Lot 85

2011   |   Amelia Island Auction 2011

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

SOLD $484,000

Estimate

$375,000 - $450,000

Chassis

198.040.5500303

Engine

198.980.5500317

Car Highlights

Originally Delivered to the US

Desirable Factory Color Combination of Silver over Blue Plaid

Documented Matching-Numbers Example

Part of the VanKregten Collection for Over 40 Years

Fresh from Decades in Storage

A Superb Candidate for a High-Point Restoration

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection

210 BHP at 5,800 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Drum Brakes

Independent Double-Wishbone Front Suspension

Independent Rear Swing-Axle Suspension

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