The Legend is ALIVE: The Mercedes-Benz W 196, 1954/55. The Silver Arrow, one of the most famous racing cars from Mercedes-Benz. Still today, motor sport fans are enthusiastic about the Silver Arrow of the fifties. This racing car is that famous due to lots of victories and very good second places in the year 1954 and 1955. Fangio became word champion with this car in those two years.
The drivers Kling, Herrmann and Moss came in second and third in several races with the Silver Arrow as well. All the historical details are incorporated into each precision model that CMC is offering to you. Constructed just as the originals, from the historical drawings and made with high quality materials by hand. This all-metal model is composed of more than 180 parts.
Model details include: Highly detailed chassis and dashboard, fabric covered driver’s seat, True to the original 8 cylinder in line motor with details and cabling, photo-etched spoke wheels, radiator-grill and slit for air-inlet pipe of stainless steel mesh, windscreen frame of metal, and brilliant paintwork in finest polished finish. Awarded Model of the Year 1998 and 1999, CMC has decided to reproduce this very popular model.
Extraordinary in a Class of the Exquisite
A fine example of the authentic replication and superior craftsmanship
Model brings to life in 1:18 Scale, replicated to the exact detail
Constructed from the historical drawings with high quality materials by hand
Hand assembled and painted from 180 parts