The Mercedes Benz 300 SL enjoys an iconic status to date. Through its racing heritage, amazing innovating design and unique engineering specs, this car has managed to be a distinguished vehicle in its class.
Mercedes produced this car between 1954 and 1963. It first came as a coupe bearing gullwing doors and thereafter as a roadster. It ultimately won as many races as there were to compete in and won hearts as well as becoming a darling and a legend of unrivaled standing.
Mercedes is said to have produced approximately 1300 Gullwing version of this car. It still remains one of the most important collectible sports cars of the decade.
To a big extent, the 300 SL to credit for altering the company’s outlook in the American market. Through its year’s production, this car became the company’s face of high-performance sports cars.
Lightweight is a key consideration of the 300 S. The main body was crafted from steel, while the hood, dashboard, and doors were made with aluminum.
It is not all the time that we come across iconic cars that stand out for such a long time. The Mercedes Benz 300 SL has managed to remain relevant and is now among the most treasured possessions that a car collector can have for themselves.