This Mercedes-Benz SL GTR Concept Runs On A Nissan V8 Engine
Sep 19, 2013 12:03
Mark Hostler envisioned his latest project - the Mercedes-Benz SL GTR Concept having the engine from a Nissan GT-R Nismo GT1 racecar.
Hostler, a transportation design student at Staffordshire University in England, says the SL GTR "represents the latest innovation in a long line of world beating Mercedes-Benz sports racing cars homologated for road use".
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