A Very Special 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

This remarkable 300 SL Coupé holds a special place in the Mercedes-Benz history books as it is the very first Gullwing to be delivered to private hands in Europe. Not only is it one of the very early examples, but it also proudly took part in the 1955 Helsinki Grand Prix. It was able to break the ice record and drove over 188 km/h on ice.

A Very Special 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

Originally painted silver and fitted with blue leather and checkered fabric inserts, the car was delivered by rail to Philipsons Automobil in Stockholm on October 25, 1954. HK Engineering has known the vehicle for some time and restored it extensively in the late 90s.

The 300 SL Coupe is still in good condition today, has retained its original paint color and has a striking red interior. It is currently undergoing a thorough maintenance in the HK Engineering workshop to prepare the vehicle for many more trips.

A Very Special 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Coupé

With the arrival of this special 300 SL in Polling, HK Engineering has learned something new about the early racing successes of the W198. They look forward to learn more about the fascinating racing history of this early vehicle …

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Absolute perfection combined with traditional craftmanship: HK-Engineering is the only company worldwide that is dedicated to the restoration and maintenance of Mercedes-Benz 300 SL cars. That is why the company is now regarded, not only, as a forerunner and pioneer in the industry worldwide but also as the embodiment of exceptional expertise in the 300 SL. During the last years HK-ENGINEERING has extended its sales offering to include classic cars of other makes.