2011 Melkus RS2000GT
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If the Melkus RS2000 isn't enough niche supercar for you, then the company has something in mind for you to check out.
The Melkus RS2000 GT and GTS are the newest versions of the company's lightweight sports car.
The RS2000 GT has a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder that makes 300 horsepower. The GTS has a 2.0-liter turbo four that turns out 350 horsepower to go along with a carbon-fiber body kit and interior trim. Other go-fast bits for the GTS include a carbon-fiber front spoiler and rear wing to go along with a carbon-fiber diffuser and side guides. Available on all levels are a high-performance braking system and an adjustable suspension.
There's an available dual-clutch automated-manual gearbox with paddle shifters. The company expects 0-62 mph times of 4.5 seconds for the GT and 3.9 for the GTS.
Luxury perks include a navigation system, a rearview camera, and air conditioning. Exterior and interior colors can be customized at no extra cost, and there is a plethora of available racing features, meaning that each buyer can customize his or her RS GT or GTS.
The GT starts at 122,000 Euros (about $176,326) and the GTS starts at 148,000 euros (about $213,904) including 19 percent tax.