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Gumpert Tornante

Altenburg based German supercar maker Gumpert announces the Gumpert Tornante, a second model (besides the Apollo) which will debut at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show.

The Gumpert Tornante is a two-seater touring superleggera powered by a new V8 engine for which performance figures are still kept secret. Unlike their previous street legal Apollo which was more concentrated towards driving dynamics, the Gumpert Tornante is a combination of performance, elegance and comfort.

The Gumpert Tornante will also be more spacious, built using composite body panels on a space frame with carbon fiber monocoque, so we are definitely curious in seing what this Fast Tourer will be all about.

Stay tuned for more details with the Gumpert Tornante at the time of the show. 

Gumpert Tornante

Gumpert press release :

GUMPERT gets a TOURING SUPERLEGGERA design for the second model of the range
World premiere of the GUMPERT TORNANTE by TOURING in Geneva

TOURING SUPERLEGGERA was commissioned by GUMPERT to design their upcoming new model, a 2-seater Fast Tourer based on a new central engine chassis and V8-powered driveline. After setting new benchmarks for driving dynamics of street legal cars with the apollo, GUMPERT requested the Milanese designer to add space, elegance and comfort to their typical sheer performance attitude. The result is a blend of very Italian sporty elegance and German high-end engineering.

The GUMPERT TORNANTE by TOURING opens a new class of automobiles born for the extremely dynamic and fast voyage, the Fast Tourers. The Tornante features the original Superleggera construction principle: composite body panels on a space frame with carbon fiber monocoque. The car will be unveiled on March 1st 2011 at the Geneva Motor Show.

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