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Schuco Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Flügeltürer, beige, 1:43

Schuco Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Flügeltürer, beige, 1:43

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MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SL Flügeltürer, Beige


The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (chassis code W 198) is a two-seat sports car that was produced by Mercedes-Benz from 1954 to 1957 as a gullwinged coupé and from 1957 to 1963 as a roadster. The 300 SL traces its origins to the company's 1952 racing car, the W194, and was equipped with a mechanical direct fuel injection system that significantly increased the power output of its three-liter overhead camshaft straight-six engine. The 300 SL was capable of reaching speeds of up to 263 km/h (163 mph), earning it a reputation as a sports car racing champion and making it the fastest production car of its time. The car's iconic gullwing doors and innovative lightweight tubular-frame construction contributed to its status as a ground-breaking and highly influential automobile. The name "SL" is an abbreviation of the German term "super-leicht", meaning "super-light". a reference to the car's racing-bred lightweight construction.

The 300 SL traces its origin to a racing sports car, the Mercedes-Benz W194. For this purpose, Daimler-Benz decided to race in 1951 and built a sports car. As a result, Mercedes' largest engine was developed: the M186, shared by the 300 "Adenauer" saloon (W186) and the luxury 300 S two-seat tourer (W188).

The Mercedes-Benz M198 engine is a water-cooled 3.0 L, 182.8 cu in, 2,996 cc overhead cam straight six. Like the racing Mercedes-Benz M194, the 300 SL borrowed the basic two-valves-per-cylinder M186 engine from the regular four-door 300 (W186 "Adenauer") luxury touring car introduced in 1951.

In mid-1956, sales had begun to fall, and the board decided to show a convertible version at the Geneva show in March and convert the factory to a roadster version in May 1957 to serve the California market.

The 300 SL Roadster, with conventional doors, was first exhibited at the Geneva Salon in May 1957. The production of an open 300 SL involved redesigning the cockpit with lower sills for improved access. An optional hardtop became available in September 1958.

The 300 SL's first race was the 1952 Mille Miglia. The 1,564-kilometre (972 mi) race was from Brescia to Rome and back, pitting Karl Kling's 300 SL against Giovanni Bracco's new 3-liter V-12 Ferrari. Bracco won by four minutes and 32 seconds, and Kling finished second. 

Three new cars were built for the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in June. The engines were detuned for the long race to 166 bhp, and the fuel-tank filler rose above the rear window. The team brought an experimental spare car with a rooftop air brake which folded flat until the driver activated it. The unusual brake design unnerved the other drivers. The brake was effective; at 100 mph it could exert a deceleration of up to 0.2 g, but it also weakened the supporting pylons. The cars used more tires than expected, and Kling and Hans Klenk were forced out of the race by a generator failure. Lang and Riess won the race with an average speed of 155.574 kilometres per hour (96.669 mph), and Theo Helfrich and Helmut Niedermayr placed second.

Werner Engel won the 1955 European Rally Championship in a 300 SLStirling Moss won the overall title at the 1955 Mille Miglia in a 300 SLR racing car, and John Fitch won his class in a production 300 SL coupe. The marathon Liege-Rome-Liege rally was won in 1955 by Olivier Gendebien, and in 1956 by Willy Mairesse. A 300 SL won the Sports Car Club of America Class D championship from 1955 to 1957.

Amongst the most notable owners of the legendary 300SL were Juan Manuel Fangio, the Argentine F1 driver who dominated the sport in its early decades; Luigi Chinetti, who raced in 12 consecutive Le Mans races, winning three of them. 300 SL had a huge fan following in the acting industry as well, with cars being owned by the likes of Tony Curtis, Sophia Loren, Clarke Gable and Glen Ford.

The 300 SL was voted the "sports car of the century" in 1999.

A red 300SL was featured in the 2022 film Uncharted, owned by villain Santiago Moncada (Antonio Banderas). The car ended up being driven out of an airplane into the ocean.

Product information
It is the ultimate German dream car of the economic miracle years - the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL, also known as the Gullwing. Originally planned purely as a racing sports car for circuits like Le Mans or the Targa Florio, the road version of the 300 SL very quickly became the dream car of many motoring enthusiasts. Schuco presents the die-cast Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing in 1:43 scale. As is expected of Schuco models, a number of key features have been reproduced exactly with the greatest attention to detail.

Product Specification :
Colour : Beige
Manufacturer : Schuco
Scale : 1/43

Packed: 15cm x 7cm x 7cm ( L x W x H )
Unpacked: 11cm x 4.5cm x 3cm ( L x W x H )
Excludes shipping carton

The item comes in an Acrylic case and a Paper Sleave
Age: 14+ Years Adult Collectible Diecast Model

Product details
Period: Historic
Material: Zinc Diecast
Model brand: Mercedes-Benz

Limited Edition: 750 pcs Worldwide

Article number: 450260300
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