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Lot 154

2012   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2012

1953 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Roadster

SOLD $550,000

Estimate

$500,000 - $650,000

Chassis

188.012.00220/53

Engine

188.920.00226/53 Body No. 188.1800076/53

Car Highlights

Complete with Tool Kit, Factory Literature and Original Karl Baisch Luggage
Numerous Best in Class and Best of Show Honors
First Prize AACA Grand National Award Winner
Restored by Robert Platz of Precision Auto
Finished in Correct, Factory-Delivered Color Scheme
One of Only 141 300 S Roadsters Built
Two Owners Over the Past 45 Years
One of the Most Exclusive Luxury Automobiles of the Early 1950s

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
Triple Solex 40 PBVC Carburetors
150 BHP at 5,000 RPM
4-Speed Manual Gearbox
4-Wheel Servo-Assisted Drum Brakes
Independent Coil-Spring Front Suspension
Rear Swing Axle Suspension with Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that this car is titled 300S188012.

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