Lot 27

2012   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2012

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Alloy Gullwing

SOLD $4,620,000

Estimate

$2,500,000 - $3,000,000

Chassis

198.043.5500208

Engine

198.980.5500218 Karrosserie No. 198.043.5500005

Car Highlights

The Sixth of 29 Aluminum-Bodied 300 SL Gullwings Built

Numerous Competition-Born Features

Original Matching-Numbers NSL-Code Engine

Complete with Rudge Wheels, Belly Pans and Luggage

Recent Major Refurbishment by Rudi Koniczek’s Rudi & Co.

Kirkland Concours d’Elegance Award Winner

Exacting Finish Throughout

The Rarest and Most Desirable of All 300 SLs

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection

240 BHP at 5,800 RPM

4-Speed Manual Transmission

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Independent Double-Wishbone Front Suspension

Independent Rear Swing-Axle Suspension

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