Apollo Intensa Emozione

  • The Apollo Intensa Emozione

    Some boutique supercar companies make a name for themselves but fizzle out after a few years. A handful of those come back only to suffer the same fate once again. Apollo is a company reborn after the death of former carmaker Gumpert. With the Intensa Emozione hypercar, it appears the company might just have some staying power. The company is building 10 cars, and an Apollo spokesman confirmed to Motor Authority that all 10 build slots have been sold and there's a wait list. Apollo is looking to go racing as well. To that end, the automaker is offering race-spec cars among that run of ten...

  • Apollo IE
    Apollo claims its V-12 can produce 1,000 horsepower and rev to 11,000 rpm

    Apollo is the latest player on the hypercar scene. Reborn from past supercar glory, its Intensa Emozione, or IE, is meant to be a return to a time when supercars were truly intimidating machines. A lot of that stems from the use of a 6.3-liter V-12 engine that produces 788 horsepower and revs to...

  • Apollo Intensa Emozione
    Apollo says hypercars too capable, too diluted

    Ryan Berris is the General Manager of Apollo Automobil, and he thinks today's super and hyper cars are a bit on the tame side. Speaking at an event where his company's Intenza Emozione made its static debut, Berris added, "cars now are becoming almost too capable, it dilutes the driving...

  • Apollo Intensa Emozione and Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR
    Apollo calls on Mercedes motorsport partner HWA to hone IE supercar

    Apollo is a Chinese-backed supercar startup born out of the ashes of Gumpert, which ran into financial troubles in 2012. The company's first product is the Intensa Emozione, a track-focused supercar with a screaming V-12 and a hyper-aggressive design that makes a Lamborghini look mild in...

  • Apollo gives us a quick glimpse of test footage of its Intensa Emozione
    Apollo Intensa Emozione development takes to Hong Kong roads

    An automaker has to push any new vehicle through vigorous testing before it's able to sell that vehicle to the public. Be it a compact econobox or a million-dollar supercar, the testing must be done and validated. Case in point is Apollo, which is currently testing its new Intensa Emozione on the...

  • Apollo Intensa Emozione does burnouts in Hong Kong
    Watch an Apollo Intensa Emozione do burnouts on the streets of Hong Kong

    Apollo's utterly mad supercar, the Intensa Emozione, was recently filmed on the streets of Hong Kong where the driver decided a few quick burnouts were in order. It's also one of the few times we've heard the supercar running, and the closest we've gotten to hear the throttle mashed to the floor...

  • Apollo Intensa Emozione

    The world is nearly ready to welcome another low-volume high-performance road rocket. This one comes to us from Apollo. It's called the Intensa Emozione, which is Italian for "intense emotion," a name entirely fitting as you'll soon discover in this video taken during a recent track day. You'll definitely run the gamut of your emotions if you ever get the chance to open the taps on the 6.3-liter V-12 engine mounted at the rear of the IE. It's making 780 horsepower and 560 pound-feet of torque. And as this simple video shows, it's producing amazing sounds even at part throttle. Apollo is still...

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