A look inside the Benz museum
From a wonderful 50s SLR that never was to Ringo Starr’s old AMG: pick your favourite from all these…
Posted: 10 Jan 2013
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupe
If you really need this one explained, leave TopGear.com, find a quiet corner and engage in some mild self-flagellation. It's only the sexiest and most iconic Mercedes in history: the 300 SL ‘Gullwing'. It's got a three-litre straight six. It's got 212hp. It's got gullwing doors. And at 155mph, it was the fastest car of its time.