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Apollo IE Screams Through The Streets Of Hong Kong 15
Jan
Posted by Brad Anderson in Apollo, Apollo IE, Apollo Videos, Film, IE, video on 01 15th, 2018


If looks are anything to go by, the Apollo Intensa Emozione (IE) could be the first model from a new supercar manufacturer that may actually have an impact on the industry.

Of course, it is just early days at the moment but the Apollo IE has created some serious online fanfare since its premiere, fanfare which is commonly limited to new vehicles from Pagani and Koenigsegg.

Its design is the most obvious reason for the hype. Looking more like a movie prop that a production vehicle, the IE pushes the boundaries of what’s possible and makes almost every other supercar and hypercar appear benign. And then there’s this engine!

Power comes from a naturally-aspirated 6.3-liter V12, sourced from the Ferrari F12, albeit now upgraded with custom internals.

Recently filmed taking to the streets of Hong Kong, we can’t help but be reminded of a particularly memorable Pagani Zonda Cinque video that depicted the desirable Italian exotic also cruising on a Hong Kong highway at night.

Do you think the IE could become this decade’s Zonda?

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Apollo IE Looks Mental Testing At A Rain-Soaked Race Track 16
Dec
Posted by Brad Anderson in Apollo, Apollo IE on 12 16th, 2017


Thought the Apollo Intensa Emozione looked impressive in recent studio shots? Well, these pictures of the supercar undergoing track testing will leave you breathless.

Ever since premiering its supercar in late October, Apollo has been putting the IE through its paces, recently conducting tests at Italy’s Cremona Circuit. To say it looks purposeful would be an understatement.

Powering the IE is a 6.3-liter naturally-aspirated V12 engine reportedly sourced from the Ferrari F12. This powertrain delivers 769 hp and 561 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a titanium exhaust that creates a truly mesmerizing sound. Apollo claims the IE will reach 62 mph (100 km/h) in just 2.7 seconds and top out at 208 mph (335 km/h).

With a design that makes most other supercars seem bland in comparison, the Apollo IE has already created many fans and will continue to do so in its lead up to production. Here’s hoping the project becomes a reality and doesn’t fall through like so many others before it.

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Screaming Apollo IE With Alleged Ferrari-Sourced V12 Will Send Shivers Down Your Spine 14
Dec
Posted by Brad Anderson in Apollo, Apollo IE, Apollo Videos, video on 12 14th, 2017


If you weren’t already having dreams about the Apollo Intensa Emozione, this video should permanently sketch an outline of the car in your subconscious.

Last week, the carmaker held the Asian premiere for the IE in Hong Kong and at the conclusion of the event, decided to show attendees that the supercar is much more than a showpiece. As it turns out, it is fully functional and sounds unlike any other four-wheeled vehicle.

Sitting at the heart of the Intensa Emozione is a naturally-aspirated 6.3-liter V12 engine, allegedly based around the Ferrari F12’s powertrain. However, the engine features a custom intake, exhaust, and software package from Autotecnica Motori, lifting power to 780 hp at 8,500 rpm and 560 lb-ft of torque.

The end result is a supercar that sounds so good it makes any modern Ferrari seem benign. In fact, this late-night burnout in Hong Kong probably woke up half of the city.

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Apollo IE V12 Sounds Brutal During Official Track Testing 20
Nov
Posted by Brad Anderson in Apollo, Apollo IE, IE, video on 11 20th, 2017


The Apollo Intensa Emozione (IE) is a fascinating car. From its out-of-this-world exterior and interior designs to its potent powertrain, the car promises to put the supercar manufacturer on the map.

A few weeks after the Intensa Emozione was revealed to the world, Apollo has dropped an intriguing video of the supercar undergoing track testing at the Cremona Circuit in Italy.

The company says the naturally-aspirated 6.3-liter V12 was restricted to 4,000 rpm during the tests. However, to our ears, it sounds as if it’s revving a little bit higher than that. Either way, there’s no hiding the intoxicating exhaust note, enough to make pretty much any other supercar on the planet sound like a family hatchback.

Beyond the engine, one of the most interesting things about Apollo’s latest creation is its use of a six-speed sequential transmission, rather than a heavy dual-clutch like most vehicles in its class. While this gearbox probably won’t be as refined as those DCTs, it does make the supercar sound like a true race car when shifting through the gears, particularly on downshifts.

Apollo says the vehicle’s engine delivers 769 hp and 561 lb-ft of torque at the wheels. This will reportedly result in a 0-100 km/h (62 mph) time of 2.7 seconds and a 335 km/h (208 mph) top speed.

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Apollo Intensa Emozione Supercar Debuts With A Design That Would Make Pagani Jealous 25
Oct
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Apollo, Apollo IE, new cars, video on 10 25th, 2017


Apollo is back with an entirely new product that debuted today under the Intensa Emozione moniker, or IE for short.
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Apollo Intensa Emozione Supercar Debuts With A Design That Would Make Pagani Jealous 25
Oct
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Apollo, Apollo IE, new cars, video on 10 25th, 2017


Apollo is back with an entirely new product that debuted today under the Intensa Emozione moniker, or IE for short.
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Apollo Teases IE Hypercar Before October 24 Premiere 18
Oct
Posted by Brad Anderson in Apollo, Reports, video on 10 18th, 2017


Apollo Automobil has teased its upcoming IE hypercar before the vehicle’s October 24 premiere.
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Apollo Releases New Teaser Images For IE Hypercar 11
Jul
Posted by Brad Anderson in Apollo, Reports on 07 11th, 2017


Apollo Automobili has released a slew of new teaser images showing its upcoming IE hypercar.
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Apollo Releases New Teaser Images For IE Hypercar 11
Jul
Posted by Brad Anderson in Apollo, Reports on 07 11th, 2017


Apollo Automobili has released a slew of new teaser images showing its upcoming IE hypercar.
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Apollo Teases Other-Worldly IE Hypercar 5
Jul
Posted by Brad Anderson in Apollo, Reports on 07 5th, 2017


Apollo Automobili has just released a teaser image of its new hypercar, which could end up being one of the wildest models on the market.
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Apollo Founder Roland Gumpert Decommissioned From The Company He Created 10
Nov
Posted by Bogdan Zoltan in Apollo, James Glickenhaus, Reports on 11 10th, 2016


In a dramatic turn of events, the company that offered the original Gumpert supercar has ended ties with its founder.
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New Apollo Arrow Will Be Based On Glickenhaus’ SCG003S 26
Oct
Posted by Bogdan Zoltan in Apollo, Apollo Arrow, Geneva Motor Show, James Glickenhaus, new cars on 10 26th, 2016


You might know Apollo Automobil as Gumpert, the company founded by Roland Gumpert, a former Audi Sport director.
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2016 Top Marques Monaco Show Highlights Right Here 19
Apr
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Apollo, Donkervoort, Gadgets, Galleries, Icona, new cars, Project Kahn, Reports, Tech, Top Marques on 04 19th, 2016


The 2016 Top Marques show in Monaco is over and these are some of the highlights.
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1,000 HP Apollo Arrow Handled Like A Baby During Monaco Delivery 14
Apr
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Apollo, Apollo Arrow, Offbeat News, video on 04 14th, 2016


The lightweight and extremely powerful Apollo Arrow found its way to Monaco recently where it was unloaded and maneuvered more gently than a newborn.
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Apollo N Spreads Its Wings But It Ain’t Pretty [w/Video] 1
Mar
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Apollo, Geneva Motor Show, new cars on 03 1st, 2016


Seen as how the so-called supercar community keeps growing, it's only fair that Apollo would remind us they make seriously fast means of transportation.
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