Lot 75

2012   |   Amelia Island Auction 2012

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

SOLD $715,000

Estimate

$700,000 - $900,000

Chassis

198.040.6500044

Engine

198.980.6500054, Body No. 198.040.6500040

Car Highlights

Matching-Numbers Example

One Owner for the Past 43 Years

Complete with Belly Pans, Books and Tools

Verified by Mercedes-Benz Factory Build Sheets

A Well-Kept Example of the Classic Gullwing

Factory-Delivered with Rudge Wheels

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection

215 BHP at 6,500 RPM

4-Speed Manual Transmission

4-Wheel Drum Brakes

Independent Double-Wishbone Front Suspension

Independent Swing-Axle Rear Suspension

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