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Mercedes-Benz debuts one-off 540K Streamliner at Pebble Beach

Mercedes-Benz debuts one-off 540K Streamliner at Pebble Beach image

Text: / Photos: Mercedes-Benz Press | posted August 18, 2014 11:24

Developed in a wind tunnel

Mercedes-Benz showcased its long tradition of history and innovation at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance with a display of vintage and modern coupes.

Among the car display of the German automaker, of note is the one-off 540K Streamliner coupe. It is a vehicle dating from 1938 and has undergone extensive restoration and reconstruction.

The one-off Mercedes-Benz 540K Streamliner

Mercedes-Benz says the one-off 540K Streamliner is developed in a wind tunnel developed lightweight aluminum bodyshell and features a powerful supercharged engine designed for high-speed long distance travel.

Other Mercedes-Benz vehicles on display are the 2015 S65 AMG Coupe, the automaker's Concept Coupe SUV and the race cars from the 1914 French Grand Prix.