APAL, standing for 'Application Polyester Armé de Liège'
were a Belgian sports car company founded in 1961 by glass-fibre
specialist Edmond Pery. The Apal Coupe 1200 was one of
his first models and is an attractive coupe with curvaceous
In total roughly 150 Apal Coupe's were made, they were
based on a VW floorplan and power came from either a 1200
cc Volkswagen aircooled engine or a rarer Porsche power
unit was also available.
The car pictured here is an early version of the Apal
Coupe 1200 restored in 2005 and is owned by Roland Buyse