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Melkus RS 1000 specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 690 kg (1521 lbs)
Power / weight 108 ps (107 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 174 Nm (128 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 1969
Origin country Germany
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Performance

Top speed 170 kph (106 mph)
0 - 100 kph 12.0 s

Powertrain

Engine type inline3 2stroke
Displacement 1.0 l (61 ci)
Power 75 ps (74 bhp / 55 kw)
Torque 120 Nm (89 lb-ft)
Power / liter 75 ps (74 hp)
Transmission 5 speed manual
Layout middle engine, rear wheel drive

Laptimes

Track Time
Sachsenring 2:10.59
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Georg  9y ago

great that sportscars tested the new MElkus RS 2000 together with the old RS 1000 so we recived a pretty rare laptime for a oldtimer :)


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Georg  9y ago

yes they used tuned Wartburg engines


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Inline 6 rules  9y ago

The engine is a tuned Wartburg engine, isn't it?


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Georg  10y ago

the orginal Melkus... the east block Porsche...