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The new, Audi-powered Gumpert Apollo β€” a joint venture between Audi tuning house MTM and former Audi motorsports chief, Roland Gumpert β€” has entered serial production, The German Car Blog reports. The $200,000+ supercar, powered by a 650hp, twin-turbo variant of Audi's 4.2-liter V8, is touted by its builders as having a 223mph top speed and zero-to-60 times in the threes. The first cars will hit this year, while between 50 and 60 cars will be in the sweaty hands of the world's moneyed in 2006.

Gumpert Apollo: Serial production started! [The German Car Blog]

Gumpert Apollo Nears Production [internal]