Selling a 1956 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing


1956 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing

Launched in 1954 as a spin-off of the original 1952 Mercedes 300SL racecar, the Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing is perhaps one of the most iconic classics to come from the European automotive market in the mid-1950s. While most automotive manufacturers begin with the production car and follow that development with a racecar, the Gullwing was unique. It would keep the racing version’s strong tubular frame and high sills, and would offer a fully independent suspension and fuel-injected version of Mercedes’ 2,995cc single-overhead camshaft engine. Drum brakes were fitted at each corner and a four-speed manual transmission gave drivers a truly authentic racing feel. The 1956 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing (like other Gullwing models) would have a top speed in excess of 160mph, and was one of the fastest production cars in the world when it debuted. If you’re thinking about selling a 1956 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing, examples that offer some of the additional factory options often command values higher than others. The optional engine upgrade, Rudge knock-off wheels and fitted luggage are a few examples. Additionally, having one of the original 29 models to be produced in aluminum will increase value.


1956 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing Seller’s Tips

The Alex Manos team, a Los Angeles classic car dealership, understands the importance these classic cars can have to their owners and the emotions that can come from deciding to sell. If you’re thinking about selling your 1956 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing, you can rest assured knowing that when you partner with the Alex Manos team your transaction will be as smooth and successful as possible, and that they will work with you to ensure your needs are met. With years of experience in the classic car industry, their team understands the current demand for the 1956 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing including historical data, and can help you evaluate the value of your classic in today’s market. Furthermore, they can provide you with valuable Seller’s Tips and resources to ensure that you are successful. Always in the market to buy classics of all makes, models and conditions, their team will also offer you top dollar for your Gullwing if they think it would be a good addition to their inventory.



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Take the hassle and worry out of selling your classic Gullwing by connecting with the Alex Manos team today. Contact their team to discuss your sales options and to let the team learn more about your particular example. They look forward to hearing from you and welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and lasting business.


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