Friday, 30 November 2012

M/M Mercedes-Benz Supercars: From 1901 to Today

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Manner of Man Recommendation

Mercedes-Benz Supercars: From 1901 to Today 
by Thomas Wirth 

In this unique volume, Thomas Wirth explores the rich history of the Mercedes-Benz Supercars. The finest of all the Mercedes-Benz Supercars is presented with 285 images. Wirth clearly outlines what makes these particular German automobiles true icons of both technology and design. Starting with the 35 HP model of 1901 through the top-rank sports cars of the 1920s and 1930s, including the gullwing-door 300 SL and the legendary "Uhlenhaut Coupe" of the 1950s, straight through the C 111, with its Wankel engine, of the late 1960s, right up to the present-day SLS AMG.

In this well-written and illustrated history, influential changes in construction and design are outlined and 18 super sports cars are featured with highly informative text. This volume will serve you well as both a sports car collector and aid in your scholarship of Mercedes-Benz automotive history. Mercedes-Benz Supercars: From 1901 to Today is published by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.