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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