Lot 150

2016   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2016

1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Cabriolet C

Coachwork by Sindelfingen

SOLD $1,072,500

Estimate

$1,200,000 - $1,400,000

Chassis

154062

Engine

154062

Car Highlights

A Rare and Attractive 540 K

One of as Few as Six “Steep Rear” Examples Built

Right-Hand-Drive Chassis Delivered New to an English Customer

Retains Matching-Numbers Engine and Original Coachwork

Beautifully Maintained Older Restoration

Technical Specs

5,401 CC Type M24 OHV Inline 8-Cylinder Engine

Single Twin-Updraft Carburetor

Roots-Type Twin-Lobe Supercharger

180 BHP at 3,400 RPM (Supercharger Engaged)

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Vacuum-Assisted Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Independent Front Double Wishbone Suspension with Coil Springs

Independent Rear Swing-Axle Suspension with Coil Springs

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