World Premier Of The Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss

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Old 12-19-2008, 01:04 PM
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Default World Premier Of The Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss

Full Press Release and High Res Photos after the jump.

http://emercedesbenz.com/Dec08/19_00...ling_Moss.html

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After battling nearly a foot of snow to get to work this morning I have finally arrived at my office, only to be greeted by the news that Mercedes has officially taken the wraps off a model that up until now has been known as the Mercedes-Benz SLR Speedster. It's new, official name is actually the Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss, and in case you haven't already guessed, it's modeled after the legendary driver Stirling Moss' Mille Miglia winning SLR 300.

In many ways, the SLR Stirling Moss is exactly what we expected. It lacks any form a roof or windscreen, allowing occupants to enjoy the unadulterated bliss of true open-air driving. But in addition to this open air construction, the SLR Stirling Moss' true artistry lies under the hood, for it is here that its supercharged 478 kW/650 hp V8 resides. Three-and-a-half seconds – that's how long it takes the SLR Stirling Moss to accelerate from a standstill to 62 miles per hour. Its top speed – 217.48 mph. No other series-production in existence can match this incredible of speed and open-air euphoria.
 
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Old 12-20-2008, 08:58 AM
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Default Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss Video Emerges

After celebrating its world premier yesterday, more content pertaining to the Mercedes-Benz SLR Stirling Moss has emerged, with a rather official looking video of the model making an appearance on YouTube. In the approximately minute-and-a-half clip, both the new SLR and the vehicle it was modeled after – Stirling Moss' SLR 300 – are on display, with the new SLR and its individual styling elements showcased from a number of different angles.

http://www.emercedesbenz.com/Dec08/2...o_Emerges.html


 
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