The fall of the house Roland Gumpert took a long time to come. The entrepreneur-turned-Audi manager saw his startup company collapse in 2013, but was soon rescued and renamed by Ideal Group Venture Chinese investors. Now the former founder is supposed to have moved out of Apollo.
According to GTSpirit Roland Gumpert was dismissed from the company he founded in 2004 with effect from June 2016. The New Owners Emphasize This Gumpert is in no way associated with the Apollo brand and will not play any role in the development of future products.
This news follows the relatively recent revelation of the Apollo Arrow Hypercar concept that we saw at the premiere Geneva Motor Show and reports that the company would collaborate with Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus on the development of the vehicle. Both the Arrow and the SCG003 are being built in Manifattura Automobili Torina (MAT) in Italy.
A new V12-powered dart car will be featured as a Project Titan debut at 2017's Goodwood Festival of Speed. with a V8-powered road car to follow soon after. Both vehicles could deliver up to 900 horsepower (671 kilowatts) in peak configuration and reach speeds in excess of 360 km / h.
Although Apollo has not announced an official street-dotted arrival date, the company has stated that both the road car and the race car will be taking notes for the upcoming 24-hour race at the Nürburgring in May next year takes place.