Road Tests Real world tests of McLaren F1 vs Apollo

0-60mph

McLaren F1
3.2 s
Apollo Sport
3.28 s

Top speed

McLaren F1
242 mph
Apollo Sport
224 mph

0-100mph

McLaren F1
6.3 s
Apollo Sport
9.76 s

1/4 mile

McLaren F1
11.1 s
Apollo Sport
12.7 s

Nurburgring time

McLaren F1
7:11.0
Apollo Sport
7:11.56

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of McLaren F1

Reasons to consider the
McLaren F1

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Faster in the quarter mile 11.1 s vs 12.7 s Around 15% faster at the drag strip
Way more expensive sticker price $970k vs $344k More than 2.8x more expensive harder to own
Faster to 100mph 6.3 s vs 9.76 s More than 35% faster to 100mph
Faster top speed 242 mph vs 224 mph 18 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Bigger engine 6,064 cc vs 4,200 cc Around 45% bigger engine
Side view of Gumpert Apollo

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Gumpert Apollo Sport

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Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
More torque 648 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM vs 455 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM More than 40% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 691 HP @ 6,300 RPM vs 627 HP @ 7,500 RPM More than 10% stronger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

McLaren F1  vs
Apollo 
Brand McLaren Gumpert
Price 970,000 344,200
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 1992-1998 2012

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.01 lb/hp 3.82 lb/hp
Maximum hp 627 HP @ 7,500 RPM 691 HP @ 6,300 RPM
Maximum torque 455 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM 648 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,064 cc 4,200 cc
Cylinders V12 V8
Air compressor None Turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.4 in / 3.4 in 3.66 in / 3.33 in
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 5

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,513 lb 2,640 lb
Width 75.6 in 78.7 in
Height 44.1 in 43.9 in
Length 168.8 in 175.6 in
Front track width 61.7 in 66.1 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 106.3 in

road tests

McLaren F1  vs
Apollo 
Top speed 242 mph 224 mph
1/4 mile 11.1 s 12.7 s
0-60mph 3.2 s 3.28 s
0-100mph 6.3 s 9.76 s
0-200kph 9.4 s 8.9 s
20.6km nurburgring time 7:11.0 7:11.56

transmission

Drivetrain 2WD RWD w/Torsen LSD, Adj ASR
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 3.23:1
2: 2.19:1
3: 1.71:1
4: 1.39:1
5: 1.16:1
6: 0.93:1
Axle ratio 2.37:1 4.09:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo 13.1 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs Disc
Rear brakes Brembo 12 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs Disc
Front wheels 432/? 229 483/? 254
Rear wheels 432/? 292 483/? 330
McLaren F1
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