Lot 141

2019   |   Pebble Beach 2019

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

SOLD $1,435,000

Estimate

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

Chassis

198.040.5500780

Engine

198.980.5500819

Car Highlights

Astoundingly Original and Well-Preserved Example

One of 12 Gullwings Finished by the Factory in DB 543 Strawberry Metallic, and Just Three of Those with Black Interior

Displayed 9,950 Miles Documented when Catalogued

Presented with Its Original Leather Interior, Manual Set, Keys, and Spare Tire

Accompanied by Tool Roll, Rare Touring Kit, and Fitted Luggage

Among the Very Finest Unrestored 300 SLs Extant

Technical Specs

2,996 SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

220 BHP at 5,800 RPM

Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Drum Brakes

Front Independent Suspension with Coil Springs

Rear Swing-Axle Suspension with Coil Springs

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