Both the Mercedes Benz 300S and 300SC were considered top-of-the-line luxury cars during their era. In fact, they were the ultimate luxury car, transporting everyone from kings and prime ministers to famous actors and affluent businessmen. Launched in October 1951 at the Paris Auto Show, the 1952 Mercedes Benz 300S Cabriolet relied heavily on the Type 300 Adenauer technology, though the styling was noticeably different. The 1952 Mercedes 300S was available in several different forms. Buyers could choose from a 2+2 Coupe, a Cabriolet with functional landau bars, or as a Roadster that had no landau bars and a top that completely disappeared when folded back. In total, only 560 300S models would come off the production floor from September 1951 to August 1955; only 203 units were Cabriolet models. If you're thinking about buying a 1952 Mercedes Benz 300S Cabriolet, finding one that is available for sale will be your biggest challenge.
When giving a review of the 1952 Mercedes Benz 300S Cabriolet, Road and Track Magazine stated, Where the Mercedes Benz 300S has been since its first appearance it has caused a quiet riot of enthusiasm and has an attitude of going even when its standing still. The Cabriolet is also special in that it features huge chromed irons on the sides of its convertible top, with a tiny window slot in the back. When purchasing a 300S Cabriolet, always ensure youre buying the most complete version you can within your budget, as limited parts and the sheer size of this automobile make it one of the most expensive classics to restore. Several other great Buyer's Tips include doing a thorough inspection for rust and asking the seller for any documentation they have on ownership history, maintenance or restoration that can be used as provenance in the future. It should be noted that these 300S models are highly sought-after and easily command price tags well into the six-figure range, however; mint examples of these cars have been known to sell for more.
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