Lot 154

1953 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Roadster

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SOLD $550,000


$500,000 - $650,000




188.920.00226/53 Body No. 188.1800076/53

Car Highlights

Complete with Tool Kit, Factory Literature and Original Karl Baisch Luggage

Numerous Best in Class and Best of Show Honors

First Prize AACA Grand National Award Winner

Restored by Robert Platz of Precision Auto

Finished in Correct, Factory-Delivered Color Scheme

One of Only 141 300 S Roadsters Built

Two Owners Over the Past 45 Years

One of the Most Exclusive Luxury Automobiles of the Early 1950s

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Triple Solex 40 PBVC Carburetors

150 BHP at 5,000 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Drum Brakes

Independent Coil-Spring Front Suspension

Rear Swing Axle Suspension with Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that this car is titled 300S188012.

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