The Gumpert Tornante by Touring is the product of the collaboration between supercar maker Gumpert and Italian coach builders Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera. The vehicle is powered by a 700-PS biturbo V8 engine that enables it to reach a top speed that exceeds 300 km/h (186 mph). Its V8 was tuned even further for a Fast Touring model.
Its engine weighs just 196 kg (432 lbs) and is paired with a six-speed TT40e semi-automatic gear box that may be controlled with paddle shifters. This two-seater is fitted with aluminum or forged 19-inch wheels up front, and 20-inch wheels in back, all center locking, and covered in Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires.
In Gumpert’s press release, the company claimed that "an alternative powered Tornante" will be presented next year. The car was designed by Touring Superleggera and constructed by Gumpert. It was created out of a need for more interior space. It features 200 liters (7 cubic feet) of cargo space, which is restricted by the space needed for the crash box. Even so, its space is still 16% less than what’s offered by the Ferrari 458 Italia.
The company also said that the new model offers adequate performance and superb dynamic properties and aerodynamics, as well as sufficient levels of comfort, interior space and ergonomics. The press release said that the model has the “spirit of a true dream car” but it has enough practical features to become a safe and usable sports car in today's traffic.
The one obvious weakness to the car is its weight. It is higher by 100mm and longer by 15mm and is estimated to weigh 100-200kg more than the Gumpert Apollo. This means that the new car weighs 1,300-1,400kg, depending on what equipment is installed.