Comeback Cars

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
Debuted: 1954 (as the 300 SL)      Returned: 2011      Current MSRP: $183,000     
This luxury vehicle with its unmistakable gullwing is new to the  States this year, but is the spiritual successor to a previous  gullwinged Mercedes, the 300SL, which debuted in 1954.     
“Mercedes-Benz wants you to know its latest supercar owes every  inspiration to the racing gem that gave it timeless street cred in the  1950s,” said Padgett. “The new gullwing does indeed have doors that rise  to the sky—along with some underpinnings that would have been the next  Dodge Viper, if Chrysler and Daimler had made their marriage work.”

(vía CNBC)

Comeback Cars

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

Debuted: 1954 (as the 300 SL)
Returned: 2011
Current MSRP: $183,000

This luxury vehicle with its unmistakable gullwing is new to the States this year, but is the spiritual successor to a previous gullwinged Mercedes, the 300SL, which debuted in 1954.

“Mercedes-Benz wants you to know its latest supercar owes every inspiration to the racing gem that gave it timeless street cred in the 1950s,” said Padgett. “The new gullwing does indeed have doors that rise to the sky—along with some underpinnings that would have been the next Dodge Viper, if Chrysler and Daimler had made their marriage work.”

(vía CNBC)

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