Sale Of The Most Valuable Car In The World


In the most exceptional cars and truck auction ever performed, RM Sotheby’s in association with Mercedes-Benz has actually offered among the 2 well known 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupés to a personal collector, and will contribute the earnings to develop an around the world “Mercedes-Benz Fund” that will supply instructional and research study scholarships in the locations of ecological science and decarbonization for youths.

  • The 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé has actually been cost auction for a record rate of EUR135 million to a personal collector
  • An icon of the automobile world, the cars and truck is among simply 2 models constructed and called after its developer and primary engineer, Rudolf Uhlenhaut
  • The cars and truck has actually been owned by Mercedes-Benz given that its production in 1955 and its asking price goes beyond the previous record rate for a cars and truck by more than EUR90,000,000 and positions the vehicle in the top 10 most important products ever cost auction in any gathering classification


The exceptional 300 SLR was based upon the extremely effective W 196 R Grand Prix automobile which won 2 World Championships in the hands of Juan Manuel Fangio, however with its engine bigger to 3.0 litres for cars racing. The cars and truck can 180 miles per hour, making it among the fastest roadway legal vehicles to have actually ever been produced at the time.

The sale of the 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé happened on May 5th at an auction held at the MercedesBenz Museum in Stuttgart, with RM Sotheby’s working in close cooperation with Mercedes-Benz throughout the whole procedure to guarantee the sale was concluded to the greatest possible requirement. Amongst the guests were picked Mercedes clients and global collectors of vehicles and art who share the business worths of Mercedes-Benz.



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