Gumpert Tornante teaser pic revealed ahead of Geneva debut

Gumpert, the German manufacturer responsible for the bonkers Apollo, has released the first teaser picture of the new car it will unveil at next month's Geneva show.

As we revealed last month, the supercar maker's second model is called the Tornante, and the sketch reveals a cleaner, sleeker shape than Gumpert gave the thuggish Apollo - a reflection of the Tornante's softer character.

Where the old car was a fire-breathing, Nurburgring record-breaker, the new car is intended to offer buyers a GT-style supercar capable of long distance touring.

It won't be a slouch, though. The Tornante inherits the same 700bhp twin-turbo 4.2-litre V8 that Gumpert borrowed from Audi for the Apollo.

It also inherits the earlier model's double-wishbone suspension, though this has been modified to offer occupants greater comfort. It's thought the two-seater will also offer more space in the rear for luggage and has been referred to as a 'Fast Tourer'.

Gumpert says the Tornante will be built at its facility in Altenburg, Germany alongside the Apollo, which remains in production.

Following its debut in Geneva, the manufacturer expects to begin delivering the car to customers next year.

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