1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

Estimate: $1,300,000 - $1,600,000
SOLD $1,650,000
Chassis: 198.040.5500628
Engine: 198.980.5500669
*Please note this vehicle is titled 1956 and by its engine number, 1989805500669M.

Purchased New by Big Band Leader and Famed Mercedes-Benz Enthusiast Don Ricardo
Chassis, Engine, and Body Numbers Correspond to Factory Documents
Numerous Period Modifications Are Fully Intact
Retains Factory-Installed Rudge Wheels and Black Karl Baisch Fitted Luggage
A Famous and Revered Gullwing Among Mercedes-Benz Devotees

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

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