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Melkus RS 2000 specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1021 kg (2251 lbs)
Introduced 2009
Origin country Germany
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Submitted by Georg

Lap times

Track Time
Sachsenring 1:40.01
Nürburgring Nordschleife 8:04.00 est
Laguna Seca (post 1988) 1:42.00 est
Tsukuba 1:06.00 est
Monza 2:12.00 est

Performance

0 - 100 kph4.9 s
0 - 200 kph20.6 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph15.7 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph4.6 s
Est. 1/8 mile9.3 s @ 91.3 mph
Est. 1/4 mile14.4 s @ 110.6 mph
Top speed250 kph (155 mph)
Est. max acceleration0.64 g (6 m/s²)
Melkus RS 2000 acceleration graph

Powertrain specs

Engine type inline4 16V DOHC charger
Displacement 1.8 l (110 ci)
Power 269 ps (266 bhp / 198 kw)
Torque 260 Nm (192 lb-ft)
Power / liter 150 ps (148 hp)
Power / weight 264 ps (260 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 255 Nm (188 lb-ft) / t
Transmission 6 speed manual
Layout middle engine, rear wheel drive

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Hoppelmoppel123  1y ago

Top Speed: 260 kph
Power is 270 ps


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Georg  12y ago

yes it is based on the Elise


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BumRush  12y ago

This is actually quite nice, is it based somehow on an Elise?


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Georg  13y ago

production car pictures online...


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Georg  13y ago

Gullwing doors are taken from the 1969 Melkus RS1000 design... to fit in small east europen garages they could not mount normal doors because the RS 1000 was much wider than the average east block cold war car. The only solution for Melkus was to copy the Mercedes gullwing doors


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Georg  13y ago

Have read price in Germany ~75.000Euro, thats Porsche Cayman S price range with some options added...


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BumRush  13y ago

GullWing doors, not bad, Im guessing theres no word on price yet?


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Georg  13y ago

Melkus has confirmed to present the production version of it´s new RS2000 at the IAA in one month, delivery starts November this year, planed production are 25/year and 8 cars this year. More data are released at the IAA, Melkus history as the only east block private owned sportcar producer during the cold war is honored with the fact that Melkus recived a IAA trade show booth in the same hall together with Porsche and Aston Martin.

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