March 12: Mercedes returns to racing with the 300 SL on this date in 1952

It was seven years after World War II before Mercedes-Benz returned to motorsports, but when it did, it brought forth one of the world’s most iconic sports cars. Using a then-revolutionary tube frame to reduce weight, the 300 SL (the SL stood for “sport light”) revealed to the press on this date in 1952 had […]
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