For the past few years, Clarion Builds has restored some pretty sweet cars. The audio company wanted to build show cars that weren't just fiberglass monstrosities. Yes, the cars serve a marketing purpose, but, as shown with its 1991 Acura NSX, they're also a blast to drive. A teaser for the company's fourth car — a Mercedes-Benz SLC — was revealed last week. The car will make its full debut in April.

The Mercedes-Benz SLC uses the chassis code C107. It was sold from 1971 until 1981 and was a coupe version of the R107 Mercedes-Benz SL convertible, hence the name SLC. Aside from the SL65 AMG Black Series, the C107 is the only Mercedes coupe based on a convertible and not a sedan. A variety of six and eight-cylinder engines were available. Though we don't know what rests under the hood of this car, eight-cylinders would be a good bet.

Based on the video, expect the SLC to follow more in line with Clarion Builds' BMW 2002 and 850Ci. That means a relatively stock appearance with an upgraded interior, a warmed-over engine and of course an upgraded stereo. Then again, the team at Clarion could go hog wild and make a modern version of the SLC rally car from the late '70s. Either way, we hope they ditch the terrible U.S.-spec crash bumpers in favor of the clean Euro look.

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