Recently Canada had federal elections and Justin Trudeau was elected as Prime Minister. One of Justin Trudeau’s prized possessions is a 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL that was initially owned by his famous Dad, Pierre Elliot Trudeau, who was the Canadian Prime Minister in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Justin Trudeau And His Mercedes-Benz 300SL (National Post)
Pierre Elliot Trudeau was a bachelor when he was elected Prime Minister of Canada and was known for driving his sporty Mercedes-Benz 300SL around his hometown of Montreal, often in the company of attractive ladies.
Former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau In The Mercedes-Benz 300SL
After he moved to Ottawa, he got married and had two sons Justin and Sacha. The picture below shows Justin Trudeau and his brother, Sacha, riding with their Dad in the Mercedes-Benz when Justin was quite young.
Pierre Elliot Trudeau With Sacha and Justin As Kids
Justin Trudeau was fortunate to inherit his Dad’s Mercedes-Benz and he is definitely a proud owner of this car. Now that he has been elected as Prime Minister the Canadians are lucky to have leader who is a car guy with a great classic car.