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Old 28-01-2017, 16:59
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Spyker design

A collection of amazing design details that make the Spyker so incredible.

One of the rarest details is the periscope mirror. There are only a handful of these in the world.
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Old 28-01-2017, 19:39
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Thanks for the detailed shot of the mirror. I had not actually seen one before.

Besides being super cool, what was the point of this?

Which one is more "unobtanium" - the periscope mirror or the propellor steering wheel?
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Old 28-01-2017, 20:22
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Thanks for the detailed shot of the mirror. I had not actually seen one before.

Besides being super cool, what was the point of this?

Which one is more "unobtanium" - the periscope mirror or the propellor steering wheel?
If you extend the periscope mirror it will allow you to look over the folded soft top.

The propeller steering wheel is a safety issue, so Spyker will not get involved. The periscope mirror has reportedly cracked some (a) windshield(s), so Spyker stopped making them. I've mine for seven years, and never had a problem. I think it is the same for Toby.
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Old 28-01-2017, 21:41
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Old 28-01-2017, 21:42
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Old 28-01-2017, 22:11
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I really like the periscope mirror. The design and attention for detail is sublime. Plus it really works to look over a folded top.
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Old 29-01-2017, 03:41
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If you extend the periscope mirror it will allow you to look over the folded soft top.

The propeller steering wheel is a safety issue, so Spyker will not get involved. The periscope mirror has reportedly cracked some (a) windshield(s), so Spyker stopped making them. I've mine for seven years, and never had a problem. I think it is the same for Toby.
Re: propeller steering wheel. Safety-schmaftey. As Clarkson said in the TG review, being impaled on the wheel in an accident "What a way to go!"
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Old 29-01-2017, 04:03
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Re: propeller steering wheel. Safety-schmaftey. As Clarkson said in the TG review, being impaled on the wheel in an accident "What a way to go!"
Clarkson didn't even wear the four point seat belts correctly....
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Old 29-01-2017, 04:25
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The secret of the wheels is on the inside. Solid spokes are magnesium wheels and the spokes with the indentation are aluminum wheels.
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Old 29-01-2017, 11:14
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The alloys are directional if you look at the propeller design on both wheels.

Funny detail: If you look at both pictures one should be for the left side of the Spyker and the other one for the right side. Both are marked though. Left picture reads RF (Right Front) and right picture reads RR (Right Rear)
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