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