On 22 May 1932, Manfred von Brauchitsch won the Avus race decisively in Berlin in the aerodynamically optimised Mercedes-Benz SSKL. In doing so, he set a class world record with an average speed of 194,4 km/h over a distance of 200 kilometres.

D191268 Motorsport history by Mercedes-Benz – Newsletter 4/2020