In an unprecedented move, Victor Muller, CEO of Spyker Cars announced that there will be 100 Spyker Venator Bonds available at the per-bond subscription of £100,000. The unique chassis number issued will entitle the bond holder to a first-edition car with a unique special exterior and interior colour scheme and badging. The second bond on offer, the Spyker Bond, will aim to raise up to £15 million in capital to fund production expansion and meet the high demand for the new Spyker B6 Venator.
Muller commented on the new model: "I wanted to give like-minded drivers who demand the highest standards a new choice, one that delivers a rare combination of heritage, design, performance and exclusivity. That describes the Spyker B6 Venator perfectly. Now with the Spyker Venator Bond, like-minded investors can take part in a first-of-its-kind financial opportunity designed for them in the uniquely Spyker vein".
The new model incorporates aviation-inspired elements, bespoke materials and highly detailed design that are a core part of the Spyker ethos. Unveiled at the 2013 International Geneva Motor Show, the concept will begin production this year for key markets in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and India, followed by the US in 2015.
As for its application in the superyacht industry, Muller commented, “the market for bonds is very active right now so I am sure that this could be a viable option for the superyacht industry as well". A long time lover of yachts, Muller purchased the classic Feadship M/Y The Highlander in 2007 and is also the founding Chairman of the Feadship Heritage Fleet. The Highlander is currently under refit in America with the goal for her to make it back to the Med for the summer season.