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Old 08-18-2000, 07:44 AM
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Steve talked about the C111. I remember this car in Benz commercials in the late seventies to early eighties time period.

It was awesome standing next to this car in the MB Museum. I wore my wife out telling her what I knew about the car.

Sitting in front of the C111 is a streamliner that holds the world record for top speed on a public road. I can't remember the speed, I think it was something like 300MPH and was set on the AutoBahn south of Frankfurt many years ago. When I lived in Germany 30 years ago, I remember that stretch of AutoBahn being as rough as a cornfield. I wish I had paid more attention to the exact AutoBahn stretch and the year. I guess I'll have to do some research.

But I agree with Steve, I'll bet that turbo glowed.

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