Road Tests Real world tests of Ultima GTR vs Apollo

0-60mph

Ultima GTR
3.3 s
Apollo Sport
3.28 s

Top speed

Ultima GTR
234 mph
Apollo Sport
224 mph

0-100mph

Ultima GTR
5.5 s
Apollo Sport
9.76 s

Top Gear track time

Ultima GTR
1:12.80
Apollo Sport
1:17.10

1/4 mile

Ultima GTR
10.5 s
Apollo Sport
12.7 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Ultima GTR

Reasons to consider the
Ultima GTR

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A lot faster in the quarter mile 10.5 s vs 12.7 s More than 15% faster at the drag strip
A lot faster to 100mph 5.5 s vs 9.76 s Around 45% faster to 100mph
Great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:12.80 vs 1:17.10 More than 5% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Much bigger engine 6,400 cc vs 4,200 cc More than 50% bigger engine
Faster top speed 234 mph vs 224 mph 10 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Lighter curb weight 2,310 lb vs 2,640 lb Around 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Gumpert Apollo

Reasons to consider the
Gumpert Apollo Sport

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Significantly more torque 648 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM vs 429 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM More than 50% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Way more expensive sticker price $344k vs $150k More than 2.2x more expensive harder to own

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Ultima GTR  vs
Apollo 
Brand Ultima Gumpert
Price 150,000 344,200
Year 2000 2012

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.25 lb/hp 3.82 lb/hp
Maximum hp 710 HP @ 5,600 RPM 691 HP @ 6,300 RPM
Maximum torque 429 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM 648 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,400 cc 4,200 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.9 in / 3.62 in 3.66 in / 3.33 in
Valves per cylinder 2 5

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,310 lb 2,640 lb
Width 72.8 in 78.7 in
Height 42.1 in 43.9 in
Length 157.5 in 175.6 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 106.3 in

road tests

Ultima GTR  vs
Apollo 
Top speed 234 mph 224 mph
1/4 mile 10.5 s 12.7 s
0-60mph 3.3 s 3.28 s
0-100mph 5.5 s 9.76 s
Top gear time 1:12.80 1:17.10

transmission

Drivetrain Mid Engine / RWD RWD w/Torsen LSD, Adj ASR
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 5 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 457/? 229 483/? 254
Rear wheels 457/? 343 483/? 330
Ultima GTR
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