Description: To mark his graduation in 1955, Tom Wellmer's parents bought him a Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing. As one of the finest sports cars in the world at that time this was a lovely present to receive; y...
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Joey Pena Oct 11, 2011
I get it, "took it under it's 'wing'..." anybody? dangit, ur killin me smalls!
Sebastian Grey Oct 11, 2011
Tom Wellner's parents were rich bastards.
Shane Carroll Oct 10, 2011
@Aaron I got luggage too. Also got a boss tool set so no complaints there
Alexander Gomez Oct 10, 2011
Those poor parents probably thought there son was going to be the president.
Kevin Rehbock Oct 10, 2011
I got an Xbox game and 4 new tires. This guy got seriously lucky
Robby Bradford Oct 10, 2011
Luggage? They really wanted you out of there man that sucks...
Vince DeMasi Oct 10, 2011
Wow seems like he really appreciated his gift....
Nick Smith Oct 10, 2011
You got luggage? Ouch
Aaron Porter Oct 10, 2011
I got luggage. I wish I could have got something like this
Tanton Stoneman Oct 10, 2011
That thing was the hypercar of it's day. Guy must have had some rich parents
Hamza Hamid Oct 10, 2011
What happened to the original owner that got it as a graduation present?
Adam Lopinsky Oct 10, 2011
Yeah, I got dinner and an IPod. Man, a brand new merc? That's awesome
Felix Romier Nov 13, 2011
the first thing i would do to the car is definetely WASH IT
KeX Lim Oct 13, 2011
@Robby. How could nobody know it was there? The owner abandoned it. He must have known that he abandoned it.
Robby Bradford Oct 10, 2011
Turn the page they didn't know that it was there
Kevin Rehbock Oct 10, 2011
I seriously shed a tear looking at this
Tanton Stoneman Oct 10, 2011
I agree, I would faint to.
Josh Sutton Oct 10, 2011
I'm betting it was just owned by someone that didn't know it was there.
KeX Lim Oct 10, 2011
Doing this to a classic, especially a Gullwing, ought to be a criminal offence.
Jack Higgins Oct 10, 2011
Can someone explain how it was just now found? I thought old houses were explored and bought up by banks and stuff.
Kent Sullivan Oct 10, 2011
Can't believe someone would neglect it like that
Carl Tirella Oct 10, 2011
Probably contemplated suicide...
Shane Carroll Oct 10, 2011
Wonder what that guy was thinking when he opened that door up
Description: "It's amazing to know that the car had been there all those years without anyone knowing about it." During the fifties, the Stuttgart-based factory turned out 29 lightweight alloy body...
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Description: Now in his late eighties, the owner agreed to the sale of his not-so-treasured treasure, which he abandoned in the seventies after a failed transmission, on the condition it would be fully restored an...
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Paul Lissona Dec 05, 2011
Yah he was and he shouldve done something sooner than this wtf made him let it get this bad?
Andy Kleschick Oct 11, 2011
well, he was spoiled, at least back then. I'm sure he is still pretty spoiled in a way if he can afford to do this
Raymond Reynoso Oct 10, 2011
He abandoned it decades ago then has the balls to put a stipulation on the sale? This guys a douche honestly.
Jerry Townsend Oct 10, 2011
Just found out the kids name was James Bond....lol
Kenneth Williams Oct 10, 2011
Pretty much. Ridiculously rich parents and abandoned it cuz of a bad tranny. He probably ran it into the ground
Robby Bradford Oct 10, 2011
I know... first to get one if these things, and then to forget about it damn
Chris Backers Oct 13, 2011
We had 2 drive with us on a Mercedes club drive one time, my jaw dropped when I saw THEM.. 2! Lol it was awesome
Kevin Rehbock Oct 10, 2011
The SLS has nothing on its ancestor
Anthony Noon Oct 10, 2011
I would much rather have this then the sls
KeX Lim Oct 10, 2011
What I'd give for one of these...
David Salvo Oct 16, 2011
I think this car is awesome!!! I think it has timeless classic lines.......
Taylor Anders Oct 10, 2011
As far as classic mercs go, the 540k roadster was far prettier
Raymond Reynoso Oct 10, 2011
I prefer the SLS hands down. Though I do like this car just for the sheer "snobbyness" effect if I were to own one.
Bob Thebuilder Oct 10, 2011
I agree, it's not THAT pretty IMO. If it didn't have those doors, it would be "just another car"
Nick Mitchell Oct 10, 2011
I respect this car greatly and i know that it was good in it's day but I think it is just ugly no excuses
Aj TheDark Artist Oct 10, 2011
Yeah, I think the SLS looks better. Just looks awkward.
Edith Wharton Oct 10, 2011
That was brave of clayton but i kinda agree. Its probably cause today it looks uly but then it was the hypercar
Phillip Greene Oct 10, 2011
It does look aquward just cuz its a classic doesnt mean you have to pretend its gorgeous ... I get that it was one of the best in its day but it still has nothing on a cobra or a 60s vett
Kenneth Williams Oct 10, 2011
I don't care for it too much either. I'm not a big classic Mercedes fan
Robby Bradford Oct 10, 2011
Yeah Clayton bud I don't agree at all and I really don't think anyone wake does
Paul Lissona Dec 05, 2011
Yah I didn't know Mercedes ever had stupid plaid boxers looking design haha.
David Rosenberg Oct 10, 2011
@miftah ur right they look like shirts!!!
Kenneth Williams Oct 10, 2011
I seriously thought the seats were like reupholstered at home by this guy. Lmbo
Miftah Rasheed Amir Oct 10, 2011
Whose shirt did the designer steal?
Anthony Cordiale Oct 10, 2011
how interiors have changed
Lee Cascio Oct 10, 2011
Lol those wheels were pretty much designed to kill you instantly.
Tanton Stoneman Oct 10, 2011
That steering wheel would ensure death in the event of a collision.
David Rosenberg Oct 10, 2011
Looks like a Ukrainian bathroom
Nick Mitchell Oct 10, 2011
No no no, the red button is self destruct! No one press the red button!!
Lee Cascio Oct 10, 2011
No man that's the button for the schnittlevixen.
Anthony Cordiale Oct 10, 2011
not the red knob it's the nitrous