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    Geneva: Gumpert Explosion extracts 420 horses from just 2.0 liters
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    With apologies (and due credit) to the R8, it's with rally cars and premium hot hatches that we'd more closely associate Audi than with supercars. Yet when the head of Audi's competition department left to start his own outfit, it was a belligerent, low-slung supercar that he developed. That ...

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    Report: Gumpert rescue falls through, company goes under [w/video]
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    Oh Gumpert, say it ain't so! After breaking into the supercar market eight years ago with the ugly uniquely styled and blazing quick Apollo, the German boutique automaker is finally calling it quits, World Car Fans reports. A year ago, Gumpert declared insolvency after a disastrous foray into ...

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    Official: Gumpert gets new investment, tells of new models on the way this year
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    German supercar maker Gumpert didn't bring any new models to the Geneva show this year – just a couple of current-generation Apollos, seen above – but it did come bearing some interesting news about prospective vehicles. In a brief press release that mentions new investment in the ...

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    Are you the production Gumpert Tornante?
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    A few trademark drawings of what could be the production Gumpert Tornante have shown up on the internet. As you may recall, the supercar manufacturer recently made its way through insolvency largely unscathed and is already back to building Apollo models. But it looks like that isn't all the ...

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    Official: Gumpert: Insolvency's going great, wish you were here!
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    At the end of August, the maker of the Apollo, German carmaker Gumpert, declared insolvency after an unsuccessful campaign into the Chinese market. It joined Artega and Melkus at the courthouse, the trio of boutique makers succumbing to violent economic waters that are troubling even the biggest ...

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    Report: Gumpert rescued by new investor
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    With zombies all the rage and Halloween right around the corner, it should be fitting that one of the most ghoulish-looking supercars on the planet has risen from its grave, mere months after it was declared dead. Gumpert, the maker of the absurd Apollo hypercar, could very well be rescued by a ...

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    Official: Gumpert declares itself provisionally insolvent
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    Once asked by Adam Carolla what this blogger's two favorite cars were, I replied the Lamborghini Murcielago and the Gumpert Apollo. Proving that this August is the cruelest month as far as niche German carmakers are concerned, the latter company, Gumpert, just filed paperwork to begin provisional ...

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    Geneva: Gumpert gears up for the race with Apollo R and Enraged
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    It doesn't get much more hard-core than the Gumpert Apollo. The German supercar is about as close as it gets to a race car for the road. But an outfit like Gumpert isn't about to sit around and let its product speak for itself. You can count on it taking the extreme to an even further extreme, ...

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    Teased: Gumpert shows second Geneva teaser, will debut two new Apollo models
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    The Geneva Motor Show sets itself apart from the other international auto shows with a gathering of Europe's smaller boutique manufacturers and tuners. One of those is Gumpert, the German builder of supercars that have impressive performance and a polarizing appearance. Gumpert has had a strong ...

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    Teased: Gumpert teases new model to debut in Geneva
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    Gumpert looks to be making a habit of unveiling new models at the Geneva Motor Show. The company pulled the sheets back on the Tornante during this year's exhibition, and a new teaser hints that the automaker has something special planned for 2012. The boutique automaker has dropped a shadowy ...

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    Video: Lapping Monza in the Gumpert Apollo
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    2010 Gumpert Apollo – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    This video comes to us from a tipster named Marco, who's pals with the owner of the only Gumpert Apollo in Italy. On a recent winter's afternoon, Marco's friend invited him along for a couple laps of Monza in the ...

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    Geneva 2011: Gumpert Tornante by Touring makes the Apollo look like an Aztek
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    Gumpert Tornante by Touring - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Remember the Gumpert Apollo? It boasted world-beating performance while wearing a face only a mother could love. Thanks to design firm Touring Superleggera, the Apollo now has a much better looking new sibling sharing the ...

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    Gumpert Tornante details come into focus ahead of Geneva
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    Gumpert Tornante teaser – Click above to enlarge
    With the 2011 Chicago Auto Show out of the way, manufacturers can now turn their attentions toward Geneva. Apparently, Gumpert has done just that. As we've heard, the supercar manufacturer is planning to yank the sheets back on its Tornante ...

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    Gumpert announces Touring-designed Tornante for Geneva
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    2010 Gumpert Apollo - Click above for high-res image gallery
    There are plenty of companies making a single line of supercars. Pagani, Weismann, Spyker, McLaren... we could go on and on. But if you're going to pick a serious fight with established names like Ferrari and Lamborghini, you're going ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Toyota MR2 dressed up as Gumpert Apollo
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    Gumpert Apollo Replica, and yes, we use that term loosely – Click above for image gallery
    Ever seen a Salet S5 Turbo Concept Car? Well, you have now. And it's actually more of a rebodied Toyota MR2 than anything else, designed and built to look something like a Gumpert Apollo. And you ...

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    Video: Exotic Car Pack brings the truly exotic to Forza 3
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    Forza 3 Exotic Car Pack DLC – Click above for high-res screen-shot gallery
    There are exotics, and then there are exotics. Some are relatively commonplace, like Porsches, Lamborghinis or Ferraris. But some are decidedly, well... exotic. Like Spykers, Gumperts and Moslers, to name just a few. ...

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    First Drive: The Gumpert Apollo is a near-mythological, utterly fantastical beast
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    2010 Gumpert Apollo - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Now this is a fascinating little creature. A compound of contradictions that goes by the unlikely name of Gumpert Apollo. The first word in its name is in allegiance to Roland Gumpert, practically the father of Audi's Quattro system ...

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    Faster Downloads: Exotic Racing Series DLC coming to NFS Shift [w/video]
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    Need for Speed SHIFT Exotic Racing Series DLC – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Playstation3 gamers: If you were disappointed that only XBox 360 players got the Ferrari DLC package for Need for Speed SHIFT, take heart, because the next one's got your name on it, too. The Exotic ...

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    Geneva 2010: Gumpert Apollo S now with 750 horsepower
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    Gumpert Apollo S - Click above for high-res image gallery
    With a quick glance it might look like there's nothing new at the Gumpert display here at the Geneva Motor Show, but the German sportwagenmanufaktur actually had several new announcements regarding their Apollo supercar. For 2010 Gumpert ...

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    Revised Gumpert Apollo coming to Geneva Motor Show
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    Gumpert Apollo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Following in the tradition of the Apollo Sport and Speed, Gumpert is coming to the Geneva Motor Show with a upgraded variant of its supercar for the 2010 model year. In addition to a new black and white paint scheme and the first ...

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