2006 GDT Speedster
2006 GDT SpeedsterSource: GDT
Plymouth, MI, U.S.A.
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Posted: 07 Jul 2006
GDT Speedster A unique, exciting, one of a kind, high performance sports car designed and fabricated by a team of professional automotive engineers and stylists. It has been hand crafted and is intended for sale to a discriminating collector who appreciates beautiful automotive styling, excellent engineering and fine craftsmanship. The vehicle is fully engineered. It was designed and fabricated using both state of the art CAD tools and conventional methods.
The GDT Speedster features a rigid steel frame and steel underbody fully welded in place. All of the welding in the vehicle was performed by military/aerospace certified welders. The body panels are molded from a hybrid of e glass and Kevlar cloth with vinyl ester resin. The body panels are bonded to their steel support structures using methacrylate adhesive. The drive train, suspension, steering and brakes are from a 1994 Corvette.
The vehicle contains more than 2000 new parts that were custom designed and fabricated. The design and fabrication process took almost six years to complete. The GDT Speedster was completed in November 2005. It has not been shown to the general public.
The GDT Speedster is now world famous. Articles have been written about it in magazines, newspapers and on Internet sites.
Magazine articles include:
* Corvette Magazine June 2006 Cover Car
* Automotive Design and Production April 2006
* Hemmings Muscle Machines June 2006
* Classic Driver German edition Ã¢â‚¬Å“Car of the WeekÃ¢â‚¬Â May 2006
* Reinforced Plastics March 2006
* Composites Technology April 2006
Newspaper articles include:
* Detroit News April 5, 2006
* Ann Arbor News Janurary 29, 2006
* U.S. Auto Scene February 13, 2006
* Plymouth Observer April 20, 2006
* Livonia Observer & Eccentric May 11, 2006
To see the Internet sites with articles on the GDT Speedster go to google and yahoo and type Ã¢â‚¬Å“gdt speedsterÃ¢â‚¬Â and click on SEARCH.
Our web site www.gdtspeedster.com contains many details about the vehicle, the design and fabrication process and the team member biographies.
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