Mercedes-Benz W196 SLR Children's Car
Lot 31
Mercedes-Benz W196 SLR Children's Car
Sold for US$ 11,875 inc. premium

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Mercedes-Benz W196 SLR Children's Car

Hand made in the United Kingdom by Half Scale Cars, this splendid little car is based on the victorious 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR driven by Sir Stirling Moss at the Mille Miglia. This miniature recreation features the same Silver Metallic exterior with the bold "722" numbers designating the cars departure time at the event. All the chrome work was completed in solid cast brass. Inside the fully trimmed interior, leather, plaid seats, and an aluminum steering wheel further the authenticity.

A fiberglass body fits atop a full steel chassis, and a 140-Watt electric motor is able to propel the little car in ideal conditions to 7mph for 7miles. Steels wheel on pneumatic tires provide the car with a more realistic look and soft ride. Drum brakes, working lights, horn, and a key start round out the functional features while a opening bonnet and boot offer the user minor storage for their extended journeys on the winding Italian roads.
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