Lot 160

2017   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2017

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

SOLD $1,347,500

Estimate

$1,200,000 - $1,500,000

Chassis

198.042.7500211

Engine

198.980.7500240

Car Highlights

One of Approximately 27 Examples Fitted from New with Rudge Wheels

Matching-Numbers Engine per Mercedes-Benz Data Card

Presented in Desirable Original Color Combination and Specifications

Equipped with Hardtop and Becker Radio

The Ultimate-Specification Early Production 300 SL Roadster

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 Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Independent Double-Wishbone Front Suspension

Independent Rear Swing-Axle Suspension

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that it has been observed that this vehicle may require a starter ring gear replacement. At the buyer’s election, the starter ring gear will be replaced prior to delivery at no cost to buyer.

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