Lot 42

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

Register to Bid

SOLD $1,737,500


$1,500,000 - $2,000,000





Car Highlights

Finished in Its Originally Delivered Classic Colors

Factory-Built Rudge Knock-Off Wheel Example

Offered with Beautiful Set of Original Karl Baisch Fitted Luggage

Matching-Numbers Engine Expertly Rebuilt and Dyno-Tested by Ed Pink Racing Engines

Veteran of Numerous Long-Distance Rallies

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 Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Front Independent Double-Wishbone Suspension with Coil Springs

Rear Independent Swing-Axle Suspension with Coil Springs

Saleroom Addendum

Please note that in addition to the matching-numbers engine, stamped serial numbers on the body, gearbox, steering box, front hub carriers, and rear differential casting are visible and all match the numbers listed on the copy of the factory build record on file. Photos of the stamped serial numbers are available for review in the vehicle's file or by contacting a specialist.

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