Lot 53

2013   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2013

1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

SOLD $1,622,500

Estimate

$1,600,000 - $2,200,000

Chassis

198.042.10.003142

Engine

198.982.10.000107

Car Highlights

One of Just 210 Disc-Brake, Alloy-Block Roadsters Built

Spectacular, One-of-One Factory Color Combination

A 43,000-Mile Example

Fascinating and Complete History

Equipped with Original Factory Hardtop

Beautifully Preserved 1073 Red Leather Interior

The Ultimate Specification 300 SL Roadster

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine

250 BHP at 6,200 RPM

Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Disc Brakes

Independent Double-Wishbone Front Suspension

Independent Rear Swing-Axle Suspension

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center estimates the build date of this disc-brake, alloy-block Roadster as September 1962, but it is commonly known and titled as a 1963.

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