Lot 151

2015   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2015

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 D Cabriolet

SOLD $484,000

Estimate

$475,000 - $550,000

Chassis

189.033-12-9500349

Engine

189.980-12-9500266

Car Highlights

One of Only 65 300 D Cabriolets Built

Late-Production Example with Bosch Fuel Injection

Ordered New and Owned for 37 Years by Music Legend Ella Fitzgerald

Presented in Original Colors and Offered with Superb Documentation

A Must for the Serious Mercedes-Benz Collector

Technical Specs

2,996 CC Inline SOHC 6-Cylinder Engine

Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection

160 BHP at 5,500 RPM

3-Speed BorgWarner Automatic Transmission

4-Wheel Vacuum-Assisted Drum Brakes

Independent Front Suspension with Coil Springs

Rear Swing Axle with Coil Springs

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