We don’t know about you but we don’t have a spare £1.5-2M sloshing around our pockets here at The Status Life but, if we did, chances are we’d be blowing it on this extraordinary looking 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster that is available as a private lot from RM Sotheby’s. It has remained in single-family ownership and warranted 380,000 miles from new and possesses ultimate late production disc brake, alloy block example.
This glorious looking 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster from RM Sotheby’s was collected new by Mercedes-Benz authority Ron Cushway at the factory and driven extensively throughout continental Europe on multiple occasions so it has a rich and storied back history which adds to its appeal still further in our opinion. It is currently owned and maintained by his son, Martin Cushway, the UK’s leading 300 SL specialist.
One of the stand out features of this lot from RM Sotheby’s is the fact it has undergone numerous ingenious upgrades engineered and fitted to improve the drivability this majestic looking machine and this includes ABS brakes, all of which are reversible. This 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roaders is accompanied by a truly incredible assembly of original parts, accessories, documentation, and period photos that will really add to its authenticity and appeal to classic car aficionados.
Over the years, the Cushway family has built a spectacular history file consisting of a variety of period documents, photographs, and the car’s original owners, service, and workshop manuals. Numerous spare and original parts accompany the car, including the original hardtop, tool kit, gearbox, and cylinder head. Please contact an RM Sotheby’s specialist with any further questions and for a complete list of accompanying accessories.