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Mercedes SLR 300 coupe & Stirling Moss’s SLR 722 Roadster

  • €135,000,000
  • €500,000,000


Property ID: 131489
  • 131489
  • Property ID


Mercedes SLR 300 coupe & Stirling Moss’s SLR 722 Roadster

🚗✨ In a groundbreaking auction, RM Sotheby’s and Mercedes-Benz made history, selling the legendary 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé for an astonishing €135,000,000.

🌐💰 The sale marks not only the pinnacle of automotive value but also a commitment to education and environmental research through the establishment of the “Mercedes-Benz Fund.”

📚🌿 This iconic car, with its hybrid racing origins and unparalleled design, now holds the title of the world’s most valuable car. 🏎️🌟 Stirling Moss hailed it as “The greatest sports racing car ever built.” Explore the legacy of this masterpiece, sold on May 5, 2022, at the Mercedes-Benz Museum. 🏰🚀

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  1. 🏁 Jackie Stewart, Nigel Mansell, and Damon Hill were among the world champions who attended Stirling Moss’s memorial service at Westminster Abbey.
  2. 🚗 The congregation included more than 2000 guests, passing by a display of Moss’s most successful cars, including his 1955 Mille Miglia-winning Mercedes.
  3. ⚰️ Stirling Moss’s death at the age of 90 occurred during the Covid pandemic, preventing his life from being properly celebrated.
  4. 🎉 Moss’s son, Stirling Elliot Moss, and daughter-in-law, Helen Jane Moss, organized the memorial service to honor his legacy.
  5. 🤝 Elliot Moss was joined by Oscar Fangio, the son of Juan Manuel Fangio, and Jackie Stewart outside the Abbey.
  6. 🌟 Other notable attendees included actor Rowan Atkinson, Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason, and Grand Tour presenter Richard Hammond.
  7. 💫 The service celebrated Moss’s life as a racer, friend, father, gentleman, joker, and international icon.
  8. 🎤 Speakers at the service included motor sport journalist Simon Taylor and the Duke of Richmond and Gordon.
  9. 🏎️ Cars displayed outside the Abbey included Moss’s Lotus 18, Ferrari 250GT SWB, and Cooper T53 Lowline, among others.
  10. 🚗 Moss’s Mille Miglia-winning Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, numbered 722, returned to central London for the memorial service after its final run through the capital in 2021.

This is the World’s most expensive car. Yes, literally the number 1 most expensive car in the world. This car is worth over $100 Million and it is the 1955 Mercedes 300SLR, some experts have even valued the Mercedes at $300 Million. Only 2 of these Mercedes SLRs exist in the world. Both cars are owned by Mercedes and have never been put up for sale.

The car now sold for (135m EUR) $143,000,000 on May 5th 2022


 May 20, 2022 • #FOS #mostexpensivecar #Mercedes300SLR

This is the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe, just sold for a staggring $143million it is now the most expensive car ever sold, having overtaken the previous record a $70million Ferrari 250 GTO. Here it is on the hill at the Goodwood Festival of Speed showing just why this stunning machine fetched that incredible price.


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Updated on May 10, 2024 at 7:49 am
  • Property ID: 131489
  • Price: €135,000,000
  • Property Status: Auction, Sold

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