Lot 151

2018   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2018

1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

SOLD $1,155,000

Estimate

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

Chassis

198.040.4500128

Engine

198.980.4500143

Car Highlights

Early Production Gullwing; the 128th of 1,400 Examples Built

Retains Matching-Numbers Engine and Factory-Supplied Rudge Wheels

Delivered in the Stunning Combination of Elfenbein (Ivory, DB 608) with Red Plaid and Tan Vinyl Upholstery

Southern California Black-Plate Car with One Owner for Five Decades

Recent Mechanical Recommissioning by 300 SL Specialist Steve Marx

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection

220 BHP at 5,800 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Drum Brakes

Front Independent Double-Wishbone Suspension

Rear Independent Swing-Axle Suspension

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that this vehicle is titled 1955 and is titled by its engine number.

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