Mercedes puts new SLS on museum roof

A new Mercedes SLS has been hoisted 42 metres onto the roof of the company’s museum in Stuttgart.

The car had its gullwing doors open as it was lifted through the air and will be an open air exhibit on the museum’s roof.

See the hi-res flying Mercedes SLS picture gallery

To place the car on top of the building Mercedes used a 120-tonne hydraulic crane.

The 465 square metre outdoor area, which is not normally open to the public, will house the SLS from 6 to 16 October. “This will be a very emotional experience for our visitors,” said Michael Bock, managing director of the museum, “this super sports car stands for excitement, passion and high-tech.”

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ChristyMTurner 8 August 2018


The wonderful view you have captured while you place the car on top of the building Mercedes and looking very beautiful. From top essay writing service I come to know about this post and I really like it.

ahaus 8 October 2009

Re: 'Flying SLS' in pictures

An amazing sight.

I really hated the styling at first, but the more I see the more I like it. I agree that it looks horrible in red. Silver with the brown leather interior is the only way to go.

Howey 8 October 2009

Re: 'Flying SLS' in pictures

Wow, the car looks a lot better in the daylight and in silver, awesome..

i work for Mercedes and am looking forward to getting my hands on one !