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Take a Trip Back in Time with the Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows – Video

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Goodwood Revival 2012.

Since 1995, people from around the world have been able to experience vintage road and motorcycle racing at the Goodwood Revival with a true, old-fashioned experience. The event is the only one of its type held in the UK and is three-day festival that celebrates the history of racing.

At the 2012 event, the Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows made an appearance to celebrate their 75th anniversary and participated in a race during the event along with legendary drivers like Sir “Jackie” Stewart. The W25 cars were super sports cars in their time and featured a 4.3-liter, 400 horsepower inline-eight engine. Driving the cars was a bit different than what we’re used to, with the brake pedal being on the left, throttle in the middle, and clutch to the right; while every shift necessitates a double-clutch effort.

[Source: Mercedes-Benz]

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