1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Cabriolet C

Coachwork by Sindelfingen
Estimate: $1,200,000 - $1,400,000
SOLD $1,072,500
Chassis: 154062
Engine: 154062

A Rare and Attractive 540 K
One of as Few as Six “Steep Rear” Examples Built
Right-Hand-Drive Chassis Delivered New to an English Customer
Retains Matching-Numbers Engine and Original Coachwork
Beautifully Maintained Older Restoration

5,401 CC Type M24 OHV Inline 8-Cylinder Engine
Single Twin-Updraft Carburetor
Roots-Type Twin-Lobe Supercharger
180 BHP at 3,400 RPM (Supercharger Engaged)
4-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Vacuum-Assisted Hydraulic Drum Brakes
Independent Front Double Wishbone Suspension with Coil Springs
Independent Rear Swing-Axle Suspension with Coil Springs


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