It was a sight to behold on June 10 when 24 classic Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gull Wings and 14 300 SL Roadsters gathered at Fort Point Park overlooking the famed Golden Gate Bridge.
The occasion was the 50th anniversary of the Gull Wing Group, founded in 1961 by like-minded Gull Wing owners to celebrate one of the most iconic sports cars ever built.
24 classic Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gull Wings and 14 300 SL Roadsters gathered at Fort Point Park
Fort Point was built by U.S. Army Engineers during the peak of the Gold Rush between 1853 and 1861, as a defense system to protect San Francisco against naval attack.
In honor of the milestone, Mercedes-Benz USA donated 125 educational scholarships to local children.
What the kinds really wanted however was a ride in one of these babies….
- Posted June 21, 2011
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