Classic Car Catalogue

APOLLO 1964 




5000 GT

The Vetta Ventura was produced at the same time as the Apollo and is considered a "Texas Apollo". This car is not to be confused with the Warrior, made about the same time, in the same city, by a company with a similar name. 19 vehicles were produced.
Hard-top Price: $6897
Convertible Price: $7237
ENGINE: Buick. V-8. Overhead valve. Cast iron block. Displacement: 300 cid. Bore and stroke: 3.75 x 3.40 inches. Compression ratio: 11.0:1. Brake hp: 250 at 4800 rpm. Five main bearings. Hydraulic valve lifters. Carburetor: Rochester model 7024044/5 four-barrel.
POWERTAIN: Four-speed manual transmission.
CHASSIS FEATURES: Wheelbase: 97 inches. Overall length: 178 inches. Front tread: 56 inches. Rear tread: 56 inches. Tire size: 175-400.
OPTIONS: Automatic power-shift transmission. Air conditioning. Borrani chrome plated wire wheels. Magnesium wheels. Pirelli Cinturato high speed tires. AM radio. AM/FM Marine radio.
MANUFACTURER: Vanguard Motors Corp., Dallas, Texas.