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Lot 50

2014   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2014

1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

Estimate

$3,500,000 - $4,500,000

Chassis

198.040.4500003

Car Highlights

Delivered New to Automotive Legend Briggs S. Cunningham
The First Production Gullwing to Be First Delivered to a Private Customer
Displays Numerous Fascinating Pre-Production Features
Recent Full Restoration by Germany’s HK-Engineering
One of the Most Historically Signifcant Gullwings in Existence

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection
240 BHP at 5,800 RPM
4-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes
Independent Double-Wishbone Front Suspension
Independent Rear Swing-Axle Suspension

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that the difference in length between this car and later production Gullwings cited in the catalogue refers to the chassis rather than the body.

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