1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

Gullwing Coupe

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1956
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Other

Description

To be OFFERED AT AUCTION at RM’s Monterey event, August 17-18, 2012. To view this car and others currently consigned to this auction, please visit the RM website at rmauctions.com/Monterey .

Chassis No.
198.0405500707

Estimate:
$850,000 - $1,000,000 US

215 bhp (DIN), 240 bhp (SAE), 2,996 cc OHC inline six-cylinder engine with Bosch mechanical fuel injection and dry-sump oiling, four-speed all-synchromesh manual gearbox, independent front suspension with double wishbones, coil springs, and anti-roll bar, independent high-pivot swing-axle rear suspension with radius arms and coil springs, and servo-assisted, four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 2,400 mm.