Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé (diecast 1:18, CMC)

  • Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé (from 1955)
  • CMC
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • diecast
  • silver (brilliant finish)
  • Innenausstattung rot
  • M-076
  • unlimited
  • Perfect mint condition
  • Original package exists
  • Not for sale
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1955 designed the racing engineer Rudolf Uhlenhaut based on the 300 SLR coupé. Here Uhlenhaut sat the double doors in 1954 featured Mercedes 300 SL "Gullwing" a.
Contrary to multiple opinion it was not designed famous "Gullwing" -Mercedes 300SL from the "Uhlenhaut Coupe".

Eight-cylinder F1 engine with 3 liters capacity
300 hp
Top speed 290 km / h.

A comment:
This "Uhlenhaut Coupé" had twelve times the power of a former VW beetle with 25 PS and was at a maximum speed of 290 km / h fastest car street legal.
After Mercedes surprisingly withdrew from racing due to a tragic racing accident in 1955, the 300 SLR Coupe Uhlenhaut served as official cars for commuting to work. Obviously not just to the delight of his neighbors, who were each woken by extremely loud exhaust noises.

Only 2 pieces of this vehicle were built, both are still standing and are shown in the museum of Mercedes.

The model:
Uniquely built model of the renowned CMC.
From more than 1,800 parts , a model was designed that museum quality exhibits . The detailing of the engine is probably unique , even the smallest screws and connections have been duplicated. The maintenance cover of the exhaust pipe on the right side can be taken off , it holds by a small magnet . The two spare wheels in the trunk have different dimensions and adjust for the front resp . Rear axles .
The cockpit is covered with leather and fabric , the hinged side windows are movable etc ......

Author: Oldtimer

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