In August of 1955, Mercedes Benz would replace the widely sought-after and ultra-luxurious 300S with the 300SC. Featuring a fuel injected inline-six engine that was able to deliver more than 173hp, the 300SC also featured a low-pivot independent suspension. Visually, the only difference between the old 300S and the new 1955 Mercedes Benz 300SC Coupe, Roadster and Cabriolet models was the pair of chrome strips on either side of the hood and the word einspritzmotor on the rear bumper. Additionally, if you were to look closely, the 300SC transmission cover is not removable and under the hood, on the side panels, the 300SC has horizontal chrome moldings. In total, only 98 Coupe models would be manufactured, as well as 53 Roadsters and only 49 Cabriolets. Unfortunately, not all 98 Coupe models remain in existence today, making them exceptionally rare and highly coveted.
Perhaps the biggest hurdle to overcome when thinking about buying a 1955 Mercedes Benz 300SC Coupe is actually finding one. The next hurdle will be finding a model in the condition you are looking for. Perhaps you’re searching for the best candidate for restoration or a pristine model for your showroom, with such little inventory to choose from, it can often be difficult to find exactly what you’re looking for. Having assisted clients in finding, negotiating and purchasing the classic American and European cars they desire for years, The Beverly Hills Car Club understands what it takes to find these beautiful German cars. Using their industry connections, resources and knowledge, they will help you find the 1955 300SC you’ve always wanted. Designed with you in mind, they encourage you to browse this website to view Buyer’s Tips and to explore their current inventory of classic automobiles. Should you have any questions or see a 300SC of interest, do not hesitate to contact them today.
The Beverly Hills Car Club, a renowned California classic car dealership with expertise in the purchase and sale of European classics, looks forward to helping you find the 1955 Mercedes Benz 300SC Coupe you’re looking for. Contact them today to learn more and to be one step closer to seeing that beautiful 300SC in your garage. They are just a phone call away.
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