1956
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    300 Sc Coupé

    • 1 of only 98 built
    • Extensively restored by marque experts
    • "Matching-Numbers"
    • One family ownership for 30 years
    Colour Darkblue
    Interior Leather light brown
    Type Sports car/Coupe
    Gearbox Manual shift
    Drive Left
    Location Hamburg

    Description:

    The Type 300 S (W 188 I) was presented at the Paris Motor Show in October 1951 and is today one of the most sought-after collectors’ cars of all. With a list price of DM 36,500, the Mercedes 300 Sc (W 188 II) with fuel injection engine was DM 7,500 more expensive than the 300 SL Gullwing at the time! Only 98 examples of the 300 Sc Coupé were built between January 1956 and July 1957!

    According to the Mercedes-Benz data card available, the vehicle presented here was completed on 25.06.1956 and delivered to Mr. J. Louis in the USA on 29.05.1957, where it has resided without interruption ever since. Based on its well-preserved original condition, the car underwent an extensive restoration by marque specialists over a period of four years. Before having been restored the car had been with one family in La Jolla, California for 30 years and was traded through well-known 300 Sc expert Chuck Brahms. A rare opportunity to acquire an early example of the coveted 300 Sc Coupé in particularly beautiful condition.

    Equipment:
    Luggage set, spare wheel, burl wood, original chrome wheels.

    Engine:
    In-line six-cylinder with Bosch injection, 2996 cm³, 175 hp at 5,400 rpm, 4-speed manual transmission

    498.000,00 €

    (§ 25 a, no tax to be shown)

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    Description:

    The Type 300 S (W 188 I) was presented at the Paris Motor Show in October 1951 and is today one of the most sought-after collectors’ cars of all. With a list price of DM 36,500, the Mercedes 300 Sc (W 188 II) with fuel injection engine was DM 7,500 more expensive than the 300 SL Gullwing at the time! Only 98 examples of the 300 Sc Coupé were built between January 1956 and July 1957!

    According to the Mercedes-Benz data card available, the vehicle presented here was completed on 25.06.1956 and delivered to Mr. J. Louis in the USA on 29.05.1957, where it has resided without interruption ever since. Based on its well-preserved original condition, the car underwent an extensive restoration by marque specialists over a period of four years. Before having been restored the car had been with one family in La Jolla, California for 30 years and was traded through well-known 300 Sc expert Chuck Brahms. A rare opportunity to acquire an early example of the coveted 300 Sc Coupé in particularly beautiful condition.

    Equipment:
    Luggage set, spare wheel, burl wood, original chrome wheels.

    Engine:
    In-line six-cylinder with Bosch injection, 2996 cm³, 175 hp at 5,400 rpm, 4-speed manual transmission

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