1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 Limosine Vehicle Profile

1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 photograph

1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 photograph

1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 photograph

1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 photograph

1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 photograph

1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 photograph

1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 photograph

1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 photograph

1972 Mercedes-Benz 6001972 Mercedes-Benz 6001972 Mercedes-Benz 6001972 Mercedes-Benz 6001972 Mercedes-Benz 6001972 Mercedes-Benz 6001972 Mercedes-Benz 6001972 Mercedes-Benz 600
Limosine
The Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullmans were owned by two Popes, Mao Se Tung, Idi Amin, John Lennon and Hugh Hefner. This 600 series was manufactured by Mercedes-Benz from 1963 until 1981 with the last cars being imported into the United States in 1972. The 600 was designed to be the ultimate expression of understate and refined motoring luxury and was one of, if not the most expensive cars built during any given year of production. It was probably the most visible yet most unattainable automobile anywhere in the world.

In the early 1960s, Mercedes-Benz set out to produce the ultimate grand touring car. The result was the 600 series, which were built several different ways over the period of their production, including sedan, long wheelbase limousine (Pullman), long wheelbase convertible (Landaulet), and two specially built coupes. It became the automobile favored by everyone from dignitaries to despots, captains of industry to heads of state, and everyone in between, provided you had a checkbook large enough to acquire one of these rare automobiles.

This particular 600 was bought new by Hugh Hefner in 1972 as his personal 'daily driver' (chauffeur driven) for use between his home on State Street and his headquarters on Michigan Avenue. It was acquired by its current owner in 1982, restored, and continues to be seen occasionally around the same neighborhoods.


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2014 1
2013 1
2012 1
2011 2

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2015$236,500$236,5001
2014$93,500$93,5001
2013$88,000$88,0001
2012$80,000$80,0001
2011$49,258$63,8662

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1972 sales)
1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 LWB Pullman Limousine
Sold for $236,500
  2015 Auctions America - California
 
1972 MERCEDES-BENZ 600 4 DOOR SEDAN
Chassis#: 10001212002201
Sold for $93,500
  2014 Barrett-Jackson's 43RD Annual Scottsdale Auction
 
1972 MERCEDES-BENZ 600 4 DOOR SEDAN
Chassis#: 10001212002201
Sold for $88,000
  2013 Barrett-Jackson - Reno Tahoe
 
1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 Limousine 1 of 210 Produced, 57,000 Original Miles
Chassis#: 10001212002158
Sold for $80,000
  2012 Mecum - Monterey, CA
1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 image  1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 image  
1972 MERCEDES BENZ 600
Sold for $34,650
  2011 Auctions America - Fall Carlisle
 
1972 Mercedes-Benz 600
Sold for $63,866
  2011 Coys Auctions - Techno Classica
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1972 Mercedes-Benz 600's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1972 Mercedes-Benz 600 SWB Limousine 2009 Leake Auctions Houston Annual Leake Auto Auction Reliant Center$18,500  
1972 MERCEDES-BENZ 600 FOUR DOOR SEDAN 2003 Kruse Auctions Las Vegas, NV$0  

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