Lot 90

2009   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2009

1938 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Sport Cabriolet

Coachwork by Erdmann & Rossi

SOLD $946,000

Estimate

$1,000,000 - $1,500,000

Chassis

232697

Engine

154099

Car Highlights

Mercedes-Benz’ Autobahn-Dominating 1930s Supercar

Featured In Mercedes-Benz 8 And The Coachwork Of Erdmann & Rossi

Proven Concours Winner

An Exceptional One-Off Design

One Of The Most Impressively Engineered Prewar Automobiles

Technical Specs

5,401 CC OHV Inline Eight-Cylinder Engine

Rootes-Type Supercharger

115/180 BHP At 3,400 RPM

4-Speed Manual Transmission

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Double Wishbone And Coil-Spring Front Suspension

Swing-Axle And Coil-Spring Rear Suspension

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