Road Tests Real world tests of Apollo vs Ascari A10

0-60mph

Apollo Sport
3.28 s
Ascari A10
2.8 s

Top speed

Apollo Sport
224 mph
Ascari A10
214 mph

0-100mph

Apollo Sport
9.76 s
Ascari A10
5.9 s

Top Gear track time

Apollo Sport
1:17.10
Ascari A10
1:17.30

1/4 mile

Apollo Sport
12.7 s
Ascari A10
11.1 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Gumpert Apollo

Reasons to consider the
Gumpert Apollo Sport

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Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
Significantly more torque 648 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM vs 413 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM More than 55% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster top speed 224 mph vs 214 mph 10 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More powerful engine 691 HP @ 6,300 RPM vs 625 HP @ 7,500 RPM More than 10% stronger engine
Side view of Ascari A10

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Ascari A10

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A lot faster in the quarter mile 11.1 s vs 12.7 s Around 15% faster at the drag strip
A lot faster to 100mph 5.9 s vs 9.76 s Around 40% faster to 100mph
Way more expensive sticker price $600k vs $344k Around 75% more expensive harder to own
Bigger engine 5,000 cc vs 4,200 cc Around 20% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Apollo  vs
Ascari A10 
Brand Gumpert Ascari
Price 344,200 600,000
Year 2012 2006

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.82 lb/hp 4.52 lb/hp
Maximum hp 691 HP @ 6,300 RPM 625 HP @ 7,500 RPM
Maximum torque 648 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM 413 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,200 cc 5,000 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Turbocharger None
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.66 in / 3.33 in 3.7 in / 3.5 in
Valves per cylinder 5 4

road tests

Apollo  vs
Ascari A10 
Top speed 224 mph 214 mph
1/4 mile 12.7 s 11.1 s
0-60mph 3.28 s 2.8 s
0-100mph 9.76 s 5.9 s
Top gear time 1:17.10 1:17.30

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Torsen LSD, Adj ASR RWD w/Viscous Slip Differential
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Axle ratio 4.09:1 3.7:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,640 lb 2,827 lb
Width 78.7 in 72.9 in
Height 43.9 in 44.8 in
Length 175.6 in 169.3 in
Front track width 66.1 in 61.8 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 103.8 in
Gumpert Apollo Sport
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