1962 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1962
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Chassis number 
    198.042.10.003044
  • Engine number 
    198.980.10.003112
  • Lot number 
    108
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Interior colour 
    Red
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    White
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Chassis No.
198.042.10.003044

Estimate:
€650,000 - €800,000

215 bhp (DIN), 240 bhp (SAE), 2,996 cc overhead cam inline six-cylinder engine, four-speed manual gearbox, coil spring independent front suspension, coil spring single point swing axle rear suspension, and four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes. Wheelbase: 2,400 mm (94.5 in.)

Matching-numbers and low-mileage Roadster
Originally delivered to Switzerland
Five-year comprehensive restoration
Uprated for pleasurable driving on today s roads

Racing languished at Mercedes-Benz after World War II, but a competition car was soon developed, using many components from the mighty 300 Adenauer Saloon. Designed primarily by chief engineer Rudolf Uhlenhaut, the car was built on a tubular space frame and clothed in aluminium. The configuration of the space frame necessitated un

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