THE WINTER SALE
Mercedes Benz World
Brooklands Dr, Weybridge KT13 0SL
Saturday 24th November 2018
2002 MERCEDES BENZ CLK 500 AVANTGARDE
LEWIS HAMILTON TRIBUTE
by Paul Karslake E.R.S.A
This 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK500, with the usual CLK refinements, is the canvas for one of Paul’s latest creations and may be considered somewhat secondary to the artwork. However, the car is presented in very good order throughout; the coachwork having been modified with a Sarto wide body kit, a specially fabricated rear spoiler and GT3 wheels. A two-tone grey leather interior presents very well, the headlining having been coloured black by Paul to give the car a GT feel. This CLK is the UK registered, has been recently serviced and has a current MoT test certificate valid until September 2019. The fabulous artwork upon this Mercedes-Benz reflects the F1 W09 EQ Power + car, campaigned during the 2018 F1 season. The Mercedes-Benz AMG Petronas scheme, with a Lewis Hamilton theme, has been hand painted and airbrushed. We advise that you look closely at the details within the work; each panel a canvass in itself and of note is one of Paul’s trademark Union flags upon the bonnet and front offside wing. Collector’s worldwide treasure Paul’s work and this motor car, surely, represents a most unusual but fascinating canvas for the true petrol head.
The record books may now be re-written – history has been made. To the Formula One champions, Juan Manuel Fangio and Michael Schumacher you can now add Lewis Hamilton, who, in 2018, became just the third F1 driver to win as many as five world championships; congratulations to the Mercedes-Benz team and of course, to Lewis Hamilton.
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