Maybe for those of you classic car lovers, you are familiar with one of these 1954 Mercedes Benz cars.
And for antique car collectors, one of their targets for classic cars with exorbitant prices is the Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing.
This two-seater sportscar was produced by Mercedes-Benz with the gullwing coupe model years 1954 – 1957 and the roadster (1957 – 1963). Using the chassis code W 198, in the development process based on the W 194 in 1952. SL itself stands for'super-light'.
You need to know, two years ago a 1957 300SL roadster model sold for US $ 1,512,500 at a Scottsdale auction in America, so don't be surprised if this type of car is the most expensive classic car type in the world.
As we have discussed above for the design, elegance and luxury of the 300 SL type, which is to adopt innovative solutions at that time, namely the era of the 50s. The 2-door Mercedes coupe has a tubular frame, a 2,996 cc front longitudinal engine connected to a 4-speed transmission and rear drive. The maximum speed of the 300 SL was 260 Km/h (162 mph) so at that time this type of car was specifically made to be a formidable racing car at that time.