About 8tn Engineering

8tn Engineering was founded by Étienne Beijersbergen van Henegouwen in 2016. Étienne relies on 20 years of extensive and broad experience in Product Development and Project Management, notably for the small volume niche automotive industry. He is driven to come up with adequate, smart solutions for any product development related challenge in the role of engineer, project manager or consultant. Being in the business for so long, he built up a large network of specialists, suppliers, co-developers and manufacturers in many different fields of expertise, allowing him to complete any job succesfully. Assignments range from short term consultancy and/or engineering jobs to long term, full development projects from initial sketch to SOP.

Project management


8tn Engineering offers a wide variety of services to help you develop your future automotive and/or consumer products.


From conceptual and packaging studies, detailed design, rapid prototyping, FE analysis, mock-up realisation, mule and prototype building to tooling design: anything is possible. If you just desire reverse-engineering of a product to obtain a CAD-model or if you want us to fully develop your idea in CAD towards a validated product ready for production: 8tn Engineering provides these services, using your preferred CAD and analysis software.

Project Managment

Any development project needs good management in order to achieve the goals within timing and budget limitations. Especially in the complex world of vehicle development, efficient management is essential and this is where you can benefit from our expertise. 8tn Engineering provides Project Management services using Prince 2 principals: Good management tailored to your demands.


During all stages of your development process, you can rely on our consultancy services. We can help you a.o. with setting up your business case, making realistic timing plans and budgets, help you out with homologation issues, help you find the right engineering direction to overcome your problems or help you find reliable suppliers. 8tn Engineering has the experience, know-how and network to support you.

Current Project

Spyker C8 Preliator

Project Management, Engineering
years of experience

Partners & Clients

Recent Engineering Projects

Full responsibility for the development and build of the 2007 Spyker C12 Zagato and 2015 and 2016 Spyker C8 Preliator Coupe and Spyder concept cars, displayed on the Geneva International Motor Show.
Design and build of the winning vehicle contending at the 2017 Dutch edition of the Red Bull Soapbox Challenge.
Design, FE-analysis and proto type build of rear wheel drive and swing arms for PAL-V concept vehicle.
Several projects for the Spyker C8 Spyder and Aileron, including development of chassis and interior, airbag integration and a full crash safety program.

Project scope

Engineering Know how

Wide experience

Large network

Best solution + Satisfied customer

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