Lot 42

2013   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2014

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

SOLD $1,897,500

Estimate

$1,100,000 - $1,400,000

Chassis

198.040.6500299

Engine

198.980.6500303 Body No. 198.040.6500295

Car Highlights

A Magnificent Unrestored Gullwing

Exceptional Factory Color Combination

Delivered to Los Angeles and Last Road Registered in 1983

Single-Family Ownership for Almost 50 Years

Genuine Example with Original Engine, Chassis, and Body

Marvelous Character and Patina

Never Restored, Shown, or Offered for Public Sale

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 Servo-Assisted Drum Brakes

Independent Double-Wishbone Front Suspension

Independent Rear Swing-Axle Suspension

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