Tag: Gemballa

10 Crazy Modified Exotics From The 1980s European Tuning Scene

Earlier this week we ran a story about the Rinspeed R69 Porsche Testarossa up for auction on Collecting Cars. The mutant coupe started life as a sane 911 Turbo before being brutally reshaped in the mid 1980s by Swiss tuning house Rinspeed – the same company that would later go on to create the even […]

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Charges Dropped Against Man Who Went On A NYC Rampage In Gemballa Mirage GT

<!––> <!––> Criminal charges against exotic car collector Benjamin Chen have been dropped in New York after he crashed a Gemballa Mirage GT in Manhattan last year. Chen was arrested by police on the morning of April 7, 2020 after hitting no less than five cars while behind the wheel. He was charged with reckless […]

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RUF To Supply Engines For Marc Philipp Gemballa’s 750 HP Dakar-959-Inspired Supercar

RUF Automobile, best known for manufacturing original vehicles using unmarked Porsche chassis, have signed a deal with Marc Philipp Gemballa, son of the legendary Uwe Gemballa, to produce a new off-road-capable supercar. The car is inspired by the Porsche 959, specifically in Paris-Dakar trim. It was conceived by Mark Philipp Gemballa GmbH and it’s the […]

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This Gemballa Mirage GT Is One Of Just 25 Examples Built

At the time of its introduction, the Porsche Carrera GT was the finest, road-legal supercar the German automaker had ever created. It was an instant classic and yet despite being applauded by pundits, famed German tuning company Gemballa thought it could do better. The result was the Mirage GT. Just 25 examples of the Mirage […]

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$750,000 Gemballa Mirage GT Driver Goes On A Crashing Spree In NYC (Update: Owner Arrested And Charged)

We spoke to an NYPD detective covering the case who told us that the incident happened at around 7:30 AM EST, and contrary to some initial reports, the vehicle was not stolen. The driver / owner will likely be charged with speeding, reckless driving and possibly a few other traffic violations too. While the police […]

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Gemballa To Enter The Off-Road 911 World With The New Avalanche 4×4

Gemballa GmbH’s plans for the immediate future includes new models like the Avalanche 4×4, an off-road 911-based sports car. The German tuner added that the designs for the Avalanche 4×4 have been sitting in a drawer “for a long time”, which might have something to do with their recent legal battle against Marc Philipp Gemballa. […]

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Gemballa Hypercar Inching Closer To Production, Promises To Be One Of The “Last Pure Sports Cars”

Gemballa is best known for tuning Porsches, but the company is moving forward with plans to build a hypercar. Details are limited, but the project is in the entry stages as the firm said it had successfully started the fundraising process and is receiving payments from investors. Thanks to this development, the company is moving […]

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