2015 Mercedes-Benz SL Special Edition "Mille Miglia 417"




Mercedes-Benz is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the victory of a 300 SL in class the production sports car in the Mille Miglia in 1955 with an exceptional special edition of the SL roadster. It reminds not only by his naming of the unexpected triumph. The SL Special Edition "Mille Miglia 417" than to have SL 400 and SL 500 as. The surcharge for special equipment, which gives the SL roadster a special flair, is 14 800 euros for the SL 400, the SL 500 are 12 800 euros to beech (net). The special edition can be ordered from 7 April. The SL Edition Mille Miglia 417 requires, among other points of view with red accents on the exterior and the interior.

The SL with the number 417 had taken the race in 1955 near the famous Mille Miglia at 4:17 clock. After eleven hours, 29 minutes and 21 seconds, he had than 1597 kilometers across public roads leading route from Brescia to Rome and back mastered. Controlled by the American privateer John Fitch, with the assistance of his co-driver Kurt Gessl he crossed in fifth place overall and the winner of the series sports cars cheered the finish line and left numerous racing prototypes behind. Also, the second and third place in this class occupied standard 300 SL.

The six-cylinder engine in the SL 400 Mille Miglia 417 delivers 245 kW / 333 hp, the eight-cylinder engine in the SL 500 comes to 335 kW / 455 hp. Provide a standard curve dynamics Wizard and an adaptive variable damping and, in particular, which is available as an option on Active Body Control ABC Sports lateral dynamics with a high level of comfort.

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