Lot 77

2022   |   Amelia Island Auction

1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

SOLD $1,600,000

Estimate

$1,100,000 - $1,300,000

Chassis

198.040.4500090

Engine

198.980.4500078

Car Highlights

An Early Production Gullwing with Known Ownership Since New

Retains Original Engine per Copy of Factory Build Record

Purchased New by Financier and Philanthropist William A.M. Burden II

Restored by the Renowned Paul Russell and Company for the Grandson of the Original Owner

Part of a Respected Collection of Historic Competition and Performance Cars for 23 Years

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline Six-Cylinder Engine

Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection

Estimated 240 BHP at 5,800 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Front Independent Double-Wishbone Suspension with Coil Springs

Rear Independent Swing-Axle Suspension with Coil Springs

Register to Bid

Garth Hammers