- Gumpert Sportwagenmanufaktur GmbH (.de) was founded by Roland Gumpert.
- 2001: Design work started on the Gumpert 'apollo',
a rear- (mid-) engined, road/track sportscar,
4,163cc Audi twin turbo V8,
650hp (to 800hp), 360km/h (224mph).
- 2005, April: The apollo made its
"racing debut [in] the Divinol Cup, Hockenheim," placing 3rd -- G.
- 2008: Gumpert built a hybrid racing version of the apollo
which competed in the 24-hour race at Nurburgring-Nordschleife.
- 2011 March:
Gumpert revealed its new 'Tornante' at the Geneva Motor Show --
rear- (mid-) mounted 4.2-litre Audi sourced V8, 700bhp.
- 2012 August:
Gumpert applied for insolvency.
November: "Based of the ruling (8 IN 437/12),
the local court Gera has been opened the insolvency proceedings
since October 16." -- G.
- 2013 March 5: Gumpert
"is launching into the coming few years with a new investor.
An enlargement of the product range is planned." -- G.