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  Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Competition Roadster
 

  Article 000 09/52 Specifications  
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Country of origin:Germany
Produced in:1952
Numbers built:10 (Coupe and Roadster)
Internal name:W194
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:June 11, 2008
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Chassis: 000 09/52
Chassis 09 was the penultimate 300 SL competition car built. Fitted with a Roadster body, it was entered in the 1952 Carrera Panamericana race for American John Fitch. He was running as high as fourth before an accident ended the race prematurely. It is shown above during the 2005 Quail, a Motorsport Gathering, where the Carrera Panamericana was celebrated. John Fitch was on hand to sign his biography.

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Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Competition Roadster

  Article 000 09/52 Specifications