Victor Muller's on-again, off-again love affair with Spyker
seems to be back on track. During the executive's fling with Saab
, Spyker was up for sale to the highest bidder. No one stepped forward to take the exotic Dutch luxury manufacturer off of Muller's hands, which has apparently turned out to be a blessing in disguise. Now that Saab has collapsed into bankruptcy, Muller
has renamed Swedish Automobile
Spyker once again. With the goal of running an international car company all but faded, Muller is expected to return his attention to building up Spyker.
According to reports, the executive aims to push Spyker to produce 1,000 units a year and introduce a handful of new models. Those include the D12 Peking-To-Paris Concept
seen above, a model first unveiled in 2006. Of course, that plan hinges on securing investors for the company. Spyker needs around $32 million to get production up and running again, and Muller is currently courting a number of potential funding sources.
Not surprisingly, investors are a bit skittish after the executive's failed attempts at both Formula One