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Auburn, IN, United States
DoneThu, Nov 20, 2008 5:00 PM GMT

2009 Mercedes McLaren SLR Roadster

The provenance of a singular vehicle, built to the exacting standards of Mercedes McLaren, the creators of world championship-winning Formula One racing cars, this SLR is the only one built for the United States. Legends are created by a combination of unrivalled performance, technological leadership and exclusivity. The Mercedes McLaren SLR Roadster follows the lineage of the Mercedes-Benz 900 SLR racing car, which triumphed at the 1955 Mille Miglia endurance race and forever imprinted this historic racing victory on the brand Mercedes-Benz. The Mercedes SLR McLaren Roadster underscores the racing tradition with its 206 mph top speed, 617 horsepower supercharged V-8 engine and carbon fiber body with scissor-type articulated doors. No other roadster on Earth combines this level of technology and performace - and no other SLR will match the singular model. The Mercedes McLaren SLR Roadster completes its limited production with this unique SLR Roadster. With carbon fiber bodywork finished in bespoke SLR Sienna Pearl metallic paint and composition Tobacco Brown leather interior, only one SLR in this combination is destined for the United States. This vehicle will be available in an exclusive online auction on November 20, 2008 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST. The vehicle's price is $529,500 with any and all funds raised above and beyond donated to St Jude Children's Research Hospital.