Mercedes-Benz 300 SL, year 1957. Chassis number 19804275004XX, engine number 19898075004XX; Matching numbers and matching colours. The original ‘Lieferschein’ is present and it states the following: Farbe (colour) Hellblau nr. 334, interieur (interior) Leder creme nr. 1060, hood (Verdeck) beige nr. 979. Becker radio Order number SA55154/1, reversing lights Order number: SA55305/3. The car also comes with original suitcase in the boot which were delivered by ‘Bad Cannstadt’.
This tremendous Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster was sold new to New York, USA (The US title is still present). In the year 1999 the car was shipped to Germany and then registered in the Netherlands.
This fantastic Mercedes-Benz 300 SL is a true time capsule, the automobile was never restored, only once repainted, the seats once newly upholstered and the soft-top was given new beige lining. The car was beautifully serviced over the years. In the year 2006 the mechanical petrol injection pump was overhauled and in 2006 the brakes were overhauled. The bodywork shows a fantastic panel fit, brilliant original chrome and all the original details. This highly desirable Mercedes-Benz 300 SL roadster comes with a fully original hardtop and a history file. The automobile is in a fantastic original condition which is extremely rare to find. This 300 SL car has been cherished by one proud owner since 1999. The car has participated in many historic events like the Grand Prix Nuvolari and it drives and sounds perfectly. This gorgeous Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster is a highly desirable, super original, and perfectly serviced time capsule. A 300 SL in this condition is very rare, this specimen must be any collectors dream.