#DETROIT MOTOR SHOW : Saminda surprise Americans with the C5000R, for the first time CThousandR to be sold in US, under Saminda’s luxury division, Auxuras.
At the 2017 Detroit Motor Show, Saminda unveiled its 2019 C5000R which has stopped production since 10 years ago, will finally be available in the US for the first time.
“Teiko Sakahashi, CEO of American Saminda said that ''We’re happy to inform our US enthusiasts that the long wait for the forbidden fruit of Saminda CThousandR performance is nearly over.”
The CThousandR lineup, long regarded as one of the kingpins of the performance market, it’s unique to Saminda lineup due to it RWD platform which Saminda cars rarely have, is expected to live up to its lofty reputation.
Under the hood of the C5000R is an Swindon UK-built, 2.0-liter i-VIC ProAIR turbocharged engine mated to 2 electric motor pushing out 370 horsepower. The powerful engine is mated to a six-speed manual transmission driving the rear wheels.
Unfortunately, the C2000R is only for the European market and will be releasing in Q1 of 2018, we can expect to see the C5000R on U.S roads around 2019-2020.
Saminda version for the European market will reveal in Frankfurt Motor Show this coming year.