Filed under: Luxury Cars & Autos
Chrome has its place on the automobile, arguably more than anywhere else. But within reason, we'd assert. Yet owners of Mercedes-Benz automobiles – the top-shelf performance models, especially – have exhibited a unique tenacity for covering their entire cars in the stuff. Whether it's the Mercedes-powered McLaren grand prix cars or the SLRs in Dubai, chrome seems to have a unique way of spreading across the German vehicles. And the latest comes straight from the Father Land itself.
A promotional tool for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, this latest SLS GT3 race car was dipped in the shiny stuff and put on display at the recent German Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring, "mirroring" the finish on the foundation's sponsored DTM C-Class touring car. The organization, supported by Mercedes-Benz, promotes athletics as a solution for youth issues.