Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing
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YOUR MODEL'S FEATURES AND FUNCTIONS
Decked out in its classic livery of cool silver and sumptuous red, your Mercedes model has been faithfully reproduced at 1:8 scale, based on an original 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL coupé. From the spectacular gullwings to the smallest speedometer, every feature has been replicated in realistic detail, with a wealth of authentic functions and accessories. Open the trunk and pack the deluxe suitcase, toggle the steering wheel, switch on the lights and take off...
EXPLORE YOUR MODEL
INSIDE AND OUT
Fold down the retractable steering wheel to inspect the detailed dashboard dials and driving controls.
Turn on the bright headlights from the driver’s seat. You can also activate the red brake lights by pressing the brake pedal.
Your model comes with the deluxe, tailor-made suitcase that was originally designed by Karl Baisch to fit snuggly at the rear of the 300 SL.
The front wheels turn left and right up to 15 degrees. You can control the wheels from the driver’s steering wheel.
Your model’s windows have been meticulously designed in moulded ABS to swivel open, just like the original 300 SL’s.
SPARE WHEEL AND JACK
Store your spare wheel and jack in the trunk. The tyre is an accurate scale replica of the Dunlop- R5 with the same
BUILDING YOUR 300SL MODEL
Watch your model take shape week by week as you fit each new model part into place. You’ll be guided through each stage with step-by-step instructions and color-coded 3D illustrations. To see how easily the parts slot into place, watch the video step-by-steps.
INSIDE YOUR MAGAZINE
Your photo-filled magazine provides all you need to build your own uniquely authentic 300 SL replica, while also exploring every aspect of the world’s first supercar. Experience the drama of the track, check out the high-tech breakthroughs, follow the racing superstars, and discover the latest stories behind the trail-blazing marque, voted "sports car of the century" in 1999.
Superfast and supersleek, the ground-breaking 300 SL set a trend in high-tech design for all future supercars.
Start building your own authentic replica of the world-beating 300 SL. You’ll be guided through each stage with color-coded images.
Lightweight and aerodynamic, the 300 SL won plaudits on the tracks at the outset of its stellar sporting career.
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