Mercedes-Benz 300 S Roadster, year 1953. Type W188. Chassis number 188012/00119/5X, engine number 188.920.001805X, body number 1881800039/5X. Colour light yellow combined with an ochre leather interior and light beige carpet. Brown mohair hood and ochre leather hood cover. This impressive and hand-built Mercedes-Benz 300 S is a highly sought after and rare Roadster model of the most exclusive 300 model range. The 300 was introduced on the Paris Motor Show in 1951 and production started from mid-1952. The press hailed the 300 as “car of the world elites” and as a “model for what can be achieved today in automobile construction”. The 300 S is a very well build luxury automobile indeed. Everything feels like being made for eternity. In the past the car was given wonderful new paint, and the interior was given beautiful new upholstery. This automobile is in exceptionally good to excellent condition, you will only find slight signs of previous use. This large luxury car drives perfectly. The car comes with wonderful factory options like the Becker Nürburg radio and the Bosch foglamps at the front. Furthermore, the automobile is fitted with power brakes and tyres with white sidewalls. The original owner’s manual is present. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a Mercedes-Benz 300 S roadster in wonderful condition.
Engine: Six cilinder engine