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Several months were spent searching the archives and making technical preparations to restore and reconstruct the streamlined saloon. When, in early 2013, work started on construction of the body and chassis, the same principle applied as when the vehicle was originally built times at Mercedes-Benz’s special vehicle production facility: consummate precision craftsmanship.

Brief biographies – the people behind the 540 K Streamliner.

The 540 K Streamliner would never have come into being in 1938 had it not been for the drive and creativity of the people involved, both at management level and in the design and engineering departments of what was then Daimler-Benz AG.