German automaker, Wiesmann , isn’t the most famous auto brand in the world, but they do offer a car that you probably won’t find anywhere else.
The MF3 Roadster is really the perfect nostalgia car, especially for those that can relive the glory days when roadsters were more than just monstrous engine mongers. At that time, looks mattered too, and the MF3 Roadster perfectly fits that bill in today’s world.
The whole car is completely hand-built with a high-quality, glass fiber reinforced composite material to go with a leather interior that you can drown in. On top of the classic looks, the MF3 Roadster also comes with robust performance numbers courtesy of its 3.2.-liter inline six-cylinder engine that produces 343 horsepower and 269 lb/ft of torque.
Retro looks that match well with high-end performance is what you’re going to get with the MF3 Roadster. You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to figure out that this combination works extremely well for a new age sports car with an old school soul.
Find out more about the Wiesmann MF3 Roadster after the jump
Timeless beauty mixed with standard luxury is the MF3 Roadster’s calling card. The classic design from the olden days with the swooping front compliment the car’s overall roadster profile from the 50’s. The car’s body is comprised of a high-quality, glass fiber reinforced composite material, a laminated windscreen, hand wound windows made of safety glass, green tinted glass, a mechanical fabric hood, and a free choice of external paint finishes.
All the elements of the MF3 Roadster are completely hand-built, including the customized interior that can cater to the unique personality of its owner. Among the features that can be fitted to the interior based on customer preference, include a choice of over 400 types of leather for every nook and cranny of the car and a lighting set-up for the cockpit. You won’t find any carbon fiber on the interior, but you can definitely go crazy with as much leather as you want.
The Wiesmann MF3 Roadster is powered by a 3.2-liter in-line six-cylinder engine that produces an output of 343 horsepower and 269 lb/ft of torque. This engine is mated to either a five-speed manual transmission or a six-speed manual transmission. The numbers translate to a 0-62 mph time of 4.4 seconds and a top speed of 158 mph.
Despite its old-school looks, the MF3 Roadster comes with some state-of-the-art safety features, including an integrated side-impact protection, safety steering, power steering with variable steering assistance, an EWS II immobilizer, three-point safety seat belts, and ABS and DSC systems.
The MF3 Roadster is priced at £60,000, which is around $95,700 based on current exchange rates.
The Wiesmann MF3 Roadster definitely caters to a unique market: people who enjoy the thrills of a modern sports car encased in a classic body. As such, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a reasonable comparison for it, which really makes it a one-of-a-kind old-school/new school package.
- Classic looks
- Powerful engine
- Leather-dressed interior
- Niche car for a unique market