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Mercedes-Benz SL Evolution

Mercedes-Benz SL Evolution



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Thursday 26th April 2012
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In 1950, as the German automotive industry began to recover from the horrors of World War II, Daimler-Benz made the decision to go back into motor racing. Rudolf Uhlenhaut a gifted engineer and driver, was the head of the passenger car research at the automaker and was also involved in their racing program during the '30s. He received the responsibility for the project and in a few months, he built a chassis, codenamed W194, which became the basis for the 300 SL...