1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster s/n 198.042.7500568 Fire Engine Red with Tan Leather Interior The 300SL was one of the most exotic cars available when it was new. Directly descended from racing cars, and chock full of innovative features, they were fast, beautiful, and expensive. Arguably the first 'supercar' ever (others claim that honor should be bestowed upon the Lamborghini Miura), the 300SL has been described as the McLaren F1 of its day. Thanks to Mercedes' development work during World War II in aircraft engines, the300SL became the first production car to feature fuel injection (directly injected into the cylinders no less), and the light but strong spaceframe necessitated the now legendary and often copied upwards opening doors on the closed variant of the car. The result was a stunningly beautiful but also functional car that was, depending on gearing, the fastest production car in the world. Surrounded by separate frame carbureted contemporaries, the SL was truly a glimpse of the future and remains today a very special car indeed. Its appeal is timeless and consequently, 300SLs have remained 'blue-chip' collector cars that are always in demand and perhaps even cultural
• Year: 1957
• Mileage: 25388 mi
1986 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Recreation by Ostermeier s/n 658761 Black with Tan Leather Interior Because the 300SL Gullwing is one of the most iconic classic cars there is, it is no surprise that they are well into seven figures now. They have always been desirable, rare, and expensive, and for this reason, Tony Ostermeier opened a facility in Gardena, California called Gullwing Car Company. There, approximately 50 hand-crafted and impressively accurate Gullwing recreations were built in the late 1980s and early 1990s. They are in fact so accurate and well-made that some of his reproduction parts were used during the restorations of genuine 300SLs. Under the skin, the cars featured modern Mercedes running gear, mostly from the contemporary W124 300E, including drivelines, suspension, brakes, and fuel-injected 3.0 liter inline-6 powerplants. The bodies were made of aluminum reinforced with aircraft epoxy/fiberglass, and steel, and the shape for it was molded off an original 300SL Gullwing to ensure the accuracy of its forms. The specification was modern, including 4-wheel disc brakes, air conditioning, and full leather interiors. This particular example has covered 16,000 miles
• Year: 1986
• Mileage: 16907 mi
1962 Mercedes Benz 300SL disc brake roadster, DB353 Silver-Blue metallic with red, blue convertible top, S/N 19804210 003010, 3.0 litre in-line 6 cylinder engine, 4 speed gear box, factory disc brakes, European headlights, factory hard top, fitted luggage, tool roll and jack, correct in all respects with original matching numbers engine, superb show quality Rudi & Company restoration completed 2010.
• Year: 1962
• Mileage: 1495 mi
This 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing is a factory Rudge wheel example that was born in DB157 Beige. It currently wears aging but still very presentable ruby red paint. Other than the paint, this car is all original. It comes with 40 years of records and it's factory tool kit. It was also special ordered with the 3.64 rear axle ratio from the factory. It's had just three owners from new and has spent most of it's life in California. According to Paul Russell and Co, this is one of the best driving Gullwings they've ever driven. An absolutely original car that's nothing but honest for only $1,495,000.
• Year: 1955
1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Chassis no. 198.040.5500165 Engine no. M198.980.5500175 Body no. A198.040.5500164 215 hp, 2,992 cc SOHC six-cylinder engine with Bosch mechanical fuel injection, four-speed manual transmission, coil spring independent front suspension, coil spring and swing-axle rear suspension, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 94.5 in. Numbers-Matching example in desirable original colour combination DB 180 Silver Metallic over Red Leather, Delivered with Rudge wheels Previous owner had for 53 years, exceptionally well cared for, never restored. Believed to be just two owners from new, 88,018 miles on odometer. Mercedes-Benzs 300SL claimed 2nd in the Mille Miglia; 1-2-3 in the Berne, Switzerland, Sports Car Race; 1st and 2nd at Le Mans; 1-2-3-4 at the Nrburgring; and 1st and 2nd at La Carrera Panamericana. The Mexican Road Race had been an afterthought, with 300SL production slated to end beforehand, the racing car having accomplished what the factory set out to do. The companys U.S. distributor, Max Hoffman, spoke from his glassy Park Avenue showroom: there was a market in America for a fast, sexy Mercedes-Benz coupe, and a production version of t
• Year: 1955
• Mileage: 88018 mi
The Mercedes-Benz R107 and C107 were produced from 1971 through 1989, being the second longest single series ever produced by the automaker, after the G-Class. They were sold under the SL (R107) and SLC (C107) model names as the 280 SL, 280 SLC, 300 SL, etc. up to the 560 SL. The R107 replaced the W113 SL-Class in 1971 and was replaced by the R129 SL-Class in 1989. The SLC replaced the W111 Coupé in 1971 and was replaced by the C126 S-class coupe in 1981. Following the discontinuation of the SLC in September 1981, the 107 series continued initially as the 280, 380 and 500 SL. At this time, the V8 engines were re-tuned for greater efficiency, lost a few hp and consumed less fuel- this largely due to substantially higher (numerically lower) axle ratios that went from 3.27:1 to 2.47:1 for the 380 SL and from 2.72:1 to 2.27:1 for the 500 SL. From September 1985 the 280 SL was replaced by a new 300 SL, and the 380 SL by a 420 SL; the 500 SL continued and a 560 SL was introduced for certain extra-European markets, most notably the USA. Also in 1985, the Bosch KE Jetronic was fitted. The KE Jetronic system varied from the earlier, all mechanical system by the introduction of a more modern
• Year: 1987
We're proud to offer this beautiful 1999 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Recreation by Tony Ostermeier. Silver with striking red interior and only 19k miles showing. Tony Ostermeier is known for providing the best Gullwing experience for a fraction of the cost of an original. This car is powered by a Mercedes-Benz 3.0 liter 6 Cylinder engine mated to an automatic transmission. It also comes with reproduction luggage and tool kit. It comes with air conditioning, power steering, chrome wheels, and removable side windows. It drives excellent and is extremely smooth and quiet. The chrome is superb and the car has excellent panel fit and gaps. Don't miss this rare opportunity to own a gorgeous 300SL Gullwing for only $289,500
• Year: 1999
1957 Mercedes 300SL roadster. Red with black leather interior. Originally born with very desirable color Blue Grey and black leather. It's been a California car all it's life. Mechanically excellent . For only $1,095,000
• Year: 1957
Let's face facts: 300SL Gullwings and Roadsters have skyrocked in price over the last few years, so if you're going to plunk your money down to own one, make sure it's got a pedigree like this one. This spectacular Roadster has had just two owners for 95% of it's life and has gone a mere 77,000 original miles. It has its orignal, matching numbers engine, is still in its original colors, has all of it's original books, tools, jack, spare, radio... etc. Best of all, all of these facts are supremely well documented with copious receipts going back to virtually new. Over the years, expert servicing has been performed by 300SL luminaries Jerry Hjeltness, Steve Marx and Paul Russell. It doesn't get better than that. Price is SOLD
• Year: 1962
• Mileage: 77000 mi
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