Almost immediately dubbed the “Gull Wing” because of its unusual upward opening doors, the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL was the fastest production car of its day. Voted “sports car of the century” in 1999, the 300 SL belongs to an elite of eternal youth automobiles.
- 212 hp 6 cylinder inline engine, front mounted
- 1954 New York auto show
- 245 km/h 0-100 8.2 sec