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The Apollo was an States-assembled sports car/personal made from 1962 to in Oakland, California.


Built by Brown and outlined by Ron Plescia, it Italian hand tailored bodywork with a decision two-seater convertible or fastback Power hailed from a 215 cu in l) or 300 cu in (4.9 l) Buick motor to a manual. The organization, International Cars, fabricated 42 autos suspending handling while for new financing. IMC permitted the offer of units to Vanguard Motors in Texas to handle autos the Vetta Ventura name and were made until by Vanguard Inc of Dallas, Texas. was a stop-crevice measure to keep the (form maker) Intermeccanica to go until new sponsor were

Candid Reisner, a previous designer conceived in Hungary, up in Canada and well versed in secured an organization that generated the Apollo (and the Vetta Ventura). Reisner, on in Italy in 1959, chose he adored Turin and set up shop as Intermeccanica preparing tuning for Renaults, Peugeots, and Simcas.

The Apollo undertaking was the long for a California designer, Milt who fancied to raise an American to European Gts, for example, the Martin Db4 and Ferrari roadsters. who was searching for a coachbuilder, met Reisner at the Grand Prix in 1960. An was made and the first Apollos assembled by promptly 1963 by Intermeccanica made and trimmed the forms in Turin, Italy and that sent them to California, where the drive was fixed. The model’s plan was by Brown’s companion, Ron Plescia, the nose was excessively long and the vision constrained, so Reisner previous Bertone beautician Scaglione to change it.

The completed auto, sold by International Motorcars of Oakland, was appropriated and had renowned worldwide for example, Pat Boone. The base was $6000 and the top rate was guaranteed to be 150 mph km/h).

A model 2 + 2 was demonstrated in New in 1965. It was demonstrated again in as the Griffth GT.

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Universal Motor sold 42 autos (40 roadsters and one incorporating the model) before ceased in mid-1964 because of of financing. IMC then made an with Reisner (to keep his having a go at) permitting Intermeccanica to body/chassis units to Fred holder of Vanguard Industries, a supplier of auto ventilation in Dallas, Texas. Vanguard it as the Vetta Ventura. The aim was to give IMC to find new financing and additionally Intermeccanica alive.

Vanguard manufactured just 11 with shop foreman Tom buying the remaining 11 body/chassis and finishing them as late as

A third endeavor to prepare the was by lawyer Robert Stevens. His International organization of Pasadena, finished just 14 autos, foreman Otto Becker an alternate six. Four chassis/units were never by Apollo International and were by US Customs to Ken Dumiere.

The Apollo was emphasized in The Love a 1969 Disney motion

Reisner later improved for example, the Griffith, the Murena GT, and the by Intermeccanica. Intermeccanica happened to the Veltro 1500, the Griffin was an adaptation of the model Apollo the Phoenix, and the Omega around

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