Tubular space frame and gull-wing doors. The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL has made the jump from dream car of the 50s to the supercar of the century.
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Its technical details leave no doubt; the 300 SL has ist technological origins in motor sport. Years before ist series production ist direct forefathers, the 300 SL prototypes, dominated the long-distance racing circuits around the world. At the Mercedes-Benz museum, presenter Kilian Reichert takes a closer look at the gull-wing model in 60 seconds.