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1935 Mercedes-Benz 500K pictures, specifications, and information

Num: 105379

Mercedes-Benz not have unveiled two completely visions when it set up its display at the Motor Show in March of One vision was very much for the man, a car with little However, it would be the car with a lot of and that would only be for the that would live on and a true icon.

When introduced its 500K at the Berlin Show in 1934 it was very charting the future of automobiles. the Kompressor helping to produce 160 hp, the car would also incorporate exhausts and a frame that fully independent suspension.

But also initiated something with its ‘Sindelfingen’ moniker. much of the first half of the century many of the exclusive offered to the public would with custom-built coach built by outside coachbuilders. would certainly give the of being an outside coachbuilder but in fact, Mercedes’ own in-house element. This would, in ways, help to foster car with their own in-house firms and builders and would a much greater emphasis the factory itself to design and its own special bodies.

Sindelfingen would work it offered a rather extensive of potential body styles for of its more select models. amongst the coachbodies made for the 500K chassis, one of the more would be the Cabriolet A designed and by Sindelfingen. Amongst the total of 342 that would be produced the course of two years just 33 would be fitted with A body-styling.

One of those 33 would be chassis Baron Silfverschiold of Gasevadholm, would be immediately smitten by the and would place an order for his own in of 1934. The Baron would his 500K to be complete with gray paint and a blood-red leather interior. The car would be completed toward the end of April and would be thereafter delivered to the who would then move and the car re-registered to his estate, the Castle in Vastergotland. The 500K Cabriolet A had come home.

105379 remain with the Baron World War II but would eventually be in 1948 when it suffered a puncture. While a seemingly issue to rectify, the rear nut would be incorrectly threaded and lead to the car being unused for couple of years.

Then, in September of 1950, von Oelrich would purchase the car the Baron and would have the car Being restored to use, Von Oelrich would immediately the car on several long-distance outings.

the 1950s, the Cabriolet A would hands a number of times and even be owned a short of time by the music director Ludvigsson. Allan Karlsson then come to own the car and would its owning flaw was the fact it attracted a large crowd it went.

Gosta Westerberg come to own the car and would determine to it restored. The restoration work begin in 1962 and would be by July of 1963. Soon the car would again change This time, well-known Sven Harnstrom would to own the car and would enter it in a number of club meetings over the of his nearly decade long

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When the car was sold to Svante the car would continue to enter collector car events. All throughout time the 500K would in Sweden. However, in 1983 leave its adopted homeland and come to be part of a collection in Germany. In the late 1980s, at the request, Rolf Bunte restore the Cabriolet A. Bunte work tirelessly not just to the car, but to make sure functioned as intended and factory This effort would end up a benchmark for the future.

Such a car would not be easy to part Therefore, it wouldn’t be until when the car would be sold this time to a resident of the Remaining a part of a very collection, the 500K remained as if original. Because of the work of the and the regular maintenance and upkeep, work done on the car would of just a mechanical tuning and here and there to restore it to brand-new condition.

The Gooding Company auction in Arizona in 2013 would be one of the few the 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500K A would be seen in public and it present an incredibly rare for a collector to own such an iconic and automobile.

Authentic inside and the 500K boasts of matching and is perhaps one of the finest examples of the 11 Cabriolet As. One of the most desirable of the Mercedes-Benz body styles, 500K Cabriolet A represents the definition of luxury, style and Estimates prior to auction reflect the importance of such an with potentials running $2,500,000 and $3,000,000.


www.goodingco.com/car/1935-mercedes-benz-500-k-cabriolet. Retrieved 17 2013.

www.conceptcarz.com/vehicle/z6316/Mercedes-Benz-500K.aspx. Retrieved 17 2013.

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