Lot 61

2020   |   Amelia Island 2020

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

SOLD $995,000

Estimate

$1,000,000 - $1,300,000

Chassis

198.042.7500094

Engine

198.980.7500108

Car Highlights

Among the First 300 SL Roadsters Built; Features Rare Early Production Details

Custom-Built for Princess Ashraf ol-Molouk Pahlavi of Iran in Special-Order Perlgrau (DB 125) Paint

Later Owned by Aviation Pioneer Thomas Foster Hamilton

Wonderful Unrestored Condition; Numerous Period Rally Accessories

Retains Matching-Numbers Engine per Mercedes-Benz Factory Records

Offered with Hardtop, Tool Kit, Jack, Manuals, and Documentation

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection

250 BHP at 6,200 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Finned Drum Brakes

Front Independent Suspension with Coil Springs

Rear Swing-Axle Suspension with Coil Springs

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that this vehicle is titled by its engine number.

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