1959 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1959
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Country VAT 
    CH
  • Chassis number 
    1.98E+14
  • Lot number 
    32
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Restored
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Grey
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

For sale in our upcoming auction on September 16th at the Montreux Palace, exhibition on the Montreux Palace garden, from September 13 to 16. Our copy is a model Mercedes 300 SL Roaster type W198. It has been in the hands of its current owner for 30 years and the latter knew how to maintain it in a condition of presentation and very desirable use. It is proposed in an elegant combination of color Anthracite camel leather trim, and most of the leathers present a magnificent patina. Certain parts of the inside has been replaced, such as the passages of doors as well as that of the central tunnel. The owner would not polished the new leathers make visible the renovation. Over time, the engine, the frame, the rolling trains one resumed to allow an unwavering functioning of the car. Brakes and servo brakes were changed, and the set of the edible components was replaced.
The vehicle was moreover raised and defused several years ago to allow a total check of its structure. This dismantling will have also allowed a total restoration of the paint. The former paint was sanded to allow to repaint the body in its tint of origin MB 172 anthracite. The frame was completely handled as for him as well as the set of rooms the component. On the road, this 300 SL behaves marvelously. A long road test highlighted the quality of its maintenance. The engine dashes with no problem at all and its slow motion stabilizes very fast. Ratios take place in the perfection and its behavior in bend and during the phases of braking suffers no problem.
The hood does not present tear, wear nor cut and the vehicle will be delivered with its hard-top of the same tint as the body.
Matching Number and Matching Color, this copy has a very beautiful history and was maintained by enthusiasts. Delivered in a very elegant combination of colors and presenting a pleasant patina, this beautiful 300 SL is an exceptional part of the history of automobile, a real collectible item, and a sensational automobile. More details of the car and registration for online or telephone bid here : www.galartis.ch / +41 21 695 25 25

Contact? : Alexandre THOMAS
+41 (0)79 946 27 59
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