2011 Gumpert Tornante by Touring


The body Touring Superleggera and Gumpert have joined forces to achieve a new model that will be foreshadowed by a concept presented at the 81st Geneva Motor Show. The Gumpert Tornante by Touring will be only as a static model but is already scheduled to join the Apollo in 2012.
Tornante is not a sedan but a coupe with a 2-seater 4.2 liter V8 700ch ... you have understood the basic chassis is the same as the Apollo so we will be dealing with a "recarrossage." The statement said also that the back will be innovative with a wide open throttle and the doors will be kept. However, Gumpert said that another engine will be available at launch Tornante in 2012.

The Gumpert Tornante has the genes of the Gumpert Apollo and inherits its impressive twin-turbocharged V8 engine. It weighs only 196 kilograms, the engine plays an important role in ensuring ideal weight distribution and the fascinating dynamics of the Tornante. An angle of 90 ° between the two cylinder banks is a sign of a classic eight-cylinder engine.
Starting from the pure block from Audi is the engine complete in-house development. Thus, the production includes all moving parts, air and fuel management, turbo, intercooler duct and dry sump lubrication. The basic version of this engine produces 700 hp. Compared to the Apollo, the configuration of the Fast Touring mission optimized. This means more comfort and more suitable for everyday use.
In addition to the V8 power Gumpert Tornante another is planned for 2012.
Gumpert Tornante by Touring opening features 2-seater sports car with a mid-engine layout, chromium-molybdenum steel chassis with integral safety cell, door and trunk with gull-wing, carbon fiber body, 100 l stainless steel tank behind the passenger cell with integrated collector, and long rod and double-wishbone suspension with fully adjustable dampers (front and rear) and stabilizer, adjustable ride height 60-140 mm, two circuit ABS brake system with six-piston calipers, ventilated disc brakes (378 x 32 mm ) front and back.
The Gumpert Tornante by Touring of V8-cylinder biturbo engine with 90 ° cylinder angle, closed-deck aluminum crankcase, cylinder head alloy with five valves per cylinder, four overhead camshafts, variable time of ignition (Vario Cam directly) the inlet, hydraulic valves compensation, dry sump lubrication, dual exhaust system with 3-way catalytic converter, four Lambda sensors for gas mixture and diagnostics, on-board diagnostic system, two intercoolers, electronic ignition equipped with an ignition distribution (eight ignition coils), sequential multipoint fuel injection , electronic throttle (drive-by-wire)


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