This Braking SLR McLaren is a Thing of Beauty

It's hard to believe that the fabulous Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren was launched almost twelve years ago, as its breathtaking design has proven to be timeless.
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Apart from its gorgeous looks, the SLR McLaren became known for large number of exclusive features though, with he most notable at the time being its butterfly doors, the whoosh from its supercharged V8 engine, the front-side exhausts on each side of the ginormous hood and the electronically-controlled air brake.

Last, but certainly not least, its carbon ceramic brakes were arguably the most advanced brakes on a production car at its launch, back in 2002.

We can see two of the most talked about features of the model in the above shot, where the front carbon-ceramic discs seem to be made of lava, while the rear-airbrake has taken a Viagra overdose.

Not a bad pose for the Anglo-German supercar either, if we might add, and it's good to know that SLR McLaren owners are still using them as they were intended.
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About the author: Alex Oagana
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Alex handled his first real steering wheel at the age of five (on a field) and started practicing "Scandinavian Flicks" at 14 (on non-public gravel roads). Following his time at the University of Journalism, he landed his first real job at the local franchise of Top Gear magazine a few years before Mircea (Panait). Not long after, Alex entered the New Media realm with the project.
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