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The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Book

The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Book

Revised 70 Years Anniversary Edition

By (author) René Staud
By (author) Jürgen Lewandowski


Publishing 4th Apr 2022
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    • The completely revised bestseller by René Staud and Jürgen Lewandowski in a 70th Anniversary Edition
    • An inspiring and must-have treasure trove for all fans of the “sports car of the century”
    • Photographer René Staud and author Jürgen Lewandowski are synonymous with expertise of the highest calibre when it comes to automobiles
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    This iconic sports car, from the first Mercedes 300 SL to its latest successors, proves that technology can indeed evolve into art. And who better to showcase this procession of pioneering automobiles than René Staud, whose striking photographs will captivate any enthusiast. This book, based on Staud’s successful calendars, is an ode to an extraordinary vehicle whose spell stars such as Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra and Alfred Hitchcock have all fallen under. The elaborately orchestrated pictures show sleek curves and precision in every detail, conveying the passion for this breathtaking automobile. A photographic tribute to the “sports car of the century”, covering the 70-year history of the 300 SL racing car models from 1952 to the latest SL generation.

    Text in English, German and French.

    About the Author

    René Staud, the book’s photographer, is among the most sought-after automotive photographers and is widely regarded as one of the most innovative in the industry. His invention of the Magicflash® lighting system was not only a source of impetus for his art, it influenced studio photography in general. Seven volumes of his work have now been published by teNeues. With more than 80,000 copies sold, they are now classics in automotive literature.

    Author Jürgen Lewandowski was editor of the Automobile and Transportation section of the newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung for more than 20 years. He has written roughly 100 books on automobiles, including teNeues bestsellers The Ferrari Book – Passion for Design and The Porsche 911 Book.

    teNeues Books
    Publish date
    4th Apr 2022
    World excluding Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands
    340 mm x 275 mm
    256 Pages
    210 color
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