Mercedes-Benz 300 SL was originally the official public designation of structurally similar passenger cars of the W194 (racing two-seater) and W198 (road car) projects developed in the 1950s, equipped with a 3-liter gasoline engine and became the progenitors of the so-called SL-class in the Mercedes passenger car line. In the future, the 300SL index was applied to any modifications of various generations of the SL-class.
0-60 mph: 8.2 seconds
Top speed: 237 kph / 147 mph
Maximum power: 215 metric horsepower (212 brake horsepower / 158 kilowatts)