Again within the early 2000s, many automotive producers had been going by means of a interval the place the demand for supercars and hypercars was spiking. Koenigsegg got here to be on this setting, Horatio Pagani launched the Zonda to many dropped jaws, and Mercedes and McLaren mixed to make the primary correct super-tourer of the brand new millennium, the Mercedes-McLaren SLR.
The SLR proved so widespread, with a mix of extraordinary consolation and insane efficiency that observe up editions had been launched, such because the SLR Roadster and the even-more-powerful 722 series.
Then, to cap off the automotive’s manufacturing, 75 special models named after the legendary Method 1 driver Stirling Moss had been made.
These had been brutally simplistic evolutions of the unique automotive, with no windshield, no folding high, simply two seats, a steering wheel, a protracted bonnet with a supercharged V8 hiding beneath and an exhaust note reminiscent of a World War II fighter.
In an extremely uncommon itemizing, one of many 75 vehicles was listed on RM Sotheby’s online-only “Open Roads, The European Summer” auction. It apparently didn’t discover a purchaser that will meet the reserve value, and so it has gone unsold
This automotive has had three house owners by means of personal gross sales to 1 one other, but has lower than 9,000 kilometers (slightly below 5,600 miles).
It was specified for supply in December 2009 to have antimony gray crystal paint paired with a sparse, however luxurious black leather-based inside. It additionally had the non-compulsory Silver Arrow 300 SL purple trim strains added to provide it that particular contact.
One of many rarest variations of an already pretty uncommon automotive, we are able to solely surprise what the reserve value was, and if anybody will meet it…