 kg)
City:17.2 mpg US (13.7 L/100Km)
Highway:32.7 mpg US (7.2 L/100Km)
Combined:24.5 mpg US (9.6 L/100Km)
CO2 Emissions:223 g/km
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