The 2015 running of the Mille Miglia has begun and Mercedes-Benz brand created a masterpiece, that combines the retro and modern with a stunning cutting-edge 360-degree film to mark the indeed special anniversary.
More than 60 years ago, in the 1 of May 1955, Stirling Moss and Denis Jenkinson won the Mille Miglia with the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR number 722 vehicle. The team drove a total and exactly 10 hours, 7 minutes and 48 seconds with avearage of 98 miles per hour 9174 km/h) all on public roads. This ride is considered as one of the greates feads of driving ever. In fact, the record stands and today!
See the innovative 360-degree film here: http://tools.mercedes-benz.co.uk/current/360-degrees/mille-miglia.html
Back in 1955 the W 196 R were the most advanced cars in the world- they had won every single race, thankfully to the skilled drivers and the cutting-edge technologies, that were unseen for the era. In fact, 50's marked a standard speed of 70 mph, while the W 196 R exceeded the stunning 180 mph. Impressive, right?
Now, after 60 years, Sir Stirling Moss reunited with the good ol' 300 SLR number 722 and took a ride on the same road, that he dominated in the 50's.
The film released will allow everyone to control the camera and experience the ride with Sirt Moss and the special "722". Go on and see it for yourself. You will be excited and amazed by the quality and the technical specs of the video.