Autocars: Wiesmann Roadster MF4-S: Strong wind with a new look

Friday, March 20, 2009

Wiesmann Roadster MF4-S: Strong wind with a new look

Wiesmann completes its range of open sports car with the new Roadster MF4 upwards of its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show (05.03.2009 - 15.03.2009) celebrates. The completely new vehicle will be the classics, the Wiesmann MF3 Roadster, and comes complete with two engines on the market. The stronger MF4-S makes 420 hp and lush is 300 km / h fast. All essential parts of body and chassis have been developed.

The design of the hand-built Roadster MF4 shows his independence and still fits seamlessly into the Wiesmann model pallets. The body of the 4.24 meter long, 1.88 meters wide and 1.23 meters high two-seater with a wheelbase of 2507 meters, consists of glass fiber reinforced composite. Underneath is an aluminum monocoque.

The timeless language of form, starting from MF3 Roadster developed, shows a clear, gently curving lines. Wiesmann A typical radiator grille with round-xenon headlamps dominate the front, while striking lines on the side of the agile character. The crisp, zestful rearward sloping rear end with twin stainless steel exhaust system rounds out the sporty looks from.
With its V8 engine characteristic sounds of the Wiesmann Roadster MF4 powerful and should be accelerated by an irresistible enthusiasm and ability, his enormous power on the road to transfer. Two engines are available: a V8 with a torque-strong 367 hp and an engine capacity of 4799 cc at a price starting from 128,900 euros and a Wiesmann Roadster MF4-S for 137,900 euro revolving joyful V8 version with 420 hp at 8,300 tours and an engine capacity of 3999 cc.

His individual character, the Wiesmann Roadster MF4 not only on the north loop of the Nürburgring. Even with moderate ride on the road, the agility and driving dynamics immediately apparent. With a maximum torque of 400 Nm at 3,900 rpm and a power to weight ratio of 3.1 kg / hp accelerates the Roadster MF4-S from the state to 100 in just 4.4 seconds.

With a maximum speed of 300 km / h chases the Wiesmann Roadster MF4-S as a racy sports car on the asphalt and the driver leaves the feedback from the road feel. The power to the rear wheels via a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox. Each lateral acceleration in the curve is determined by the low seating position just before the rear axle directly to the cockpit next.

Even the "small" MF4 roadster, with its 367 hp at 6,300 rpm and maximum torque of 490 Nm at 3400 rpm input, does not need to hide. Here, 4.6 seconds elapse for the classic sprint to 100, while the tunneling only at 290 km / h ends. When Roadster MF4, the course over a 6-speed manual gearbox or an automatic appeal sport.

The cockpit of the Wiesmann Roadster MF4 oriented in all facets of the function of a sports car. Anything to drive and operate the vehicle is necessary in distance to the driver. High quality materials distribute a sporty-elegant charm of the interior. The fabric with its folding frame is hand made. The new sports car is also equipped with a two-stage driver and front passenger air bag and as a law-and left hand steering available. Also standard is ABS with DSC dynamic stability control.

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