Mercedes SLS and 300 SL Gullwing: the CAR video | CAR Magazine

CAR video | Mercedes SLS (2010) | Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing (1954)

Published: 09 June 2010 Updated: 01 February 2015

See the new Mercedes SLS supercar being driven back to back with the original Merc Gullwing, 1954’s 300 SL, in CAR’s new video road test. CAR’s assistant editor Chris Chilton is at the wheel for this Merc twin test spanning 55 years of sports cars.

Chris drives the new and old Gullwings at the Mercedes test facility at Brooklands, UK. Watch the full video in our player above.

Don’t forget the June 2010 issue of CAR Magazine is fronted by a special Supercar World Cup package – led by an exclusive eight-page twin test of the Mercedes SLS and Lexus LF-A, two of the year’s most exciting supercars.

By Tim Pollard

Group digital editorial director, car news magnet, crafter of words