Lot 156

2013   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2013

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 D Cabriolet

SOLD $495,000

Estimate

$500,000 - $650,000

Chassis

189033.12.002795

Engine

189980.12.002123

Car Highlights

One of 65 Examples Built and One of Far Fewer that Survive

A Late Model Featuring the Einspritzmotor

Multiple-Award Winner

Show-Level Restoration Completed by Marque Expert in 2011

Boasting Its Striking Original Color Combination

2013 Service by MBCA Technical Advisor

Complete with Owner’s Manual , Tools, and Luggage

Perhaps the Finest 300 D Cabriolet in Existence

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection

160 BHP at 5,500 RPM

Borg-Warner 3-Speed Automatic Gearbox

4-Wheel Vacuum-Assisted Drum Breaks

Independent Front Suspension with Coil Springs

Rear Swing Axle with Coil Spring

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