1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster (W198)SOLD
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Very nice and very original 300 SL Roadster. Chassis 198042.7500612. 82.000 mls recorded. Originally sold to the USA (sonderausfuhrung fur USA). Originally finished in weisegrau (158) with black leather (953) and shipped in 'leichter seekiste' (light wooden box). Repainted early in its life in silver (as it arrived in dull silver paint in Holland) and seats long time ago retrimmed in the USA in black tex, very old (maybe the 1st) hood (?). Dash in very nice original leather and interior sill covers still in old leather, good chrome. In 1988 it belonged to a Mr Don Johnson of Rancho Palos Verdes California, he also owned a 280 SE 3.5 litre coupe. Imported from USA in 1999 and road registered in Holland. In 2000/2001 completely restored body from bare metal (pictures and invoices) and beautifully repainted in silver, rebuilt suspension and brakes, fresh Michelin tyres, fully serviced (comes with around 50.000 Euro invoices). Only 1.000 mls since. All work done by a well known classic Mercedes specialist. Matching nrs. Could use hood/carpets/leather to the seats, or can be used with interior it has. Runs and drives very well. Now for sale from 6 year ownership for a new enthusiast. Beautiful car with excellent panelwork and chassis. Dutch registered and APK(CT/MOT/TUV).We are only 25 km from Amsterdam airport. Priced attractively in the current market! Expected a fully restored 1959 300 SL Roadster and a 1956 300 SL Gullwing!

Reference Number 361

as of 6/1/2006

Overview
Car 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster (W198)
VIN 198042.7500612 
Exterior / Interior Color      Silver /      Black 
Mileage 82.000 km 
Options Exterior: Metallic paint 
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