It was a record breaking super sports car. The experimental vehicle with the magic code C 111 stood up to every challenge between 1969 and 1979.

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Painted in a contemporary orange, the C 111 was a seventies child. It was a tester of a Wankel engine, a turbo-diesel engine and an internal combustion engine but it did not go tot he salesrooms, instead it found ist way into the Guiness book of world records. In 1978, it clearly demonstrated the efficiency oft he turbo-diesel engine by winning 9 world records.

Source: Mercedes-Benz.tv