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1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

VIN: 198.042.10.002499
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Sold
$1,430,356
Jul 2, 2021
Bring a Trailer
Los Angeles, CA, USA
58,000 mi
Manual
LHD
Original & Highly Original
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  • HISTORY (1)
  • SPECS
  • COMPS (30)
  • TAXONOMY

Market Summary

The Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster - W198 (1957 to 1963) market.

CMB $1,374,588
The CLASSIC.COM Market Benchmark (CMB) represents a benchmark value for vehicles in this market based on data accumulated by CLASSIC.COM. Actual market value for a specific vehicle will depend on various elements, including the condition of the vehicle.
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The 300SL Roadster was the open top variant of the Mercedes-Benz 300SL. Introduced in 1957, the roadster was the successor to the famous 300... Learn more.
There are 7 Mercedes-Benz 300SL - W198 for sale across all model years (1954 to 1963) and variants, 5 are 300 SL Roadster and none are model year 1961 . There were 74 300 SL Roadster sold in the last 5 years.

Vehicle History

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Jul 2, 2021
Sold at Bring a Trailer Auctions for $1,430,356
58,000 mi · Los Angeles, CA, USA

Comps

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1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

Original & Highly Original
6865 mi 61k mi
Manual transmission Manual
LHD steering LHD
Not Sold
$897,000
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Highest Bid
Aug 11, 2015
92% Relevance
Relevance Score Criteria

Model
Year
Make
Model Family
Model Generation
Model Variant
Model Trim
Powertrain
Engine
Transmission Type
Drive Type
Mileage
  • 38K - 76K
Body
Vehicle Type
Body Style
Doors
Driver Side
Ext. Color Group
Int. Color Group
Other Details
Originality
Location
Recency

1959 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster

Original & Highly Original
6865 mi 69k mi
Manual transmission Manual
LHD steering LHD
Sold
$1,187,500
Bonhams
Aug 18, 2023
91% Relevance
Relevance Score Criteria

Model
Year
Make
Model Family
Model Generation
Model Variant
Model Trim
Powertrain
Engine
Transmission Type
Drive Type
Mileage
  • 38K - 76K
Body
Vehicle Type
Body Style
Doors
Driver Side
Ext. Color Group
Int. Color Group
Other Details
Originality
Location
Recency

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

Original & Highly Original
6865 mi 60k mi
Manual transmission Manual
LHD steering LHD
Sold
$1,045,000
Mecum
Jan 7, 2023
91% Relevance
Relevance Score Criteria

Model
Year
Make
Model Family
Model Generation
Model Variant
Model Trim
Powertrain
Engine
Transmission Type
Drive Type
Mileage
  • 38K - 76K
Body
Vehicle Type
Body Style
Doors
Driver Side
Ext. Color Group
Int. Color Group
Other Details
Originality
Location
Recency

Specs

Details about this vehicle - curated by our market specialists.

Year
1961
Model Family
Model Generation
Model Variant
300 SL
Model Trim
-
Engine
3.0L I6 (M198 I)
Transmission
Manual
Drive Type
Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)
Originality
Original & Highly Original
Mileage
58,000 mi
VIN
198.042.10.002499
Vehicle Type
Automobile
Body Style
Convertible
Doors
2 Doors
Driver Side
Left Hand Drive
Ext. Color Group
White
Int. Color Group
Green

Taxonomy

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