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Sunday, September 11, 2011

Gumpert Apollo

The Gumpert Apollo is a sports car produced by German automaker Gumpert Sportwagenmanufaktur GmbH in Altenburg.

In 2000 Roland Gumpert proposed a fresh bearing sports car. One of the aboriginal apropos of this car was that it would be a street-legal car, accessible for the chase track. Gumpert alternate to Germany at the end of 2001, afterwards added than three years in China. There he was the arch of sales and marketing, amenable for the development of the banker arrangement of the Audi-VW collective enterprise. Just afterwards he alternate to Germany, Roland Mayer asked him if he would abetment him in architecture a ancestor sports car. Audi accustomed Gumpert's captivation in this project, on the action that, if they did eventually advance a fresh sports car, it would not be a prototype, but a alternation product.

The company, amid in Altenburg, Germany, was founded in 2004 beneath the name GMG Sportwagenmanufaktur Altenburg GmbH. The abstruse guidelines were authentic and the aboriginal designs of the car were fatigued by Marco Vanetta. Upon Vanetta's achievement of this process, the aboriginal 1:4 calibration archetypal of Gumpert's car was produced in 2001.

Gumpert connected with the development of the Apollo, forth with the Abstruse University of Munich and the Ingolstadt University of Applied Sciences. They accept assisted with the constructional work, computer simulations, and wind adit tests. This analysis and development helped basic the adapt for the aboriginal 1:1 calibration model. Finally, two ancestor Apollos were constructed. Production of the Apollo started in October 2005.

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