Road Tests Real world tests of Nissan GT-R vs Apollo

0-60mph

Nissan GT-R
2.7 s
Apollo Sport
3.28 s

Top speed

Nissan GT-R
195 mph
Apollo Sport
224 mph

0-100mph

Nissan GT-R
6.8 s
Apollo Sport
9.76 s

Top Gear track time

Nissan GT-R
1:19.70
Apollo Sport
1:17.10

1/4 mile

Nissan GT-R
10.8 s
Apollo Sport
12.7 s

Nurburgring time

Nissan GT-R
7:24.22
Apollo Sport
7:11.56

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Nissan GT-R

Reasons to consider the
Nissan GT-R

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A lot faster in the quarter mile 10.8 s vs 12.7 s Around 15% faster at the drag strip
Faster to 100mph 6.8 s vs 9.76 s More than 30% faster to 100mph
Side view of Gumpert Apollo

Reasons to consider the
Gumpert Apollo Sport

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Faster top speed 224 mph vs 195 mph 29 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More torque 648 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM vs 468 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM Around 40% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 691 HP @ 6,300 RPM vs 542 HP @ 6,400 RPM More than 25% stronger engine
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,640 lb vs 3,819 lb More than 30% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:17.10 vs 1:19.70 Around 5% great lap time on the Top Gear track
More expensive sticker price $344k vs $90k More than 3.8x more expensive harder to own
Slightly faster to 200kph 8.9 s vs 10.6 s More than 15% faster to 200kph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Nissan GT-R  vs
Apollo 
Brand Nissan Gumpert
Price 89,950 344,200
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2012

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.05 lb/hp 3.82 lb/hp
Maximum hp 542 HP @ 6,400 RPM 691 HP @ 6,300 RPM
Maximum torque 468 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM 648 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Engine placement Front Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,800 cc 4,200 cc
Cylinders V6 V8
Air compressor Turbocharger Turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.76 in / 3.48 in 3.66 in / 3.33 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 5

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,819 lb 2,640 lb
Width 74.6 in 78.7 in
Height 53.9 in 43.9 in
Length 183.3 in 175.6 in
Front track width 62.6 in 66.1 in
Wheelbase 109.4 in 106.3 in

road tests

Nissan GT-R  vs
Apollo 
Top speed 195 mph 224 mph
1/4 mile 10.8 s 12.7 s
0-60mph 2.7 s 3.28 s
0-100mph 6.8 s 9.76 s
0-200kph 10.6 s 8.9 s
Top gear time 1:19.70 1:17.10
20.6km nurburgring time 7:24.22 7:11.56
Hockenheim short lap time 1:09.94 1:07.20

transmission

Drivetrain ATTESA ET-S All-Wheel Drive (AWD) w/Carbon-Composite Driveshaft to Rear Transaxle, Transfer Case RWD w/Torsen LSD, Adj ASR
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 4.06:1
2: 2.3:1
3: 1.6:1
4: 1.25:1
5: 1:1
6: 0.8:1
Axle ratio 3.7:1 4.09:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Front wheels 508/? 241 483/? 254
Rear wheels 508/? 267 483/? 330
Nissan GT-R
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Gumpert Apollo Sport
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