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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

Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR | W196R | Sports Leicht Rennsport - Sports Light Racing | The W196 was the Mercedes-Benz F1 car used in the 1954 and 1955 Formula One seasons | Driven by Juan Manuel Fangio and Stirling Moss, it won 9 of 12 races in that season | Known during the Auto Union Grand Prix races of the 1930s as Silberpfeil or Silver Arrows, the term was used again due to the dominance of the W196R