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The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster: A Testament to German Engineering and Innovation

The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster is a two-seat sports car that was produced by Mercedes-Benz from 1957 to 1963. Its three-liter overhead camshaft straight-six engine's power output was significantly increased thanks to a mechanical direct fuel injection system that was installed.

The Mercedes M198 engine with high compression was used in the 300 SL Roadster. The 240 horsepower produced by its 3.0L inline six engine was transmitted to the rear wheels via a 4-speed manual transmission.

The car's low waistline and large, curved greenhouse windows gave it the appearance of a convertible even with the hardtop installed.

The gull-wing doors that made the automobile so recognizable were kept, but unlike the coupé, they could not be opened when the windows were rolled up. The tilt-back feature on the roadster's doors made entry and exit easier.

1,858 units of the Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster were produced before it was discontinued in 1963.

This magnificent 300 SL Roadster is shown off in the incredibly appealing, historically accurate color scheme of White over Red Leather with a Contrasting Black Cloth Top, and a pair of Chrome Disc Wheels with Color-Matched Hubs.

Over 60 years after its initial release, the 300 SL Roadster is still regarded as the pinnacle of its era's sports cars. It is an engineering and design masterpiece that provides a truly sublime driving experience.

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