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1939 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster Sells for $6.6M

A restored pre-World War 2 era 1939 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special was just sold for a whopping $6.6 million. The sale happened during an auction in Phoenix, Arizona. According to The Telegraph, the unit sold was believed as the last example of its model before the Second World War broke out. It was reportedly hidden from the Nazis and smuggled out of the former Soviet Union. RM Sotheby’s West Coast Division supervised the sale of the classic Mercedes. The source did not mention the auto’s previous owner as well as the one who got the winning bid to the 540 K Special Roadster. It did claim though that the car is about 17.5 ft… Continue Reading »

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The Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing Remains Among the Hottest Commodities in Auctions

The Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing appears to be still among the hottest cars for collectors presently. This was shown in a series of auctions recently held in Arizona. According to AZCentral’s coverage of the series of auctions conducted in the State of Arizona, the Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing was among the cars that attracted a lot of attention from bidders. Reportedly, seven of the vintage Mercedes 300 SL Gullwings and roadsters offered by Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. sold for more than $1 million each. That included a 1955 Gullwing coupe which fetched a price of around $2.09 million. Notably, the racing legend Stirling Moss drove the Gullwing all over the auction… Continue Reading »

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