For many Mercedes-Benz collectors, there isn’t a garage big enough to support their desired collection of classic and new Mercedes-Benz cars. While most dream of building such a huge and unique collection of Mercedes vehicles, there are some collectors throughout the world that have the ability to actually build that dream Mercedes-Benz museum.
Here are the Top 5 Most Expensive Mercedes-Benz that have been sold at auction.
5) 1929 Mercedes-Benz 38/250 SSK – $7.4 Million
The vehicle was considered an engineering marvel, a beautifully built and crafted racing vehicle by Mercedes-Benz. With a very small amount of original intact models, the vehicle was sold by British auction house Bonhams.
4) 1928 Mercedes-Benz 680 S Torpedo Roadster – $8.25 Million
Mercedes-Benz worked with French auto designer Saoutchink to create the Torpedo. The unique and rare quality, along with the beauty of the vehicle, along with the fact that only twelve were produced made this a great addition to a collection. This vehicle was sold by the Canadian RM auctions in California.
3) 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLR MacLaren Red Gold Dream – $10 Million
Many are familiar with the rare SLR model designed with MacLaren, but not many are aware of such a customized model. While we showed some very custom designs many have been doing with the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans, this one is beyond costly. The paint is a mix of gold dust as well as the wheels and headlights. The internal knows and instruments contain rubies or gold and required an additional 30,000 hours of labor.
2) 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Spezial – $12 Million
This Mercedes-Benz was sought after during its time,and continues to be sought after by many individuals visiting the auctions to add to their Mercedes-Benz collection. While the vehicle came in a cabriolet version, many featured updates and changes throughout their production and have become an important car for collectors.
1)1954 Mercedes-Benz W196 – $29.6 Million
As such a successful Mercedes-Benz race car, winning the 1954 Formula One season, this was a very unique buy for any collector. It was sold in 2013 by British based Bonhams.