Mercedes-Benz 300 SLS (W 198). The vehicle is a special lightweight version of the 300 SL Roadster, two examples of which were produced in 1957 for the American sports car championship. Paul O´Shea won in Category D, having secured a significant lead over the competition. (Photo from the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014)

Mercedes-Benz 300 SLS (W 198). The vehicle is a special lightweight version of the 300 SL Roadster, two examples of which were produced in 1957 for the American sports car championship. Paul O´Shea won in Category D, having secured a significant lead over the competition. (Photo from the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014)