Lot 68

2017   |   Amelia Island Auctions 2017

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 C

SOLD $55,000

Estimate

$75,000 - $100,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

186.017.6500835

Car Highlights

Factory-Specified in Lovely Strawberry Red Paint Finish

Optioned with Full-Length Sliding Sunroof

Well-Maintained 1980s Restoration as Featured in The Star Magazine

Documented with Copy of Factory Build Sheet

One of 885 Examples Built in 1956, and 1,432 Examples Overall

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Twin Solex Carburetors

136 BHP at 4,500 RPM

3-Speed Borg-Warner Automatic Transmission

4-Wheel Vacuum-Assisted Drum Brakes

Independent Front Suspension with Coil Springs

Swing-Axle Rear Suspension with Coil Springs

Saleroom Addendum

Please note that this vehicle is titled 1955.

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