107 Mercedes 450 SportLine | 0-60 in 4.0 Sec | 294 BHP
Signal Red / Bucket Seats, Roll Cage
Before the paint had barely dried on our road going SportLine 300SL prototype, SportLine Racer plans were being hatched.
So we took all of the lessons learnt with the SportLine build and applied them to a USA spec 450SL. By adding a manual gearbox and removing the restrictive exhaust system, we were able to extract a raw track beast from this sedate grand tourer. Then, the improved suspension geometry from the 300SL SportLine was tweaked for the extra weight of a V8 engine and combined with racing components to give the desired ride and handling.
The end result is truly exhilarating, a tremendously exciting proposition. Our SportLine R is fited with racing seats, harnesses and a roll cage and is compliant with most forms of classic motor racing.