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Mercedes-Benz's Gullwings

Comparing 1955 to 2011.
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The 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing is one of the prettiest cars ever built, and while some think the new 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is better, some think it is a poor representation of the classic Benz racecar design from the '50s.

Putting these two vehicles in a room is a great way to compare them, and Ian Merritt's amazing photographs reveal the beauties these cars posses.

Here are a few, but take a peek at them all here.


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1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing (left), 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG (right).

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2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG (left), 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing (right).

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Mercedes-Benz horizontal logo (in B&W).

LINKS
Mercedes-Benz   Official site
Mercedes-Benz AMG   Official site.
Mercedes-Benz AMG Black Series   Official site.
Mercedes-Benz Museum   Official site.
 
 
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