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    Report: Germany's Melkus files for bankruptcy
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    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, ...

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    Official: Melkus lacquers up RS2000 Black Edition for Geneva debut
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    What's the difference between black and piano black? Lacquer, and lots of it. Whether they're making an actual piano or trimming out a car to the same effect, craftsman will typically apply six layers of clearcoat to give the wood that deep, lustrous shine (compared to the three layers featured ...

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    Melkus showing GT, GTS versions of RS2000 at Top Marques Monaco
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    We were suitably impressed a couple of years ago at the Frankfurt Motor Show where we stumbled upon the Melkus RS2000. The gullwing sportscar is based on the Lotus Elise and built by a historic East German nameplate revived by the son and grandson of its founder. That same marque has now rolled ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Melkus RS2000 provides thrills with history for big money
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    Melkus RS2000 -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    Three years ago Melkus, the historic, East German race car builder, released renderings of a gullwing sports car they wanted to have ready in 2009. It always makes us happy to see the passionate guy make big plans and then get them ...

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