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Geneva 2011: Wiesmann Spyder proves minimalism isn't always pretty

by Damon Lavrinc (RSS feed) on Mar 1st, 2011 at 10:01AM

We're not going to call it attractive. And it's far from revolutionary. But the Wiesmann Spyder concept ticks off all the right boxes for the minimalist speed freak. The styling – supposedly cribbed from the Wiesmann brothers' earliest designs – won't stand your hair on end, but everything attached and hidden underneath the blue amorphous bodywork adds up to an uncompromised driving experience. Wiesmann claims the Spyder comes in under 2,200 pounds and can accelerate to 62 mph in a scant four seconds before topping out at face-melting 180 mph. There's no windscreen, no... Read More

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