The expectations of the car have not diminished, their focus has simply shifted. The technical advantages of the SL-Class still pay off today. The 1971 R 107 was the first Mercedes model to be fitted with exterior mirrors that could be adjusted from the inside. It also came with an inertia reel for the seat belt, and new tail lights which barely picked up dirt thanks to their shape.
As the sun slowly sets in Tyrol, the inviting aroma of herb infusions wafts out of the spa. Now it’s definitely time to park the car in the garage, or rather the hotel room. After all, you should never let the beautiful things in life out of your sight.