Fifty-five Mercedes-Benz collector cars go under the hammer in October
|CTVnews 01 Oct 2017 at 11:50|
Auctioneers Artcurial Motorcars is holding a unique sale dedicated exclusively to the Mercedes-Benz brand, Oc. 15, 2017, in Rueil-Malmaison on the outskirts of Paris.
More than 50 lots will go under the hammer, charting the history of the brand, from a replica Benz Patent-Motorwagen tricycle from 1886 (estimated at 90,000 - 110,000) to a 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG coup (180,000 - 220,000). Some of the vehicles come directly from the private collection of Mercedes-Benz France, while others hail from private collectors.
Two cars could break the million euro mark -- a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL with gull-wing doors, estimated at 900,000 - 1.3 million, and a 1961 hard-top 300 SL roadster estimated at 800,000 - 1 million. Fans of sleek German rides with cash to spare can also try bidding for a 1934 Mercedes-Benz Nrburg 500 Sport Tourenwagen (700,000 - 850,000), a 1938 320 Cabriolet A (550,000 - 700,000) and a 2009 McLaren SLR 722 S Roadster (780,000 - 860,000).
All the vehicles up for auction will be on public display ahead of the sale, Friday, Oct.13 to Sunday, Oct.15, 2017 at the Mercedes-Benz Center Paris in Rueil-Malmaison.
The Mercedes-Benz by Artcurial Motorcars auction will be held Oct.15 at the Mercedes-Benz Center Paris in Rueil-Malmaison. Website: artcurial.com