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19How a Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing can ruin the best of intentions

Were we the proud owners of a Merededes-Benz 300SL, we imagine it would take a court order to pry us from the driver's seat. Even then, we couldn't promise we'd oblige the law. The team from Petrolicious seems to have found an owner who shares our frame of mind. The video below follows one SL owner as he departs for a quick run to the store to pick up some last-minute holiday items. Except, with a clear road ahead and a piece of vintage German engineering idling beneath him, the owner takes his

8Turning scrap metal into German classics is our kind of recycling program

There were plenty of curiosities to see art the Frankfurt Motor Show this year. City cars converted into beach buggies. Electric supercars. Exotics with trick folding roofs. Even a tuner Porsche crossover posing as a new vehicle. But few were as intriguing as what we found in one of the back halls of the Frankfurt Messe.

19Video: Mercedes SLS AMG and historic 300 SL revisit Mexico's La Carrera Panamericana

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG recreating the Carrera Panamericana – Click above to watch the video after the break

14Rumored Mercedes-Benz "Baby SLS" to be called SSK AMG, get its gullwings clipped?

2010 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG – Click above for high-res image gallery

10Spy Shots: Mercedes-Benz Gullwing

Thanks to the box-office success story that was Back To The Future, the De Lorean may be the most recognizable instance of the gull-wing door, but the most historically significant and the first model to truly popularize this unique portal was the Mercedes-Benz 300SL. Since then, the German automaker has continued experimenting with the gull-wing design, with the C111 and C112 concepts from the '60s and '70s. Apparently, the time has finally come for a return of the iconic design feature on a pr

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