#3 Mercedes-Benz W196R “Silver Arrow”

Image

This car was sold at the Boham’s 20th-Anniversary “Festival of Speed” in Goodwood, England for a record number of $31 million.The car auctioned had belonged to Juan Manuel Fangio (F1 legend who won the World Championship of Drivers five times – record which was not broken for 46 years).  Only 14 of these cars were ever built and 10 exist today. Out of those 10 cars, 6 are own by Mercedes-Benz.  The Mercedes-Benz W196R “Silver Arrow” was designed by Rudolf Uhlenhaut, it was  the first fuel-injected car and it produced 595 bhp.

Advertisements
Tagged , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: