After coming close to becoming yet another failed supercar startup, Germany’s Gumpert Sportwagenmanufaktur, the maker of the Apollo range of supercars, managed to secure a new investor, and at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show last week rolled out a brand new model. That model, the Explosion sports car, isn’t an extreme supercar like the Apollo but it does enable Gumpert to reach a wider audience. Since its launch in 2005 only about 60 Apollos have been sold, but Gumpert is hoping that its new Explosion will rack up around 150 to 200 sales within the next two years. The good news is that...
Alleged Patent Drawings Reveal Production Gumpert Tornante Supercar
Germany’s Gumpert is a manufacturer of some of the most capable supercars on the planet. In fact, its Apollo Sport managed to lap the Nürburgring in just 7:11.57, a time that’s second only to the barely-road-legal Radical SR8’s time in the production car stakes...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Gumpert Tornante By Touring Superleggera Preview: 2011 Geneva Motor Show
Shedding its funky, lego-man exterior for a sleeker, Touring Superleggera-designed skin, Gumpert has moved past the Apollo and on to the Tornante. It's an upgrade, and it goes deeper than the surface. About 220 pounds lighter than the Apollo thanks in part of a carbon monocoque and composite body...Nelson Ireson
Gumpert Tornante Teased Again Ahead Of Geneva Debut?
This image may or may not be a teaser of the Tornante, Gumpert's second supercar and already shaping up to be much more aesthetically pleasing than its undoubtedly hard core but decidedly utilitarian Apollo. Part of the reason for the visual improvement is that the Tornante is penned by Italian...Nelson Ireson
2011 Geneva Motor Show Preview: Gumpert Tornante By Touring Superleggera
In just a few weeks time we’re about to see a handful of new supercar models launched. Of course, we’re talking about the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, which will see the separate unveilings of the new Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4, Pagani Hauyra, Lexus LFA Nurburgring Package, Ferrari FF as...Viknesh Vijayenthiran