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Article Looks like heaven goes like hell
Publication Classic Cars January 2008
Looks like heaven goes like hell - In 1945, German factories were rubble, just ten years later, the extraordinary - and occasionally frightening - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing burst on the scene, and is still other-worldly more than 50 years on.  Meet the widow-maker.
Article Choose your Mercedes SL
Publication Classic Cars March 2007
Choose your Mercedes SL - Top-down, it's a summer roadster.  Hood-up, it's a winter coupe.  But which generation of Mercedes SL suits you and your budget best for stylish fun all year round?
Article 20 great classics do battle
Publication Classic Cars November 2005
20 great classics do battle - There's never been a showdown like this before.  20 of the most popular classics of all time go head to head at the Classic Cars test track.  How does your favourite fare?
Article Classic Cars July 2001 pg 60
Publication Classic Cars July 2001
Driving Mercedes' 300SL racing car with John Surtees. The former World Champion shares his expertise in the ex-Mille Miglia car.
Article Classic Cars July 2001 pg 54
Publication Classic Cars July 2001
Mercedes Gullwing 300 SL. Insight into Mercedes' most glamorous car.
Article 155 mph - Mercedes-Benz 300SL vs Jaguar XKSS vs Ferrari 250TR.
Publication Octane September 2010
155 mph - Mercedes-Benz 300SL vs Jaguar XKSS vs Ferrari 250TR - They were among the fastest cars you could buy in the 1950s, suitable for competition or fast road use.  But which of these 155mph supercars offers the greatest all-round driving satisfaction half a century later?
Article Buyer's guide - Gullwing & Roadster Mercedes 300SL
Publication Octane June 2007
Buyer's guide - Gullwing & Roadster Mercedes 300SL - As tough as they're legendary, the 300SL of the 1950s and '60s have seen significant increases in value recently and are one of the safest classics in which to invest your cash.
Article Buying Power - Mercedes-Benz 300SL 'Gullwing'
Publication Classic Car Weekly 27 April 2006
Buying Power - Mercedes-Benz 300SL 'Gullwing' - Yes, CCW really is doing a buyers guide on possibly the most desirable classic car of all time.  Just don't bother looking for one in our Under A Grand section, says RICHARD GUNN.
Article Angels of the South
Publication Classic & Sports Car November 2005
Angels of the South - The BMW 507 took a forecourt battering from Merc's rival 300SL roadster when new.  Almost 50 years on, can Munich's most vaunted redress the balance in the battle of the ultimate '50s supercruisers?  Martin Buckley decides.
Article Put through the Mille
Publication Octane August 2005
Put through the Mille - In theory today’s Mille Miglia is a regularity event, run to strict speed limits.  The reality is rather different, especially when you’re driving a Merc 300SL.
Article A Wing....and a Prayer - Mercedes 300SL
Publication Octane June 2004
A Wing....and a Prayer - Mercedes 300SL - Still recovering from the devastation of the Second World War, Mercedes gambled on turning their big 300S racer into a sports car.  Industrial pride spawned the 300SL Gullwing and Roadster.
Article MotorSport March 2003 pg 54
Publication MotorSport March 2003
The Gull of Mexico. It was one of the most brutal races ever, yet Mercedes conquered the Carrera Panamericana with a car of stealth, grace and precision. Fifty years after its momentous triumph, Andrew Frankel Drives it - and is impressed.
Article Classics December 2002 pg 36
Publication Classics December 2002
Spotter's Guide. Roadsters Revealed. In its 18 years on sale, the W107-series Mercedes-Benz SL went through a series of changes and developments. Andrew Noakes explains how to spot the differences.
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