Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR Stirling Moss--photos

CNET Car Tech posts photos of the Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR Stirling Moss from the 2009 Detroit Auto Show.

McLaren ends its SLR line with a special model named after a British racing legend. The SLR Stirling Moss features supercar performance and looks that, except for the carbon fiber, are right at home on a 1950s racetrack. When the limited production run starts on the SLR Stirling Moss, McLaren will stop building the current SLR line, and currently has no plans to bring it back. But the model is going out on a fine note, as this carbon fiber body has an extremely seductive side line and incredible power under the hood. Think less than 3.5 seconds to hit 60 mph. Think a top speed of 218 mph. And that's all in an open top car.

See photos of Mercedes-Benz McLaren SLR Stirling Moss at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show.

More 2009 Detroit Auto Show coverage.

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Wayne Cunningham reviews cars and writes about automotive technology for CNET. Prior to the Car Tech beat, he covered spyware, Web building technologies, and computer hardware. He began covering technology and the Web in 1994 as an editor of The Net magazine. He's also the author of "Vaporware," a novel that's available as a Nook e-book.


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