A completely enclosed Stirling Moss

A completely enclosed Stirling Moss

In recent years, some car brands have built such speedsters without a windshield. However, the Stirling Moss is something very special because it came many years before the others and is simply an absolutely timeless and beautiful car.

While Ferrari introduced the Monza SP1 and SP2, McLaren the Elva, and Aston Martin the V12 Speedster almost at the same time, the Stirling Moss was a pioneer of these highly exclusive and fun luxury cars without a windshield over 10 years ago. (Of course, there are many other manufacturers that brought such vehicles to the market, but these are the best known.)
However, the Stirling Moss had a pretty good feature that all the others considered unnecessary. While Ferrari brought two variants of the Monza, a single-seater and a two-seater, Aston Martin and McLaren only had the two-seater variant. Mercedes did it much better than the others. They had an incredibly well-designed cover system where you can either make the Stirling Moss a single-seater or even completely enclose it so that you can leave it outside in the rain.
This system is also quite useful if you want to leave the car in a public underground garage and lock it. For example, there was once a case where unauthorized persons in Monaco gained access to a Monza SP2. Even though it was covered with a cloth, the people were bold enough to just get inside. With the Stirling Moss, this is not possible.

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