The Spider is equipped with the same powerful 450-bhp 4.7-liter V-8 found in the Coupe. The transmission is the 6-speed electrohydraulic transaxle mated to a limited-slip differential for optimal traction. The front and rear suspension are double-wishbone designs. The chassis is constructed with tubular steel, while the body is completely dressed in carbon-fiber panels. Tipping the scale at around 3500 lb; the Spider is said to hit 100 km/h (62 mph) in about 4.5 sec.