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  Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Alloy 'Gullwing' Coupe      

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced in:1955
Numbers built:29
Internal name:W198
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 24, 2012
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Chassis 198.040.5500190 One of the very first Alloy-bodied 'Gullwings', chassis 5500190 was built to custom order of none other than Juan Manuel Fangio, who was a Mercedes-Benz works driver. 'The Master' had the car fitted with the tallest final drive ratio and Dunlop racing tires and also had the >>>

Chassis 198.043.5500332 Bought new by Casablanca Mercedes-Benz agent Joseph F. Weckerlé, this is the only one of the 24 alloy bodied 'Gullwings' to be sold to the African continent. It was finished with in silver grey metallic with a blue vinyl and gabardine fabric interior. It was also equipped w>>>

Chassis 198.043.5500383 Finished in Silver Gray Metallic with a red leather interior, this is the 14th of just 29 300 SLs equipped with a lightweight, alloy body. Among its subsequent owners of this 300 SL was Hans Kleissl of specialist company HK Engineering. In 2017, it was submitted to a restora>>>

Chassis 198.043.5500786 The 20th of the 29 Alloy 'Gullwings' built, this example was ordered by a Swiss industrialist, who picked the car himself and drove it home in October of 1955. By the 1960s, the 300 SL resurfaced in the United States. It remained here for over two decades passing through the>>>


  Article Image gallery (65) Chassis (4) Specifications