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I’m again with my SLS AMG Black Series in its house city of Suttgart, Germany for an expertise to drive the primary ever automobile on the planet, the 1885 Benz Patent Motorwagen! After staying appropriately on the V8 Hotel, now we have some noisy tunnels over to the Mercedes-Benz Museum earlier than a go to to Affalterbach as nicely the place there simply so occurs to be a brand new GT Black Series prototype to identify.
The V8 Hotel is situated on the Motorworld in Boeblingen, simply exterior Stuttgart and alongside the meeting vegetation and buyer centre of Mercedes-Benz in Sindelfingen. My final go to was earlier this yr, the night time earlier than I then drove with the G63 and Tony from Turbo Transport to Schaltkulisse to gather the automobile earlier than returning again to the UK. As such, it is enjoyable to start once more in precisely the identical spot prepared for an exploration of the homeland of Mercedes.
The first vacation spot is over to the Mercedes-Benz Museum for an expertise with the Benz Patent Motorwagen, the primary automobile ever to exist so long as 135 years in the past. With three wheels, and powered by a 1 liter 1 cylinder engine, it makes a complete of two/3rds of a horspower! Upon arrival and pulling up the SLS AMG Black Series alongside facet, on the identical spot I filmed with the manufacturing facility automobile final yr, no person over a century in the past might have predicted that the identical firm would possibly someday make machines love this.
After a brief drive to see what it is love, and being kindly given an official driving license for the Patent Motorwagen, it is again into the SLS for a brief drive to the house of AMG, and the precise location the place the engine inside my very own automobile was assembled. It simply so occurs additionally to be a possibility to once more see the AMG GT3 racecar, in addition to coincidentally recognizing a model new GT Black Series out for testing however nonetheless with some camo on the bodywork.
Thanks for watching, Tim