Lot 127

1928 Mercedes-Benz S 26/180 Boattail Speedster

Coachwork by the Walter M. Murphy Co.

Register to Bid

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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