29 Jun '17, 10am

A man, his violin and his 190 SL. Read more:

A man, his violin and his 190 SL. Read more:

The sun is shining from a deep-blue sky onto the red roadster with the beige seats as it rolls along the roads, filling the villages with an unexpectedly powerful engine sound. So many colours are almost too much for the eye to handle. The 190 SL is more like a piece of art than a car. But why not? There are paintings, apparently, which are considerably more expensive. And, with them you can’t shoot through the countryside so well with the wind in your face. Helmut Zacharias knew exactly what he was buying. Even today, the 190 SL is both an inspiration and a means of transport, a way of life and yet, somehow, almost an understatement. That’s because it has just the four cylinders. Otto Voss shifts gear using the long stick, listens carefully and then smiles. Just like the violin sorcerer used to do. After a few hours, we roll back onto the forecourt. That is pure, joyous d...

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