Road Tests Real world tests of Apollo vs Veyron

0-60mph

Apollo Sport
3.28 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Apollo Sport
224 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

Apollo Sport
9.76 s
Veyron
5.1 s

Top Gear track time

Apollo Sport
1:17.10
Veyron
1:18.30

1/4 mile

Apollo Sport
12.7 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Nurburgring time

Apollo Sport
7:11.56
Veyron
7:40.0

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Gumpert Apollo

Reasons to consider the
Gumpert Apollo Sport

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Significantly lighter curb weight 2,640 lb vs 4,162 lb More than 35% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Bugatti Veyron

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Bugatti Veyron

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Much more expensive sticker price $1.50M vs $344k More than 4.2x more expensive harder to own
A lot faster in the quarter mile 10.2 s vs 12.7 s Around 20% faster at the drag strip
Faster to 100mph 5.1 s vs 9.76 s Around 50% faster to 100mph
Way more more powerful engine 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 691 HP @ 6,300 RPM Around 45% stronger engine
Significantly more torque 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM vs 648 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM More than 40% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster top speed 253 mph vs 224 mph 29 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Much bigger engine 7,993 cc vs 4,200 cc More than 90% bigger engine
Slightly faster to 200kph 7.3 s vs 8.9 s Around 20% faster to 200kph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Apollo  vs
Veyron 
Brand Gumpert Bugatti
Price 344,200 1,500,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2005

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.82 lb/hp 4.22 lb/hp
Maximum hp 691 HP @ 6,300 RPM 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 648 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM 922 ft-lb @ 2,200 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,200 cc 7,993 cc
Cylinders V8 W16
Air compressor Turbocharger Quad turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.66 in / 3.33 in 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Valvetrain DOHC Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Valves per cylinder 5 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,640 lb 4,162 lb
Width 78.7 in 78.7 in
Height 43.9 in 47.4 in
Length 175.6 in 175.6 in
Front track width 66.1 in 67.5 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.7 in

road tests

Apollo  vs
Veyron 
Top speed 224 mph 253 mph
1/4 mile 12.7 s 10.2 s
0-60mph 3.28 s 2.7 s
0-100mph 9.76 s 5.1 s
0-200kph 8.9 s 7.3 s
Top gear time 1:17.10 1:18.30
20.6km nurburgring time 7:11.56 7:40.0

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Torsen LSD, Adj ASR 4x4
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 6 N/A
Gear ratios
1: 2.87:1
2: 1.77:1
3: 1.26:1
4: 1:1
5: 0.83:1
6: 0.71:1
7: 0.55:1
Axle ratio 4.09:1 3.64:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15.8 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Rear brakes Disc 15 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Front wheels 483/? 254 265/22 20
Rear wheels 483/? 330 365/25 21
Gumpert Apollo Sport
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