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Cars of Cuba Calendar Includes Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Found Abandoned for Many Years

Most of the pictures are interesting, one is heartbreaking.

Automotive photographer Piotr Degler has photographed some of the most amazing production and concept cars of all time. But for his 2015 calendar, he decided to take a different approach, visiting Cuba to get photos of an automotive world where little has changed in decades. He’d heard rumors of a Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing abandoned somewhere on the island. Obviously this isn’t very specific, and finding it was his primary mission in Cuba.

But find it he eventually did, spending all day and night taking pictures. It’s just as sad to look at as you’d expect, but the photography is beautiful.

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