The Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR racing sports car (W 196 S internal factory code) was a racer with rugged endurance, which should pay off especially in the long distance race Mille Miglia, Tourist Trophy and Targa Florio. The Mercedes 300 SLR, the experience of the 300 SL of 1952, the former Formula One racing car are concentrated. The backbone of the stroller comprises a tubular frame which is covered with metal magnesium. The number of eight-cylinder Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR has means output, fuel injection and a so-called desmodromic valve control. The eight-cylinder engine, depending on the compression up to 310 hp, weighs only 235 kg and is mated to a five-speed gearbox. The Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR is designed as a roadster and is based in design on the famous predecessor from 1952, the Mercedes 300 SL racing sports car (W 194). Fully fueled and manned by two people, the sports car weighs only 1145 kg (empty 880 kg), with a weight distribution of 42 to 58 percent (front / rear). The Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Roadster reaches a top speed that is just under 300 km / h. Looking for a sports car? Whether roadster, coupe or convertible, at this site you can buy your dream car online.