THIS CAR MATTERS: 1954 Mercedes-Benz Type 300 SL (198 040 4500003)

April 14, 2015

Meet the latest addition to the National Historic Vehicle Register—the first factory-produced Mercedes-Benz Type 300 SL. An iconic two-door coupe with distinct gullwing doors, this particular Mercedes was also the first 300 SL sold in the United States. Current owner, Dennis Nicotra, talks more about the incredible history of this storied classic.
For its THIS CAR MATTERS movement, the Historic Vehicle Association is asking people to share their stories about special vehicles—ones that helped to shape their lives and communities ...
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