Was just talking to a guy in a motor spares shop who was telling me his neighbour had just got a new mercedes gull wing. I assumed it was an sls, but he said it was a 17 plate.
A quick google produced this
Mercedes-Benz Brings The Gullwing Back For 2017!
Does anyone have any more details?
From the article:
Matthias Böttcher, a transport / industrial designer from Stuttgart is the creator of this stunning fluid sculpture of a Mercedes-Benz concept. His aim was to retain the basic lines of the original 1950s 300SL Gullwing, but also use the latest brand design cues to bring it all...
The pain I am feeling to see this is beyond explanation.
From the article:
The accident happened yesterday morning in Tuscia, Italy and involved a black Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing which was participating in this year's reenactment of the open-road Mille Miglia endurance race...
What's the panel's view on this - improvement or sacrilege?
1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing AMG | Monaco 2014 | RM AUCTIONS
Think I prefer originality, myself - SL gullwings are a finite resource..
Stumbled across this really cool free ebook for iPad on iTunes about the 300 SL Gullwing. Videos/galleries and lot's of other stuff. Thought it was worth sharing.
Hi, want to share this cool video interview from the MB Museum - the amazing Gullwing. Great stuff!
[YOUTUBE HD]Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing 1955 - Mercedes-Benz Museum. - YouTube[/YOUTUBE HD]
Yet another classic automobile is recovered in a barn/garage find. This time it's an alloy-bodied 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL gullwing coupe - one of 29 competition specials built in Stuttgart.
According to Rudi Koniczek of Victoria, British Columbia-based shop, Rudi and Company, only 28 of these...
Being restored in Germany..
The rarest of the Rare! Talbir I think you should try to buy it, RHD too!
More pics here (if you read German ;-) )
MB-EXOTENFORUM - Sonderkarossen/Umbauten/Tuning - c126 Gullwing, welcher Tuner?
MB-EXOTENFORUM - Sonderkarossen/Umbauten/Tuning - Gemballa...