Individuals who have an interest in the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gull Wing or Roadster are invited to join with over six hundred other enthusiasts world-wide who share that interest. The Gull Wing Group is the largest community of 300SL enthusiasts. Members are involved in all aspects of 300 SLs including vintage racing, driving events, social gatherings, technical help, and 300SL history.
A membership-wide forum on the Gull Wing Group website connects the world-wide membership on a daily basis through internet. Discussions range from social events, technical help, car history, and locating hard to find 300 SL parts and items.
The Gull Wing Group website is a one-stop resource for 300 SL information. On their new website, the Gull Wing Group publishes a wide range of technical information about the 300 SL gathered over the years including maintenance tips, historical information, and authenticity information. The site provides event schedules and information, news, and links to related websites. A store for members on the site makes available parts and supplies division dedicated to helping members obtain a wide variety of hardware and software necessary to keep 300 SLs on the road and looking sharp.
The Gull Wing Group publishes an award-winning monthly newsletter with technical articles, news of social and driving events across the country, chapter activities, and member contributed articles about 300SLs and their owners. The monthly newsletter is an award-winning full color, full size format publication of 20 to 30 pages including pictures assembled and printed by a professional publishing company.
Each year the Gull Wing Group holds an international convention in North America. Different convention sites are chosen each year and bring a variety of sightseeing and driving opportunities to the attendees. In 2008 the convention in Sonoma, CA. was attended by over 200 Gull Wing Group Members that toured the Sonoma and Napa Valley area in their 300SLs. The 2009 convention, in Sedona, AZ provided an opportunity to tour the spectacular Sedona area scenery and visit the famous Grand Canyon. Saratoga Springs, NY was the site of the 2010 convention with its beautiful upstate New York fall scenery. The 2011 convention at the Homestead in Virginia celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Gull Wing Group. The 2012 convention, attended by more than 220 members, was celebrated in Palm Springs, Ca.
The Gull Wing Group also sponsors regional chapters that have their own technical, social and driving events on a regular basis.
The Gullwing Group provides ample opportunity for 300 SL owners and enthusiasts to get together for social and driving events, meet others with the similar interests, share an extensive pool of 300SL knowledge, and have fun!
Membership in the Gull Wing Group costs $95.00 per year for North American addressees and $115.00 for elsewhere addressees. Membership benefits include access to the Technical Tips and the Talk Group Forum.