1936 Mercedes-Benz Pre-War

500K Three-Position Drophead Coupe by Corsica

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1936
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of London

October 29, 2008
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Preview:
October 28 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
October 29 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalog available for £50.00. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.

AUCTION LOCATION
Battersea Evolution
Chelsea Bridge Entrance
Battersea Park
London SW11 4NJ

100/180 bhp, 4,984 cc overhead-valve supercharged inline eight-cylinder engine, four-speed manual gearbox, double-wishbone independent front suspension with coil springs, swing-axle rear suspension with coil springs, four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes with vacuum assist. Wheelbase: 129.5" (3,290mm)

Neither Carl Benz nor Gottlieb Daimler could have possibly imagined the companies they founded would eventually merge in 1926, and that the