Just a couple of months ago, it looked like the Mercedes-Benz SLC, designed to take on the Porsche 911, was right on track: reports confirming its existence and its name proliferated. Spy shots showed the car in testing just a few weeks ago. But now, the project may be on the shelf. A report from Auto Motor und Sport in Germany says the SLC is too expensive, and won't likely see production as a result. Whether that means it's too expensive for Mercedes to develop or the end product would be too expensive for its place in the market (up against the $80,000-$200,000 Porsche 911's many variants)...
2011 Geneva Motor Show Preview: De Tomaso SLC Concept
The last we heard of legendary Italian marque De Tomaso, reports were claiming that a former Fiat exec by the name of Gian Mario Rossignolo was trying to resurrect it and was seeking a production facility in Italy to build a new range of sports cars under the brand. It appears those previous...Viknesh Vijayenthiran