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Mercedes Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé, 1955. A road-going version of the 300 SLR sports racer which combined the 300 SLR’s rolling chassis and aerodynamic nose cone with the hard-top and gullwing doors of the production 300 SL Gullwing.  Capable of 290 km/h (180 mph) the 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé was by far the fastest road car of its era. Only two 300 SLR Coupés were made

The Wings of Mercedes Benz … Or Vents

Ever wonder why early 300SLs have their doors open at very low speed?
The cockpit gets really hot because air from the engine compartment passed through the drive line enclosure under the car’s floor.

Would you rather have a toaster or roadster?

Mercedes-Benz 300 SL | W198 | Sport Leicht | Sport Light | Benz SL-Klasse Grand Tourer Coupe | Gullwing | 3.0L Straight 6 212 hp | Top Speed 260 kph 161 mph | Benz produced the Gull-wings from 1954 – 1957

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL | W198 | Sport Leicht | Sport Light | Benz SL-Klasse Grand Touring Coupe | Gullwing | 3.0L Straight 6 212 hp | Top Speed 260 kph 161 mph | Benz produced the Gull-wings from 1954 – 1957

Gullwing | Taking it a little bit sideways

Mercedes-Benz 300 SL | W198 | Sport Leicht | Sport Light | Benz SL-Klasse Grand Tourer Coupe | Gullwing | 3.0L Straight 6 212hp | Top Speed 260 kph 161 mph | Benz produced the Gull-wings from 1954 – 1957

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Fata Morgana, a fascinating I-don’t-give-a-fuck-attitude or just a fake? Mercedes-Benz (W 198 II) 300 SL Roadster (1957–1963) by an owner with a lack of good taste in color combination or just an inexplicable aversion for chrome. Mercedes-Benz Classic recently destroyed the body of a reconstructed 300 SL in Stuttgart. The customs authority had confiscated the replica on its way to Russia. So this one has a German short-term licence plate and therefore maybe is an original of the world’s finest car.