Lot 127

2010   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2010

1928 Mercedes-Benz S 26/180 Boattail Speedster

Coachwork by the Walter M. Murphy Co.

SOLD $3,740,000




66513, Commission No. 37190

Car Highlights

Featured in the 1935 film Sylvia Scarlett with Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant
Participant in the Famous 1932 Muroc Match Race
Presented in Sensational, Unrestored Condition
Offered Through Public Sale for the First Time Ever
A Truly Legendary Supercharged Mercedes-Benz
Matching-Numbers S-Type Chassis
One-Off Aluminum Coachwork by Murphy
Fascinating, Well-Documented Hollywood Provenance

Technical Specs

6,789 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
Twin Updraft Carburetors Roots-Type Supercharger
180 BHP at 3,000 RPM (Blower Engaged)
4-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Mechanical Drum Brakes
Suspension by Live Axles and Semi-Elliptical Leaf Springs
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