1936 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster

Formerly the Property of Baroness Gisela von Krieger
Coachwork by Sindelfingen
Estimate:
SOLD $11,770,000
Chassis: 130949
Engine: 130949
Kommission No. 221515

  • Special-Ordered with Unique Custom Features
  • Captivating and Romantic History
  • Exceptionally Documented Provenance
  • Only Three Caretakers in 76 Years
  • Extremely Authentic Matching-Numbers Example
  • Pebble Beach Class-Winning Chris Charlton Restoration
  • Faithfully Presented in Original, As-Delivered Appearance
  • The Ultimate 540 K – A High-Door, Long-Tail Special Roadster
  • An Undisputed Masterwork of Automotive Art

5,401 CC Type M24 OHV Inline 8-Cylinder EngineSingle Twin-Updraft Carburetor Roots-Type Twin-Lobe Supercharger180 HP at 3,400 RPM (Supercharger Engaged)4-Speed Manual Gearbox4-Wheel Vacuum-Assisted Hydraulic Drum BrakesIndependent Front Double-Wishbone Suspension with Coil SpringsIndependent Rear Swing-Axle Suspension with Coil Springs


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