Frankfurt Auto Show: Mercedes-Benz Rekordwagen C111-IID

Wandering around what we seem to remember as the basement of the Frankfurt Auto Show revealed this Mercedes C111 Rekordwagen. The five-cylinder diesel propelled this C111-IID research vehicle to an average speed of 252 km/hr at the test track at Nardo, Italy. The crew set a total of 16 world records in the process.… » 9/18/07 1:49pm 9/18/07 1:49pm