March 4, 2004

New Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 to be new Formula One safety car

Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Safety-Car and Mercedes-Benz C 55 AMG Medical-Car. Click image to enlarge

Affalterbach, Germany – Following its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show, the
new Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG will become the official Formula 1 safety car,
announced DaimlerChrysler.

Specifically, the compact eight-cylinder roadster will be celebrating its circuit
debut at this year’s Grand Prix season opener on March 7th in Melbourne, Australia.
Bernd Mayl

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