Completed just in time for the start
of the IAA: the Wiesmann GT with the
model name of MF 5 and a 10-cylinder
motor. Hiding behind this unpretentious
name is the most exciting sports car
ever to be presented by Wiesmann.
It is a perfect blend of flowing body
shapes and state-of-the-art technology.
Friedhelm Wiesmann spokesman of the
board explains: “Our intention is to meet
customer demands with the GT MF 5.
This new sports car tops off our porfolio
of models, setting the new benchmark
when it comes to the Wiesmann sports
cars’ driving performance – which is
rather impressive anyhow!”
The drive system of this super
sports car comprises a 12:1 compacted
V 10-cylinder front-mounted mid-engine
with a cubic capacity of 5 litres boasting
507 HP which are generated by 7,750
crankshaft rotations. A maximum torque
of 520 Nm ensures a powerful drive at
all speeds and driving fun at its best.
GT experts will immediately notice
the lower total height (- 5 cm), the slight
increase in width (+ 9.6 cm), and the
increase in total length by 8 cm to 4.3
m compared to the MF 4. These details
are crucial for its very low centre of
gravity and hence its good roadability.
The resulting driving performance is
beyond each doubt: the acceleration
time of 0 – 100 km/h is 3.9 seconds,
and the power to weight ratio amounts
to a sensational 2.7 kg/HP. With this
value the MF 5 ranks among the top
class of the sportsters league.
In order to be able to control such a
powerful vehicle, both its driver as well
as its fellow passenger need to be in
close contact with it. The GT MF 5 therefore
comes with especially designed
bucket seats with an excellent lateral
support, which may be adjusted to the
driver’s and fellow passenger’s body contours.
They give the necessary support,
for the passengers to have a firm grasp
in view of the great acceleration forces
that may develop, and to be able to fully
enjoy the driving performance.
The market launch of the Wiesmann
GT MF 5 fully suitable for daily use is
scheduled for spring of 2008. The price
of the GT MF 5 with its comprehensive
equipment amounts to 178,900 €.