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Lot 27

2012   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2012

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Alloy Gullwing

SOLD $4,620,000

Estimate

$2,500,000 - $3,000,000

Chassis

198.043.5500208

Engine

198.980.5500218 Karrosserie No. 198.043.5500005

Car Highlights

The Sixth of 29 Aluminum-Bodied 300 SL Gullwings Built
Numerous Competition-Born Features
Original Matching-Numbers NSL-Code Engine
Complete with Rudge Wheels, Belly Pans and Luggage
Recent Major Refurbishment by Rudi Koniczek’s Rudi & Co.
Kirkland Concours d’Elegance Award Winner
Exacting Finish Throughout
The Rarest and Most Desirable of All 300 SLs

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection
240 BHP at 5,800 RPM
4-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes
Independent Double-Wishbone Front Suspension
Independent Rear Swing-Axle Suspension
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