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This 3D printed Mercedes 280S is a true work of automotive art

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The Mercedes 280S 3.5L W111 is a collector’s favorite and is considered almost a work of art in and of itself. The latest 3D printed Mercedes 280S model shared by Sebastiaan Pot, whose amazing work we’ve covered on this website before, certainly does it justice.

For this job, Pot only did the actual 3D printing and the final result certainly does justice to the original.

By the way, one of these images IS the original car. Can you guess which one?

According to Wikipedia, The Mercedes-Benz W116 is a series of flagship luxury sedans produced from September 1972 until 1980. The W116 automobiles were the first Mercedes-Benz models to be officially called S-Class, although earlier sedan models had already unofficially been designated with the letter ‘S’ – for Sonderklasse or “special class.”

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Davide Sher

Since 2002, Davide has built up extensive experience as a technology journalist, market analyst and consultant for the additive manufacturing industry. Born in Milan, Italy, he spent 12 years in the United States, where he completed his studies at SUNY USB. As a journalist covering the tech and videogame industry for over 10 years, he began covering the AM industry in 2013, first as an international journalist and subsequently as a market analyst, focusing on the additive manufacturing industry and relative vertical markets. In 2016 he co-founded London-based 3dpbm. Today the company publishes the leading news and insights websites 3D Printing Media Network and Replicatore, as well as 3D Printing Business Directory, the largest global directory of companies in the additive manufacturing industry.

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