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2 Books Limited Edition - Mercedes-Benz Racing Car 300 SL & W196R - 2015 (2 items)

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Mint Condition - 26 x 26 cm

Qualification: Original/official
No. of items: 2
Type of Object: 2 Books Limited Edition
Brand/Model or Title: Mercedes-Benz Racing Car 300 SL & W196R
Condition: Mint Condition
Year (youngest object): 2015

Book 1

Two Summers - The Mercedes-Benz W196R Racing Car
192 pages
Hard cover
26 x 26 cm
English


**** Limited Edition of 1500 Copies ****


This book explores the Mercedes-Benz W196R's historic roots, development, and racing. Also its triumphs, struggles and disappointments, as well as the spirited challenges from Maserati, Ferrari, Gordini and Lancia. Accompanying the text are hundreds of photos sourced from the legendary Daimler Archives, as well as stunning new artwork.

* Details the designing and developing of the W196R
* A tribute to Karl Kling's contributions to the development and testing of the W196R
* Explores the design and features of the W196R's 8-cylinder engine
* Details Alfred Neubauer's successful signing of Juan Fangio and Stirling Moss
* Includes the full story of the W196 victory of the in its debut race - the 1954 French Grand Prix
* Dramatically captures the exciting press debut of the W196R in 1954
* A portrait of the skill and courage of legendary Grand Prix drivers
* Complete results of all Grand Prix races in 1954 and 1955
* Includes a balanced review of the W196R's defeat in the 1954 British Grand Prix

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Book 2

Return to Glory! The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Racing Car
144 pages
Hard cover
26 x 26 cm
English


**** Limited Edition of 1500 Copies ****


This book chronicles the development and racing career of a car regarded as the ultimate example of the purebred sports car of the 20th century and the epitome of functional beauty and extraordinary performance: the 1952 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL. Taking second place at its 1952 Mille Miglia debut, it went on to win every one of its races that season. Dramatic photos, vivid descriptions, and dramatic recollections from the drivers ensures this book will be a joy to read and enjoy for years to come.

* Describes how Mercedes-Benz returned to racing in 1952
* Complete details of the 300 SL's design and development
* Graphically portrays the victories of the 300 SL in 1952
* Reveals Alfred Neubauer's world-class leadership and strategy skills
* Highlights the climactic Mercedes-Ferrari battle in the 1952 Carrera Panamericana
* Full details of the historic racing season of 1952
* Includes the full story of the first Mercedes-Benz victory at Le Mans
* Provides details of Fangio's first race for Mercedes-Benz
* A treasure trove of evocative historic photographs with informative captions
* Dramatically concludes by graphically celebrating the oldest surviving 300 SL's restoration

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