This 1:18 scale Mercedes 1924 Targa Florio released by CMC (cat. ref. M-048 series nr. 1465) is finished in a deep Italian Red representing the colour adopted by the Mercedes Team to prevent the italian motorsport enthusiasts from throwing stones! The 2 litre supercharged engine developed by Ferdinand Porsche (Head Construction Engineer) had an output of 126 HP. On 27 April 1924, Christian Werner won the Targa Florio. His team mates Christian Lautenschlager & Alfred Neubauer came home in 10th & 15th places. In the Team Competition, Mercedes were placed 1st, 2nd & 3rd. Previously owned. No information leaflet.