The Automotive Museum in Malaga will host next March the international presentation of the Mercedes SL 500 and SL 325 of the German company.
During this time the facilities located in Tabacalera will host body and chassis of these models of Mercedes Benz, in addition to being the stage where are held press conferences for more than 600 journalists from around the world.
Those who approach the Automotive Museum in Malaga will enjoy a historical tour of the car in which Mercedes Benz takes centere stage through two representative models of the collection: Mercedes Benz 540K and Mercedes Gullwing.
The first,from 1937, has an eight-cylinder engine and supercharger compressor of 5.4 cc. The K is just an abbreviation for Kompressor, which is activated by pressing the accelerator and propelles the car to 170 mph, “making this design not only a marvel of technology and elegance, but also a symbol of power. ”
As reported from the museum, 447 copies were built, all unique. The value of the latest model of Mercedes 540K sold was around eight million dolars.
For its part, the gull wings, from 1956, has a six-cylinder engine and 240 horsepower. It became the first super-sports car in history, surpassing the expectations for his technique and the unique beauty of its design, with vertically opening doors. It successfully participated in the big races like the Mille Miglia, Le Mans, Nürburgring and Mexico’s Panamerican.
For further information, visit the web-page of the Automobile Museum