1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing expected to fetch half a million at an auction

All you car collectors eagerly awaiting the next big auto auction, here is some news that you can definitely use. Come November 7 and Artcurial will host its Automobiles sur les Champs Elysées auction. An auction you can’t miss, it promises to feature over 50 lots of automobiles and automobilia. The highlight of this sale is sure to be the 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing. One of the most sought after collector’s cars in the world. Besides the signature upward swinging doors, this collector’s favorite car boasts of a lightweight chassis, an innovative fuel injection and can achieve speeds of up-to 150mph. This exquisite beauty from Mercedes-Benz has a pre-sale estimate of €350,000-400,000 ($443,775- $507.300).

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A treat both to look at and drive, it is sure to fetch bids way over its pre-sale estimate.