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Germany's Melkus files for bankruptcy

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Aug 21st, 2012 at 5:31PM

Another boutique maker of compact sports coupes has filed for bankruptcy in Germany. Melkus was a company we always enjoyed seeing at European auto shows. You never knew where the company would be – all of a sudden you'd notice a sleek, lissome coupe with open gullwing doors and you'd go, "Ah, there you are." That won't be happening anymore unless a white knight shows up: Melkus has reportedly filed for bankruptcy in a Dresden court, citing a lack of sales for its dire cash position. Six year ago, Sepp Melkus, the grandson of the man who built the original Melkus sports cars from... Read More

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