Just parked up on the lawn in front of the Mercedes stand! Read into the details of W194 number 7 and you quickly learn this exact car won LeMans.
Impressive! Of course, this tanker aero design hides a Super Light alloy spaceframe with giant structural sills. Escape was via the future-icon gullwing doors.
This car went on to race at the Nurburgring and as a timer in the Carrera Panamericana.
1952 Mercedes-Benz W194 Number 7
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