1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

Estimate: $1,300,000 - $1,600,000
SOLD $1,435,000
Chassis: 198.040.5500780
Engine: 198.980.5500819

Astoundingly Original and Well-Preserved Example
One of 12 Gullwings Finished by the Factory in DB 543 Strawberry Metallic, and Just Three of Those with Black Interior
Displayed 9,950 Miles Documented when Catalogued
Presented with Its Original Leather Interior, Manual Set, Keys, and Spare Tire
Accompanied by Tool Roll, Rare Touring Kit, and Fitted Luggage
Among the Very Finest Unrestored 300 SLs Extant

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

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