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Offline mondi

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What's the go here, I was under the impression that this was a concept???

But as there is a test mule(as they say), will it be a production car?







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Remember that strange Mercedes-Benz "SLR Speedster" prototype spied in recent months? Well, it turns out it's actually called the McLaren SLR Stirling Moss. The exotic model -- which, in typical speedster fashion has no windscreen -- will be on display at the Detroit auto show next month for all to see.

By Drew Johnson
Source: http://www.leftlanenews.com/mercedes-benz-slr-stirling-moss.html

Powered by the same 650 horsepower supercharged V8 as the regular SLR 722, the car is constructed almost entirely of carbon fiber, making it good for a zero to 60 time of just 3.5 seconds, and a zero to 186 mph sprint of 26 seconds. Capable of achieving 217 mph, the Stirling Moss has vertical doors, a deployable air brake, and a manually operated tonneau cover that can cover the entire cabin, or just the passenger side.

The special edition car is the last model to come out of the Mercedes-McLaren partnership, which is all but over. With the SLR about to be discontinued, the Stirling Moss model will allow the nameplate to go out with a bang. Think of it as one final hurrah for the SLR before it's succeeded by the all-new SLC. So Pricing is expected to be in excess of 750,000, and production will be limited to just 75 units.

The vehicle is named in honor of Sir Stirling Craufurd Moss, 79, a retired racing driver who competed for Mercedes-Benz, Maserati, and Lotus, among others.
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That's the one I spotted in London last year, or is this something new again?

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That's the one I spotted in London last year, or is this something new again?

Nah its the same hideous thing
Batti il ferro quando caldo.
Strike when the iron is hot.



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That's the one I spotted in London last year, or is this something new again?

That article is about 2 years old (it's recently been updated to include "live" images).  The SLR Stirling Moss was unveiled at the 2009 Detroit auto show.  75 cars will be made.  They've been spotted all over Europe and London over the past year.



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That article is about 2 years old (it's recently been updated to include "live" images).

I'm not really sure what happened - it turned up in my breaking news feed, bizarre - fail. :?




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