Mercedes-Benz 300 ‘SLS’ year 1957. Chassis number 198042-7500XXX. Colour silver metallic. Race interior with bucket seats upholstered with blue leather and blue / grey cubes pattern cloth, dashboard clad in blue leather. This magnificent Mercedes-Benz 300 SL was in the years 2000/2001 modified to SLS specifications by the renowned firm of HK-Engineering in Germany. Fitted were items like a special SLS type low drag window, a special racing exhaust, a rubber racing petrol ‘cell’ in the boot, disc brakes and quick fasteners for the hood and the boot lid.
This magnificent 300 SLS is in excellent condition and the car handles, drives and sounds perfectly! Over the last decade the car has built up a beautiful (racing) history in the Carrera Panamericana, Goodwood Revival, Oschersleben and on the Nurburgring. Last but not least the world famous drivers Jack Brabham and Stirling Moss have participated in the Australian ‘Classic Adelaide’ driving this car. The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL is one of the premier collector’s cars, one of the greatest classics and a sound investment in the highly regarded Mercedes-Benz heritage.