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The SLR Stirling Moss is a limited edition (75 vehicles) of the series, which uses a speedster styling that does not include roof or windscreen. The design is inspired by the 300 SLR race car. The “722” refers to the victory by Stirling Moss, driving the 300 SLR with the starting number 722 (indicating a start time of 7:22 a.m.), at the Mille Miglia in 1955. Stirling Moss and his co-driver
The engine is a 5.439 ltr. , supercharged, all-aluminium, V8 engine. The cylinders are angled at 90 degrees with three valves per cylinder and lubricated via a dry sump system. The compression ratio is 8.8:1 and the bore and stroke is 97 mm × 92 mm (3.8 in × 3.6 in). The Lysholm-type twin-screw supercharger rotates at 23,000 rpm and produces 0.9 bar (13 psi) of boost. The compressed air is then cooled via two intercoolers. The engine generates a maximum power of 650 PS (480 kW) at 6,500 rpm. The car’s top speed is 350 km/h (220 mph) with acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 3.5 seconds. The car is approximately 200 kg (440 lb) lighter than the regular model.
The SLR Stirling Moss began production in June 2009, after SLR Roadster’s production ended in May 2009. All 75 cars were produced by December 2009. The SLR Stirling Moss was available only to SLR owners.
This Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Stirling Moss is one of only 75 built. It is brand new with 43km driven. The car is equiped with the 722 marking and a Stirling Moss signature.