When it comes about a car you love, you might understand why someone will pay almost $1 million for it, but when you pay this amount of money for a F1 license plate... well, you might have reasons not to agree with the guy! But who am I to tell people what to do with their money, right?
The man who did this is the businessman Afzal Kahn (Kahn Design owner) who paid this week-end £330,000 plus VAT (meaning £440,000 or $880,000) for a F1 license plate, Britain’s most expensive registration.
Previous record was £331,000 for M1, sold by auctioneers Bonhams in July 2006.
Looks like supercars also have problems! The 2007 SLR McLaren is going to be recalled because the windshields were not installed correctly. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the recall involves only three vehicles.
Mercedes-Benz’ SLR McLaren 722 GT, available exclusively at RENNtech. While Mercedes’ ultra-exclusive SLR McLaren 722 GT track car has been making rounds in the motoring press for several weeks now, a few key questions remained unanswered - including "How much?" and "Where can I get one?"
Is it possible to make a Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Roadster even more exclusive and individual? BRABUS proves that the topless Mercedes supercar can be made even sportier and more exciting with its sophisticated customization program.
The limited-edition SLR 722 is now available on eBay at a price of $550,000. Limited to only 24 units, the 2007 Mercedes SLR 722 is powered by a supercharged AMG V8 with 650 hp and hits a top speed of 337 km/h.
The C63 AMG and SLR Roadster celebrate their North American debut at the Los Angeles Automobile Show, open to the public November 16 – 25, 2007. The new C63 AMG sedan is powered by a 6.3-liter normally aspirated V8 that produces 451 horsepower and 443 lb. ft. of torque.
Since 1989, RENNtech has been producing some of the most powerful and refined performance cars on the market. Recognized as one of the world’s premier tuning firms and America’s foremost authority on Mercedes Benz, Hartmut Feyhl (president of RENNtech and ex-technical director at AMG North America) is also an avid kart enthusiast.
Following repeated requests by motor racing enthusiasts among the SLR. CLUB members, the British motor racing specialists RML Group (Ray Mallock Ltd) have developed the new SLR 722 GT. This puristic super-sportscar is designed exclusively for the racetrack, has no approval for on-road use and will take part in the SLR. CLUB Trophy, a competition series forming part of the SLR. CLUB racetrack programme in Europe.
No, this video won’t present you the crash of a 722 Edition SLR, just the proof that the number of the German supercars has been reduced by one. This means that there are only 149 units in the wild (if this is the only one crashed...) Too bad!