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Return to Glory! The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Racing Car

Return to Glory! The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Racing Car


Limited Edition of 1500 Copies

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Return to Glory! The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Racing Car
144 pages
b&w and some color photos
Hard cover
26 x 26 cm
0,988 kg
English

**** Limited Edition of 1500 Copies ****


This book chronicles the development and racing career of a car regarded as the ultimate example of the purebred sports car of the 20th century and the epitome of functional beauty and extraordinary performance: the 1952 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL. Taking second place at its 1952 Mille Miglia debut, it went on to win every one of its races that season. Dramatic photos, vivid descriptions, and dramatic recollections from the drivers ensures this book will be a joy to read and enjoy for years to come.

* Describes how Mercedes-Benz returned to racing in 1952
* Complete details of the 300 SL's design and development
* Graphically portrays the victories of the 300 SL in 1952
* Reveals Alfred Neubauer's world-class leadership and strategy skills
* Highlights the climactic Mercedes-Ferrari battle in the 1952 Carrera Panamericana
* Full details of the historic racing season of 1952
* Includes the full story of the first Mercedes-Benz victory at Le Mans
* Provides details of Fangio's first race for Mercedes-Benz
* A treasure trove of evocative historic photographs with informative captions
* Dramatically concludes by graphically celebrating the oldest surviving 300 SL's restoration