Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR 1955 Mille Miglia #658 CMC 1:18
The annual Mille Miglia was a legendary road race through Italy, a punishing 1,000 mile endurance test for man and machine alike. It was the race that every auto maker in the world wanted to win to prove how superior its cars were. In 1955, Mercedes-Benz had high hopes for this race, as they debuted their 300 SLR, the was most advanced race car of its time. At 6:58 in the morning of May 1st, the first of the four Mercedes-Benz cars commenced the race, with driver Juan Manuel Fangio at the wheel. Thanks to his tenacity and exceptional dexterity he crossed the finish line 32 minutes after winning champion Mercedes-Benz driver Stirling Moss.
As an exact replica of the original, the CMC Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Mille Miglia #658 is synonymous with epic racing and outstanding performance. This limited edition of 2,000 units is a noteworthy keepsake for any motorsports aficionado.