Thousand Miles: Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing
Being the fastest and most advanced road car of its time with innovation from motorsport. It's the ideal car for a road race that demonstrate its speed and endurance such as the 1955 Mille Miglia.
Wearing the number of the time the 1955 Mille Miglia race in Italy began of 4:17am. The 300 SL piloted by American driver John Fitch completed the 1,597 km round trip from Brescia to Rome in 11 hours, 29 minutes and 21 seconds. Finishing fifth overall and first in its class of the production sports cars and unexpectedly beating several purpose built prototypes in the race.
It's the ultimate road car of its time that possessed the heart of a racer.