Mercedes Motorsport gallery

Mercedes-Benz Motorsport celebrates 75 years of its racing car carrying lorries

It’s been a fairly big week for Mercedes-Benz Motorsport. A new Formula 1 team, the announcement of its lead driver, rumours of a certain M Schumacher driving next year, and now the biggie: 75 years of Merc racing car carriers. The actual anniversary centres around the three-quarter century of Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrow racers, but the brand’s decided to shout about the transport that has taken the cars to their relevant races over the years. Here’s a gallery of the three Merc has picked out as key – from the earliest Lo2750 from the 1930s to the modern-day (and in this company, rather characterless) Actros lorry that will be an ever-present during the 2010 F1 season.  We’re rather taken by the ‘50s Blue Wonder, though. It curiously manages to work styling cues from the classic 300SL Gullwing into a commercial vehicle, and looks pretty good. It also boasts a slightly excessive front overhang… Click to read about Merc’s F1 team and signing of Nico Rosberg Follow evo on Twitter for the latest fast car and motorsport news


Most Popular


Porsche 911 Carrera S vs rivals: R8, Vantage, 570GT and Evora face off

The question is simple. Does the 992-generation 911 Carrera S still have the edge on its core rivals?
11 Jul 2020
Mercedes AMG GT

Technical specifications of 720bhp Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series revealed

The Black Series has returned, with its latest and arguably greatest offering yet – the AMG GT Black Series
14 Jul 2020
Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Porsche 911 GT2 RS receives 3D-printed pistons for 30bhp increase

The hardcore Porsche 911 GT2 RS has recieved high-tech 3D-printed pistons for increased performance
14 Jul 2020

2021 Ford Bronco revealed – an American icon reborn

The new Ford Bronco off-roader has been revealed stateside; a counterpoint to the Defender and Wrangler
14 Jul 2020