Great Race Car For Sale – 1972 Mercedes-Benz 350SLC

August 8, 2022

1972 Mercedes-Benz 350SLC – Euro Coupe – 3.5L V-8 for sale. Custom built to participate in navigational T(ime) S(peed) D(istance) road rally events. The car was prepared with the help of an ex-mechanic of the original East African Safari Rally. Subsequently, the car successfully in numerous navigational road rallies. It participated twice in the Great Race a highly competitive navigational road rally for vintage cars. Not a test of top speed event, it rather tests a driver/navigator’s ability to follow precise course instructions and the teams ability to endure a grueling one week, 3000mls cross-country jaunt. The car successfully finished the Great Race in 2017 (placed 37/120) and 2018 (placed 33/125), scoring numerous Aces (perfect time). Professionally built and maintained. Comfortable rally seats, belts, rollbar. Fast, safe, and comfortable incl. AC. Everything you need to compete, incl. Great Race specific Sawtooth analog clock, Timewise calibrated speedometer, and many spare parts. The car never had any mechanical failures. Unfortunately, after a short illness, the navigator passed away in 2019 and the driver/owner decided to retire the car. An entry deposit exists for the 2023 Great Race. A complete set of photos and videos can be found here: Asking price USD $29,000. Contact Harald von Langsdorff at [email protected].

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