Video: Mercedes-Benz SLS record attempt

Mercedes-Benz has teamed up with pro-golfer Jake Shepherd and David Coulthard to set a new world record...

Former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard and pro-golfer Jake Shepherd have both teamed up with Mercedes-Benz to set a Guinness-approved world record, in the SLS Roadster.

Coulthard, at the wheel of the SLS, had to catch a moving golf ball while driving at full speed. Professional golfer Jake Shepherd hit a golf ball, timed at at 178mph, into the SLS, which was moving at 120mph when it caught the ball 275 metres away from the tee.

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