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Mercedes-Benz 300 SL
Debut Series Car Culture: Team Transport
Produced 2020 - Present
Designer Manson Cheung
Number GNN25
IMG 3713.JPG



Description

The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL is a two-seat sports car designed by Rudolf Uhlenhaut and manufactured by Mercedes-Benz. The car is often termed the "Gullwing" due to its doors opening upwards. Introduced in 1954, the 300 SL was the fastest car of its time and was a constant championship contender in sports car racing. A total of 3,258 were produced.

This version of the 300 SL is very different from the Red Line Club-exclusive '55 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL. It is based on a highly-modified version of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL entered by the IWC Racing Team, as opposed to a stock 300 SL as the RLC version replicates. Two were modified for the IWC Racing Team, with their maintenance being performed by HK-Engineering. The car was first shown off at the 2018 Goodwood Revival, driven by ex-Formula One driver David Coulthard.

The first release of the casting has a livery based on that of the real IWC Racing Team 300 SL shown off at the 2018 Goodwood Revival, although some differences between the real livery and the one on the model can be found.

Versions

The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes / Variations Photo
2020 Car Culture: Team Transport
#21
Silver Black hood & stripes, #IWCRACING, White circle with 68, Scottish flag and "D COULTHARD" on side Silver
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Metal
Tinted (Smoke) Black Chrome rim, Black RRSteelie GJT43 Thailand Paired with Euro Hauler
Base code(s): N09, N21
300SL Gullwing. Team Transporters.PNG
2020 Car Culture Collector Set Grey "417" on hood, doors, and trunk, Mercedes Benz badging on front + rear, vent and hood pin accents, front + rear lights. Grey
/
Metal
Tinted (Smoke) Black Grey RRSteelie GMH43 Thailand Base code(s): N34, N35 GMH43 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL-4.jpg
196/250 2021 HW Speed Graphics
9/10
Metalflake Silver Black hood & stripes, with some #IWCRACING livery graphics, White circle roundel with red #68s on both doors and the hood. Black
/
Plastic
Tinted (Smoke) Black DD8 GRY47 Malaysia New in mainline
Base code(s): P11, P12, P16
HW-2021-MBZ-300-SL-Mainline-IMG 3912.jpg
2021 Mercedes-Benz Collector Set Cream Detailed headlamps and taillamps, badging and venting, blue striping on hood, "9" on sides Cream / Metal Light smoke tint Black DDRR GRN85 Thailand Base code(s): P31 Mercedes-Benz300SL.jpg

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