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1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR sold for 135-million

A 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR ‘Uhlenhaut Coupé' has become the world's most expensive car when it was sold for a whopping 135,000,000 (yes 135-million euros!) by RM Sothebys this week The car is a cornerstone in the history of Mercedes-Benz chronology, second of two adaptations of the race-built 300 SLR made in coupé form by designer, Rudolf Uhlenhaut, earning this car its 300 SLR ‘Uhlenhaut Coupé’ moniker. The car is described as 'a masterpiece of innovative 1950s motorsport engineering and technology Comfortably the fastest road-going car in the world when new, capable of reaching speeds of up to 290 km/h.' It was restored by the acclaimed technician and race preparation...
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