1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1960
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Sky Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Hall 3, Stand 1.02
Essen
Germany
Saturday 4th April 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Tel: +49 (0) 201 5233 1011/1012 Fax: +49 (0) 201 5233 1251
Viewing:
2nd April from 10.00 - 18.00
3rd April from 10.00 - 19.00
4th April from 09.00 until start of sale
Collectors Auction at 14.00
Motorcars Auction 15.30
The Mercedes Benz‘s 300 SL is undoubtedly one of the world‘s all time great sports cars and one of the most sought after by today‘s discerning collectors.
Originally conceived as a competition car, derived from a range of cars culminating in Stirling Moss‘s legendary Mille-Miglia-winning car, SLs won, among other events, the Le Mans 24 Hours and the gruelling Carerra Panamericana. In fact, the 300 SL won more competitions in its time than virtually any other car since. There are far too many victories to list here: suffice to say that no other manufacturer could field a car that could combine such speed, reliability and all round a