The Mercedes flagship 300SL is very popular in the aftermarket industry. One of the most striking and dramatic conversions has been created by a designer and car enthusiast who named his project Bird of Prey Concept. The futuristic Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gull-Winged Bird of Prey Concept features gull-wing doors, elongated nose, low roof, and wide stance.
The main hallmark of the Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gull-Winged Bird of Prey Concept is its door opening mechanism. The technology benefits the performance and the styling of the car. The The 300 SL is one of the most successful Mercedes-Benz models. The car had been produced in 50`s and during this period the German brand was targeting mainly the US sports cars market.
Mercedes-Benz 300 SL was the fastest production car of its time.
Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Technical specifications
Power158 KW @ 5800 RPM
215 HP @ 5800 RPM
212 BHP @ 5800 RPMTorque203 lb-ft @ 4600 RPM
275 Nm @ 4600 RPM
Top Speed162 mph(261 km/h)
Acceleration 0-62 Mph (0-100 kph)
Length178 in(4521 mm)
Width70.5 in(1791 mm)
Height 51.2 in (1300 mm)
Wheelbase 94.5 in (2400 mm)
Ground Clearance5 in (127 mm)
The Koenigsegg Quant Concept was developed by Swedish brand Koenigsegg and NLV Solar AG, a leading company in photovoltaics and accumulator technology. The eco-friendly supercar is an example of the car of the future combining power and energy. The solar electric car uses the best in the fields of photovoltaics and accumulators, and the ultimate Koenigsegg technologies and design techniques.
Koenigsegg Quant Powertrain
The NLV`s innovative accumulator unit is combined with a thin-flm solar-cell coating. The electric power generation and storage, combined with the aerodynamic engineering, guarantee that the Quant is able to charge to full capacity in 20 minutes. The range before next charging is around 500 kilometres. The invisible, thin-flm photovoltaic coating that covers the body of the car, adds extra power and the range potential to the vehicle.
Battery-powered Koenigsegg Quant boasts an impressive 512 hp and maximum torque of 715. The drivetrain allows the concept to accelerate from 0 to100 km/h in 5.2 seconds and reach a maximum speed of 275 km/h.
The Koenigsegg Quant Concept features an ultra low weight due to the extensive use of a carbon-fibre. The vehicle features a monotube backbone chassis and an aluminium/carbon body, which house the drivetrain system weighing only 450 kg.
The high-end Koenigsegg styling gives the car a luxurious look. The concept features functional design, comfort and loading capacity. The four-seater has a gull-wing doors. They provide easy access to the car, due to the lack of B-pillars.
Koenigsegg Quant Tech Specs
- Power: 512 bhp
- Torque: 715 Nm
- 0-100 km/h: 5.2 seconds
- Top speed: 275 km/h
- Curb weight: 1780 kg
- Wheelbase 3102 mm
- Front: 1730 mm
- Rear: 1729 mm
- Front: 245/35 – 22″
- Rear: 265/35 – 22″
- low friction tires by Michelin
- Width: 2016 mm incl rear-view mirrors
- Length: 4879 mm
- Height: 1335 mm
- Rear-wheel drive
- Four-wheel brake regeneration
- Minimum 6 smart airbags, ABS and ESP
- 3 infotainment panels(one in front, two for the rear)
- Adjustable rear seats
- 3 zone Climate Control system
- Large leg room in the rear
- LED front and rear lights
- Body covered in NLV photovoltaic thin flm solar coating
- NLV mobile redox Flow Accumulator Energy Storage system – FAES
- Space for 4 adults