Next time you see an SLR at rest, think about all the work it took to get it into a state of stillness because I’m willing to bet this car’s natural state is somewhere north of 200 mph.
The video I’m about to show you saddens me, and at the same time, makes me smile like an idiot. Why? Because these two glorious Mercedes-powered behemoths represent the end of an era.
If the 600 Grosser limousine is the “Most Mercedes” Mercedes, what would be its runner-up? It would be this: the 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe (W196).
We’ve discussed at length how the Mercedes-Benz 600 Grosser limousine is the “Most Mercedes” Mercedes, but would that be the case if it had looked like this?
If this thing had racing gauges and an exterior devoid of CLK elements, I would care about it less than Wile E. Coyote cares about The Road Runner’s well-being.
Auto Union and Mercedes-Benz: a rivalry that triggered the age of titans.
Mercedes-Benz has always been on the leading edge of automotive innovations. The future will be no different.
Mercedes-Benz has been a technological leader since its inception more than 100 years ago. If there’s been an advance in the auto industry over the last century, you can rest assured that Stuttgart engineers had a hand in developing it.
Mercedes has been known to be at the forefront of advancing automotive technologies since its inception. The company has been heaped with dozens of “firsts” over the years, ranging from safety innovations to performance innovations.
The Mecum auctions are some of the year’s best chances to get your hands on a classic Mercedes-Benz. This year’s auction is no exception. Here are three fine examples from the Stuttgart company.