Lot 115

2020   |   Scottsdale 2020

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

SOLD $775,000

Estimate

$700,000 - $900,000

Chassis

198.042.10.002707

Engine

198.980.10.002534

Car Highlights

One of the Best-Engineered Sports Cars of Its Era

An Original European-Specification Example

Enjoyed for the Past Decade in a Private California Collection

Equipped with Distinctive Nardi Wood-Rimmed Steering Wheel, Fitted Luggage, and European Headlights

An Outstanding Example of a Truly Iconic Mercedes-Benz

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

Front Independent Double-Wishbone Suspension with Coil Springs

Rear Swing-Axle Suspension with Coil Springs

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