- Jun 22, 2003
- Perth, Scotland
- W204 C200CDI Estate
A painting depicted in my newly arrived Mercedes Benz classic magazine reminded me of Mercedes Rekordwagen as driven by Rudolf Caracciola in 1938. Rudolf Caracciola's record of 432.7 km/h (268 mph) over the flying kilometre on 28 January 1938, still remains the fastest ever officially timed speed on a public road as of 2015.
BenzBoost - What car holds the record for highest speed on a public road? The 1938 Mercedes-Benz W125 Rekordwagen