One of my more interesting discoveries over the years has to be a massively deteriorated 1959 300SL Roadster that had been hidden in New York since the early ’70s. Where is it today?
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Stunning 280SL available from MercedesHeritage. “Nut and bolt” restored with upgrades.
In the latter ’60s, the fact that the lovely 111 series coupes and cabriolets were getting rather long in the tooth was not lost on Mercedes-Benz.
What the press saw during an extensive new model preview at the Hockenheim circuit in 1969 were various iterations of the evolving C111 project, each fitted with three rotor versions of Felix Wankel’s design.