19541955 MercedesBenz W196 R Silver Arrow Monoposto

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Mercedes-Benz W196

Goodwood Revival 2011

Mercedes-Benz Press Release) million USD: auction price for Mercedes-Benz type W 196 R Arrow

Original winning car of Fangio dating from is auctioned off

Auction by Bonhams place as part of the Goodwood of Speed 2013

Stuttgart – At the Festival of Speed Sale” by British auction house on 12 July 2013, all eyes to lot number 320: a Mercedes-Benz W 196 R Grand Prix racing car – an grand prix car of Juan Fangio dating from and to date the only post-war Arrow in private ownership. The fell at 17.5 Million GBP – a price for an auction car. The was sold to a so far unidentified telephone who effectively pays 20,896,800 GBP 31.6 million US$) due premiums.

“The result of the auction goes to show the exceptionally level of respect enjoyed by Mercedes-Benz vehicles among said Michael Bock, of Mercedes-Benz Classic. “We would to congratulate the unidentified bidder on purchase and will be only too to lend them support – if so wish – during the next of their acquisition.”

Mercedes-Benz W196

In total there are only 10 of the 14 vehicles which were built of this model in existence: six W 196 R models belong to the Classic collection, a further vehicles are in museums in Turin, and Indianapolis; and the vehicle which was put up for in Goodwood, with chassis 006/54. This vehicle was the only remaining original Arrow from the post-war which is in private ownership.

It was at the wheel of the Mercedes-Benz Silver type W 196 R with chassis 006/54 that Juan Fangio won the German and Swiss Prix races in 1954. these victories Fangio the foundations for his first Formula 1 Championship title with At the same time, the Stuttgart-based also celebrated a triumphant to the sport of Grand Prix the W 196 R in 1954 .

Prior to the auction, experts Mercedes-Benz Classic carried out checks on the Silver Arrow, was donated by the then Daimler-Benz AG to the Motor Museum in Beaulieu in 1973 and sold by the museum as part of a manufacturer’s expert Based on these detailed and the full set of documentation compiled by

Mercedes-Benz Classic, the brand produced a detailed expert’s confirming the vehicle’s originality and “Our expert’s report that the new owner need no uncertainties whatsoever about racing car”, said Bock. “It fully and unequivocally the history and originality of the vehicle.” The that Mercedes-Benz Classic such a high level of for collectors and fans of the brand’s cars adds to the positive in the value of Mercedes-Benz classic

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