The record breaking production version Gumpert Apollo Sport is available for sale. This production vehicle completed Nordschleife in just 7:11:57 in the year 2009. At this record breaking event, the car was helmed by Sport Auto Florian Gruber. The lap time may not be astonishing now, but back in 2009 it was huge news. Nowadays, there are several streets car that completes the lap in less than 7 minutes. What made Gumpert Apollo Sport such big news in the automotive industry 10 years ago is the fact that it was a small company with little resource.
The power in the Gumpert Apollo Sport came from 4.2 liter biturbo V8 engine and it delivers 691 horsepower. The engine is mated with sequential transmission which transfers the power into the rear wheels. This setup enables this 1200kg vehicle to sprint from 0 to 62mph in just 3.0 seconds before hitting the top speed of 224mph. The odometer on Gumpert Apollo Sport reads just 5,792 miles. The current record holder is the Porsche 911 GT2 RS and it clocked 6:47:03.
Currently, Gumpert Apollo Sport is listed on Classic Driver. However, this production version has sleeker bodywork unlike many other Apollo Sports. Curvaceous front wheel arches embodies the front splitter without any hiccups. The exterior of this vehicle is covered in unique silver and turquoise paint scheme. The asking price of Apollo Sport is €333,000 which if converted stands at $397,000. For this price, one would be getting their hands on this remarkable vehicle.