• A Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Coupé Sold for $142M USD, Making it the World's Most Expensive Car

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    The car "that would never be sold," also known as the Mona Lisa of the automotive industry, a one-of-two 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Coupé has just been bought for $142,000,000 USD. What stands as the sister car to Sterling Moss' Mille Miglia-record-breaking, open-cockpit 300 SLR, and is just one of two ever built, has been bought by the British expert and dealer Simon Kidston on behalf of a client following 18 months of "diplomatic groundwork" that resulted in Mercedes-Benz holding a private and selected member auction of the above-mentioned car. Held in secrecy at the Mercedes-Benz Museum...
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