Part Number: B66040584
2.5 l Formula 1 racing car, with free-standing wheels, W 196, 1954, silver. Resin. Scale 1:43. Painted in original colour. Accurate reproduction. High-quality printed interior. In presentation box, on printed base. By Minimax for Mercedes-Benz.
The first Mercedes-Benz racing car to win the Grand Prix after 1945 was the W 196 R in 1954. The classic single-seater became the essential design for most races, and not simply fitted to a streamlined vehicle. Good enough reason for Mercedes-Benz to issue a model version of this vehicle.