Below you will see the Mercedes Benz Vision SLR, not once, but twice. I was, and am, enamored of the concept SLR- so enamored that I bought it in both coupe and roadster form. The car was inspired by the Age of the Silver Arrow. the long engine bay held the 5.5L V8 with a 0-60 of 4.2 seconds.
The 1/18 models here are from Maisto, with the only real differences being the wheels and the interior trim color. Press me all you want, I cant make up my mind whether I prefer the natural leather, or the grey- nor can I decide on the wheels.
The concept is from 1999 and the diecasts came out around 2001. 15-17 yrs later, they still look sharp and impressive. In a future episode, I’ll review the SLA Vision from the same period.