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This gorgeous Mercedes SLR ‘McLaren edition’ is the ultimate supercar

Only six are made and this is the very first one

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The Mercedes-McLaren partnership yielded one of the most desirable and rare supercar in the shape of the SLR. The SLR displayed the world what the Germans and English could do together. Now, the most rarest Mercedes SLR is up for grabs.

The SLR you see above is the 'McLaren Edition Roadster' and it features a 5.4-litre supercharged V8 mated to a five-speed automatic transmission. This has 617 horsepower and 575 lb-ft of torque on offer.

Basically, this is the McLaren edition of the SLR which was built by McLaren in Woking. The boffins at MSO tinkered this car twice. First time the car came for its McLaren Edition conversion in 2009 and second time, it was brought to MSO in 2010 for more bespoke changes.

The changes made by MSO include the #001 plague (because this is the very first MSO edition), a new Alabaster White body color, 722 Edition aerodynamics package, 722 tinted lights and some lovely alloy wheels which look perfect with the grey exterior.

Inside you will find red leather and a carbon-fibre steering wheel and door mirrors. The car has been driven 1,696 miles but it genuinely looks factory fresh.

Only six of these roadsters are made and this one is available at Collecting cars. The highest bid at the time of writing was £322,500 and just under an hour is left for building. We reckon this could become one of the bargains of the decade.

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Comments (12)

  • McLaren Mercedes McLaren Edition

    Sounds like they've done Ferraris naming strategy

      1 month ago
  • Dear Santa....

      1 month ago
  • Beautiful!

      1 month ago
  • You win - when and where will I find this?

      1 month ago
    • 1 month ago

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