Extremely Rare Mercedes SLR MSO Edition Roadster Sells For Over $500k

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The McLaren Mercedes SLR was a car brought about by the two companies cooperating closely during the early days of 21st century Formula 1 racing. McLaren made the bodies of the race cars, Mercedes provided the dominant engines that powered them.

McLaren Edition SLR

The SLR was, oddly, a bit of the other way around, with McLaren only really providing the styling and carbon fiber work for the cars, while Mercedes built them. As well, Mercedes was responsible for the 5.4-liter supercharged V8 that pumped out 626 BHP, of which 120 was used just to power the supercharger.

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