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The luxury passenger car genre was a tough one to gain traction in during 1955. This is where you'll see the Rolls Royce Silver Cloud and Bentley S1. It's a small place where few car makers dare to tread, and in 1955, constrained resources and all, Mercedes was still proving that its 1955 Mercedes Benz 300S Cabriolet could pamper its passengers with the best of them. It's a rare car, with only 203 Cabriolets seeing streets between 1951 and 1955. To this day, Mercedes continues to make vast engineering improvements to its cars that often lead the market, and the 1955 Mercedes 300S Cabriolet was just one step in an illustrious history of exceptional German engineering. Mercedes outfitted the car with luxury features that were offered in other brands 30 years later and billed as added luxury convenience. The Chancellor of Germany's personal vehicle included a writing desk, privacy curtains, and a dividing partition, to name just a few. Mercedes outfitted the front end with an independent suspension and the rear with swing axle and coil springs. Under the hood lies an inline 6 cylinder capable of 175 horsepower, enabling a steady drum beat of smooth, safe, cruising. Most vehicles, including many Mercedes production models, were moving to a body on frame construction. The 1955 Mercedes Benz 300S Cabriolet maintained a body on frame construction to preserve the highest quality possible. Mercedes intended for the car to be an icon rather than a popular production model, and no detail was spared in making the ultimate luxury car.
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Owning a luxury automobile is a wonderful experience, one that often gives all other cars an instant measuring stick to live up to. If you're interested in owning such a rare and wonderful piece of automotive history, The Beverly Hills Car Club, a California classic car dealership, would love to help. They have a passion for classic cars, and their knowledge of dealing with such high-end vehicles is well established. Whether you are looking for a 1955 Mercedes Benz 300S Cabriolet that you can finally break out the tools for or one that you can drive from a showroom to a car show, The Beverly Hills Car Club can help you find it. After helping countless clients find the car of their dreams, their staff is ready to help and looks forward to sharing the Buyer's Tips you need for success.
To learn more or to browse the online inventory of 1955 Mercedes Benz 300S Cabriolet models currently available to you, please do not hesitate to contact the team at The Beverly Hills Car Club today. They look forward to hearing from you soon!
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