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Lot 75

2012   |   Amelia Island Auction 2012

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

SOLD $715,000

Estimate

$700,000 - $900,000

Chassis

198.040.6500044

Engine

198.980.6500054, Body No. 198.040.6500040

Car Highlights

Matching-Numbers Example
One Owner for the Past 43 Years
Complete with Belly Pans, Books and Tools
Verified by Mercedes-Benz Factory Build Sheets
A Well-Kept Example of the Classic Gullwing
Factory-Delivered with Rudge Wheels

Technical Specs

2,996 CC SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection
215 BHP at 6,500 RPM
4-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Wheel Drum Brakes
Independent Double-Wishbone Front Suspension
Independent Swing-Axle Rear Suspension
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