Roland Gumpert, an engineer who played a significant role in Audi’s motorsport campaigns, envisions making a car that‘s so aerodynamically efficiently it can drive upon the roof of the tunnel. In 2004, he founded his own company, Gumpert Sportwagenmanufaktur GmbH. Based in Germany ; it released its first car, the Gumpert Apollo, in 2006. And wow, that car was just special.
The engine used for that car is really a 4. 2 liter V8 sourced from Audi. Equipped with fuel injection, dry sump lubrication, and 2 turbochargers, It‘s proficient at producing 640 horsepower. This engine is further strengthened in Sport trim (690HP ), and produces much more in Race trim (790HP ). This is sufficient to produce unbelievable acceleration numbers : zero-to-100 kilometers each hour is available in 3. 0 seconds (incidents where attain times inside the 2 second range ) and zero-to-200 kilometers each hour comes inside a mind boggling 8. 9 seconds.