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Mercedes-Benz 300SL - Canada's Prime Minister


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The day the silver 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL rolled up to

24 Sussex Drive, a Victorian mansion traditionally used as the home of Canada's Prime Minister, Canada found herself suddenly hip. She has always been a cold country, her northern wastes vast and snowy, but now she was cool as well. It was 1968, and the stuffy vestiges of colonial Britain were about to be blown out the door, the curtains flung aside and the light of the 20th century let in through open windows.


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