Sunday, September 12, 2010
CMC 1/18 - 1952 MERCEDES 300SL DIECAST MODEL "CARRERA PANAMERICAN"
This is the 1952 Mercedes Benz 300 SL as driven to a 2nd place finish in the Carrera Pan-Americana by Hermann Lang. Impeccable detail inside and out, you will marvel at the intricate detailing of this classic race car. No detail has been omitted or overlooked, from the fully detailed engine to the real wire laced wheels, authentic interior and more! These are among the best quality available for vintage and historic cars. Great stuff for you 1:18 collectors! This version boasts an all new decoration process that has been developed by CMC. Limited numbered edition of just 3,000 pieces For the racing coach of Mercedes Benz - Alfred Neubaner - only one victory was missing, the CARRERA PANAMERICANA, a long distance race in Latin America. With four competition cars -the Germans Kling and Lang in coup?s, the American John Fitch and a German journalist named G?nther Molter in roadsters -together with a team of 35 service people the crew flew to Latin America in November 1952 to take on the grueling race. Kling would win the race and Lang would finish 2nd.