1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 S

330SC Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1958
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Yellow
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring
Germany
Saturday 14 August 2010
Motor Cars at 16:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: 1880156500144
The Mercedes-Benz 300S model was first shown to the public at the Paris Salon in 1951. When production began, it was offered in three different body styles comprising the Coupe, Roadster and Cabriolet. They were hand built, meaning they were expensive and out of the reach of most consumers. At $14,000, they were lavishly appointed and well outfitted, even having custom made luggage that fitted between the two spare wheels in the boot. The coupe combines styling elements of coach built, pre-war Mercedes-Benz models with the lower, sleeker look of the post-war era. The three litre, single overhead camshaft engine was a forebear of the six cylinder which would ultimately power the 300SL Gullwing. In 300S trim, the engine was equipped with three twin choke carburettors and good for 150 horse