Oh Gumpert, say it ain't so! After breaking into the supercar market eight years ago with the
A year ago, Gumpert declared insolvency after a disastrous foray into the Chinese market, but it seemingly was saved by a mystery investor and started focusing on the European market again. But more recently the investor reportedly stopped funding the automaker, and there also was a lack of new-car orders – a combination that can quickly kill low-volume car companies.
The Apollo was made famous when it recorded the fastest lap ever on Top Gear's test track five years ago. As a farewell to the short-lived supercar maker, we've included an in-car video of the Apollo's Top Gear lap as well as the show's review below.