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1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC Cabriolet Vehicle Profile

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC photograph

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC photograph

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC photograph

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC photograph

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC photograph

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC photograph

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
Mercedes-Benz produced three luxury cars to special order in the mid 1950's. They were the most expensive cars Mercedes built and fewer than 600 examples were produced. The rarest of these is the 300 Sc Roadster produced for only two years. With graceful and elegant bodies, soft-tops tucked neatly under metal tonneau covers and upgraded engines with Bosch fuel injection adapted from the 300 SL open race cars, each of the 53 cars produced was spectacular.

The 300 Sc was built to order by hand. All panels were carefully fitted with edges leaded in to even panel gaps. Trim was carefully fitted to each body and then removed to be chromed before reinstallation. Interior wood veneer, in the grain and finish specified by the owner, would be cut in book-matched symmetric patterns before fitting.

This car was finished on April 4, 1956, and exported to the United States. It had several owners throughout the Midwestern United States.



No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1956 sales)
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Roadster
Chassis#: 188.015.5500005
Sold for USD$775,000
  2021 RM Sothebys : Arizona
 
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300Sc Roadster
Chassis#: 188015.5500016
Sold for USD$698,000
  2021 Bonhams : The Scottsdale Auction
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  
1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SC CABRIOLET
Chassis#: 188.013.5500007
Sold for USD$748,000
  2020 Gooding : Geared Online
 
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Coupe
Chassis#: 188.014.5500029
Sold for USD$485,000
  2020 RM Sothebys : Shift/Monterey
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  
1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SC ROADSTER
Chassis#: 188.015.6500069
Sold for USD$951,000
  2020 Bonhams : Quail Motorcar Auction
 
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc 'Sunroof' Coupe
Chassis#: 188.014.6500070
Sold for USD$368,000
  2020 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale Arizona
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SC Coupé
Chassis#: 188 014 6500134
Sold for USD$465,982
  2019 Bonhams : Goodwood Members Meeting
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Coupé
Chassis#: 188.014.6500034
Sold for USD$511,345
  2019 RM Sothebys : Paris
 
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Roadster
Chassis#: 188.015.5500026
Sold for USD$885,000
  2019 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Roadster
Chassis#: 188.015.6500069
Sold for USD$1,072,500
  2015 RM Sotheby's NY Auction : Driven By Distruption
 
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300Sc Coupe
Chassis#: 188.014.5500029
Sold for USD$671,000
  2015 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Coupé
Chassis#: 188 014 6500123
Sold for USD$439,703
  2015 Bonhams : The Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale
 
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Cabriolet
Chassis#: 188.013.6500077
Sold for USD$1,100,000
  2015 RM Sotheby's : Amelia Island
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Coupe
Chassis#: 188.014.5500029
Sold for USD$550,000
  2014 Gooding & Company - The Scottsdale Auction
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Cabriolet
Chassis#: 188.013-6500133
Sold for USD$825,000
  2013 Gooding and Company - The Scottsdale Auction
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300Sc Cabriolet
Chassis#: 188.013.6500077
Sold for USD$990,000
  2013 RM Auctions - Arizona
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Roadster
Chassis#: 188.015.5500026
Sold for USD$962,500
  2012 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auction
 
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SC 3 Window Coupe
Sold for USD$190,000
  2009 Mecum - Monterey Auction
 
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
Sold for USD$286,000
  2007 Gooding & Company
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
Sold for USD$187,000
  2007 Vintage Motor Cars at Amelia Island
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Sunroof Coupe188.014.65000702019 RM Sothebys : Hershey $475,000$525,000
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Roadster188.015.55000052019 RM Sothebys : Monterey $800,000$1,000,000
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Cabriolet188.013.55000072019 RM Sothebys : Monterey $800,000$1,000,000
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SC Coupe18801455000292016 Mecum : Monterey$450,000  
1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SC ROADSTER188015.55000162016 Bonhams : The Amelia Island Auction $950,000$1,150,000
1956 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SC COUPE188014.55000292016 Scottsdale, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa $650,000$750,000
1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC CoupeA18801465000402010 Worldwide Auctions The Auburn Auction $225,000$265,000

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Mercedes-Benz 300SC Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SC
1955 Cabriolet A
Chassis Num: 188.013.5500028
Engine Num: 199.980.5500028
Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SC
1955 Coupe
Chassis Num: 188.014.5500018
Engine Num: 199.980.5500021

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SC
1955 Cabriolet A
Chassis Num: 188.015.5500030
Engine Num: 199.980.5500033

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
1956 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 188.013.6500077
Engine Num: 199.980.6500077

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
1956 Coupe
Chassis Num: 188.014.5500029
Engine Num: 199.980.5500002
Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
1956 Coupe
Chassis Num: 188.014.6500070
Engine Num: 199.980.6500068

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
1956 Coupe
Chassis Num: 1880146500134
Engine Num: 199158814
Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
1956 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 188015.5500016
Engine Num: 199.980.5500019

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
1956 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 18880146500116
Engine Num: 1999806500120
Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300 SC
1956 Coupe
Chassis Num: 6500034
Engine Num: A1880145500024

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SC
1957 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 188.013.7500015
Engine Num: 199.980.6500170

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SC
1957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 1880146500099
Engine Num: 1999806500101

Chassis information for the Mercedes-Benz 300SC
1957 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 188137500031
Engine Num: 1989807500026

1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SC

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