Mercedes-Benz 300 SL: Refined with a transaxle transmission, direct fuel injection and a new rear axle, the gull-wing was designed to dominate thje competitive lineup but remained a one-off example. This is because in 1954 Daimler-Benz made the decision to reenter Formula 1 racing, which left no capacity free for sports car racing.


D228538
  • Shelfnumber
    11C809_064
  • Legend
    Mercedes-Benz 300 SL: Refined with a transaxle transmission, direct fuel injection and a new rear axle, the gull-wing was designed to dominate thje competitive lineup but remained a one-off example. This is because in 1954 Daimler-Benz made the decision to reenter Formula 1 racing, which left no capacity free for sports car racing.
  • Release date
    Sep 22, 2011
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