Lot 13

2015   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2015

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

SOLD $1,650,000

Estimate

$1,300,000 - $1,600,000

Chassis

198.040.5500628

Engine

198.980.5500669

Car Highlights

Purchased New by Big Band Leader and Famed Mercedes-Benz Enthusiast Don Ricardo

Chassis, Engine, and Body Numbers Correspond to Factory Documents

Numerous Period Modifications Are Fully Intact

Retains Factory-Installed Rudge Wheels and Black Karl Baisch Fitted Luggage

A Famous and Revered Gullwing Among Mercedes-Benz Devotees

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

Independent Double-Wishbone Front Suspension

Independent Rear Swing-Axle Suspension

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note this vehicle is titled 1956 and by its engine number, 1989805500669M.

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