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floyd111

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moment of bliss
« on: 22 April 2020, 03:22 AM »
A much lesser known model from the famous Fracassi Trossi that was restored in all it's glory. How cool was this Trossi SSK? I have not been able to find a surviving model.

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Re: moment of bliss
« Reply #1 on: 22 April 2020, 08:37 AM »
Could you just imagine motoring around the countryside in one of those? Even if the suspension was not that great it must of been magnificent. The sound of the engine!  I read that most all of the early MB road beasts were only affordable to the very rich.
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Re: moment of bliss
« Reply #2 on: 22 April 2020, 09:07 AM »
I've easily spent an hour in the MB museum just admiring the red 540K cabriolet they have on display. It's gorgeous.

They're about 7 million euro, if they ever pop-up for sale. It will be the very first thing I'll buy if I get that sort of cash to spend one day :)

Early MBs were very much a high-earner, upper-class vehicle. The economics of post-WW1 and post-WW2 Germany have done away with it rapidly.
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Re: moment of bliss
« Reply #3 on: 14 May 2020, 12:39 AM »
Wow! That's a beautiful car indeed!

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Re: moment of bliss
« Reply #4 on: 15 July 2020, 06:52 AM »
 :-*

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Re: moment of bliss
« Reply #5 on: 15 July 2020, 03:06 PM »
Ah the Adenauer.  The chassis that looks, smells, and feels like a million bucks.  But when you ride in one or drive one you have zero satisfaction, and you think....."this thing drives and rides worse than a Model T."......it's true...they do. 
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Re: moment of bliss
« Reply #6 on: 15 July 2020, 04:14 PM »
Never know! I sat in one, parked. Seat felt like a million bucks indeed, as did the interior in general
Unbelievable them ain't a presidential ride.

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Re: moment of bliss
« Reply #7 on: 17 July 2020, 09:42 PM »
I don't think anyone could get more out of this car. ;D