Broad Arrow Auctions is Selling This Gorgeous 1955 300 SL Gullwing in Monterey

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It is set to go under the hammer with estimates between $1.5 million and $1.8 million.

A 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing, a jewel among classic automobiles, is poised to captivate collectors at the Monterey Jet Center auction in 2024. This iconic vehicle, celebrated for its distinctive gull-wing doors and racing pedigree, comes with an estimated price tag of $1,500,000 to $1,800,000, reflecting its pristine condition and exceptional provenance.

Having spent the last fifteen years in a revered California collection, this Gullwing has undergone a comprehensive nut-and-bolt restoration by the esteemed specialists at Hjeltness Restoration. The meticulous work has returned the car to its original splendor, ensuring that every detail aligns with the standards of Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts and collectors.

This 300 SL is not just a showpiece but also a multiple Concours d'Elegance award winner, including accolades for Best of Show, underscoring its unparalleled quality and craftsmanship. It retains its matching-numbers engine, chassis, and bodywork, further enhancing its value and authenticity for potential buyers.

The car is also handsomely equipped with period-correct Rudge wheels, bespoke two-piece fitted luggage, and protective belly pans, adding to its allure and functionality. Its eligibility for prestigious events such as the Mille Miglia makes it a desirable asset for any collector looking to participate in exclusive Concours and driving events.

This Gullwing stands as a superb example of one of the most collectible cars ever produced, offering a unique blend of historical significance, exquisite restoration, and complete documentation, making it a highlight of the upcoming Monterey auction and a potential centerpiece of any classic car collection.

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