How Mercedes-Benz found two classic 300SL Gullwing “twins”

The 24th Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is a magical place to hear about the illustrious histories of incredible cars, and the “twin” 1954 300SL Gullwings that the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center displayed was no exception. The vehicles bear successive chassis numbers, and No. 43 is a homegrown hero to the Jacksonville, Fla., car show. “We found this right […]

Design For Life Part III: McLaren’s Robert Melville

The word “shrink-wrapped” is usually employed in the more quotidian nooks and crannies of industry and commerce, so the fact that it’s a design buzz-word in the hallowed production centre of one of the sexiest car marques on the planet packs no little irony. “It’s one of our design principles,” explains Melville, who previously worked […]

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