Throwback Thursday – Jay Leno’s Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren
In the 2000s, cars such as the Porsche Carrera GT and Ferrari Enzo were all engine – and no hybrid power. Others were, too, but they had a little extra. For instance, take the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren.
This brand new C300 looks great, but it looks even better next to a 1969 280SL. So good, in fact, that’s this is our MBWorld Photo of the Week.
Since Mercedes-Benz is a marque that conjures up visions of prestige, and since it’s pretty easy to rhyme with at least one variation of the name, Benzos have been well-represented throughout the history of hip-hop.
Andrew Kim, the man behind the website Minimally Minimal, must have done what Cameron Frye did in front of that famous painting in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” every time he turned around during his May visit to the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart.
Let’s talk about the new technologies on the Mercedes S-Class that will slowly trickle down to almost every other car within the next 5-10 years.