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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