Unlike the Gumpert Apollo Enraged, the 2425-pound 2012 Gumpert Apollo R boasts a twin-turbocharged 4.2L V8 that generates 860hp (80 more than its companion). The company has conservatively estimated “308km/h as the top speed depending on the gearbox ratio, a 0-100km/h time of 2.9 seconds and 8.6 seconds to 200km/h.” Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for a video.
To bring all this brute force to the pavement, the chassis which already set standards was extended with a titanium blade stabilizer on the rear axle. Numerous optimization measures, for example on milled parts, the wiring harness and undercarriage, as well as eliminating comfort components such as the boot, allowed the charge weight (empty tank) to be reduced to 1,100 kg.