Category: Mercedes Benz SLR special

Michelin Presents Wallpaper Wednesday: Mr. Uhlenhaut’s Magnum Opus

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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).

  Comments | By - October 8, 2014

Gemballa’s Take on the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

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It’s fitting that the man in the clip below is called Shmee. That’s probably the sound he made when he first put the hammer down in the Gemballa-modified Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren. The legendary tuner of Porsches tweaked the hypercar’s ECU, bumping the 5.4-liter supercharged V8’s output up to 666 horsepower. Of course, it also customized […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2014

In Case You Didn’t Know: The SLR is for Real

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It’s true that you learn something new everyday.  I just discovered that I was misinformed about commercials.  How silly of me to think that television ads are typically for products that are necessary and/or affordable to the vast majority of consumers. This mid-2000s spot from Mercedes-Benz for the SLR McLaren taught me it’s worth alerting […] More »

  Comments | By - February 11, 2014

2010 Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss: History, Engine, Performance, Styling, and Pricing

The 2010 Mercedes Benz SLR Stirling Moss? Well, you can’t buy one unless you already own one of the other SLR models, even if you have a spare $1,000,000 burning a hole in your pocket. The SLR Stirling Moss is the last in a line of big, mega-performance Mercedes SLR sports cars developed with the […] More »

  Comments | By - June 15, 2009