Lot 32

2010   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2010

1943 Mercedes-Benz 770 K W150 Pullman Limousine

Coachwork by Sindelfingen

Estimate

$1,500,000 - $2,000,000

Chassis

150006/0030

Engine

150005/0030. Commission No. 929438

Car Highlights

The Last Mercedes-Benz 770K Built

One of Approximately Nine Such Cars

By Far the Most Expensive Automobile of Its Era

A Gift from the German Government to Turkish President Ismet Inönü

Documented Provenance and Ownership History

Very Authentic Example with Matching Numbers Throughout

Only 88 Highly-Developed W150 Chassis Produced

First Time Offered to the Public

Technical Specs

7,655 CC SOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine

Roots-Type Supercharger

230 BHP at 3,000 RPM (Supercharger Engaged)

5-Speed Manual Gearbox with Synchromesh

4-Wheel Ventilated Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Independent Front Suspension with A-Arms and Coil-Over Shock Absorbers

De Dion-Type Swing Axle Rear Suspension

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