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Check Out This Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Lego Model

The popularity of cars built by Mercedes-Benz has reached a level where people like to create their own Lego models of them. The Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing is one of the latest luxury vehicles to be turned into a Lego model, as shown on an report. The creator of the Lego model was quite creative and committed as it closely resembled the actual Gullwing. It was probably the closest one can create with a sufficient number of plastic bricks at one’s disposal. The Lego Gullwing model had all the features right, from its hood, round headlights, suitable grille, and the iconic gullwing doors. The exterior used gray Lego bricks since… Continue Reading »


Rare -Benz 300SL Alloy Gullwing Set To be Auctioned

On August 13 an extremely rare 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Alloy Gullwing will be auctioned at RM Sotheby’s, as shown on a report from The gullwing is part of the “The Pinnacle Portfolio” offered through the auction house, and industry watchers expect it fetch at least $5.5 million. The auction is one of the events associated with the Monterey Car Week and is held together with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. This particular Gullwing is different front other similar luxury vehicles due to its aluminum body. Mercedes-Benz produced only 29 of these aluminum-bodied 300 SLs, which is around two percent of the total production run of the iconic sports car…. Continue Reading »


Owner Drives An Icon As It Was Meant To Be

Without question, one of the most iconic classic cars in the world, Mercedes-Benz or otherwise, is the 300 SL Gullwing. Its beautiful shape, unique doors and outstanding performance combined to make it a true instant classic. First introduced in 1954, the SL (Sport Leicht) was never in abundance, as only 1,400 Gullwing coupes were ever produced. In truth, the 300 SL was a sweet-looking race car for the street, as underneath the beautiful body was a tube chassis, chosen for weight savings with acceptable strength. Since part of the chassis intruded into the section where a normal door would be positioned, the designers opted for the distinctive gullwing doors. Suspension… Continue Reading »


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