It’s been eight years in the making but the Veritas RS III has finally reached series production in Grafschaft-Gelsdorf, Germany. The Veritas badge has been resurrected by Vermot AG and what was once a post-war German racing marque that sold only a few road-going versions of their racers now is doing less racing and more street screaming. The RS III is Veriats’ first foray into the world of production cars.
The production-ready Veritas RS III. With its newly revised front end and resembles a tripped out BMW Z8. Which has some relevance because this retro-inspired rocket is powered by the same 5.0-litre V10 engine found in the BMW M5 supersedan. With 500 hp propelling a scant 1,088kg, the 30 lucky folks who can stump up a million American dollars for one of these can look forward to a 0-100km/h dash of just 3.2 seconds and a top speed of more than 346 kph.
That’s Ferrari Enzo-like performance for a Ferrari Enzo-like price, but it’s even more exclusive and Veritas did start operating the same year as Enzo Ferrari in 1947. The difference is that Veritas lay dormant for 50 years but now this is one snake that’s ready to strike.