2M Designs IronCar is an Iron Man-Inspired Chrome Supercar
In August of 2013, supercar manufacturer Gumpert filed for bankruptcy, after a deal fell through that could have saved the company. Formally known as Gumpert Sportwagenmanufaktur, it produced one of the maddest cars on the planet– the twin-turbo V8 Apollo. When the company went under, we thought we had heard the last of the astrologically named supercar, but it's back– albeit as the base for another company’s product.
2M Designs is a company interested in the aesthetic aspect of the automobile. Their latest project is called the IronCar, and is based on the Apollo. The sides and fenders are painted in Centurion Red Chrome, while the hood and roof is clad in Black Chrome. According to 2M Designs, the whole process takes about 80 hours, and will set you back €6,800 ($9,336). PHOTOS: See More of the 2010 Gumpert Apollo
The IronCar has some other cool touches like carbon fiber mirror structures, liquid rubber coating for the wheels (which is €250, or $343) and a 5% tint to the headlights, which is not legal on German roads…so that’s convenient. RELATED: Tony Stark's 2012 Acura NSX for the 'Avengers'
The final piece of the puzzle is the hood grille cover, which has been replaced with a Lexani shatterproof glass piece. The IronCar name is meant to suggest Iron Man, which we’re sure will sit well with the lawyers at Marvel. In the meantime, marvel at the sharpest defunct supercar around… RELATED: See Photos of the 2011 Gumpert Tornante by Touring