The fourth generation of the prestigious and luxurious Type 300 Adenauer line, the 1957 Mercedes Benz 300D offered 160hp with Bosch fuel injection, and a compression ratio of 8.55:1. The ultimate luxury car of the 1950's, the Mercedes 300D and its sister models were praised as the most sophisticated and exceptionally engineered saloon cars of the era. This recognition was particularly true when you compared the 300 chassis and engine with the other luxury brands of the time. Different from the 300C in that it was fuel injected instead of using carburetors, the 300D also featured a flatter, squared-up roofline, a slightly wider grille, longer rear fenders, and a 4-inch longer wheelbase. Additionally, a 3-speed transmission was offered. Mercedes enthusiasts as well as classic car aficionados will tell you, the 1957 Mercedes Benz 300D was by far the most attractive of the Type 300 line. As one might imagine, it is the most sought-after in its convertible form.
Referred to as the hardtop limousine, the 1957 Mercedes Benz 300D now allowed for all the side windows, including frames to be lowered. Additionally, it came equipped with wide whitewall tires and power steering, as well as air conditioning were now options. Buyer's Tips for this particular model include confirming that the model you are looking at is indeed a 1957 300D, checking extensively for rust, having a thorough understanding of how original the car is, and if applicable, what the roadworthiness of the auto is. Having assisted countless clients with the purchase and sale of Type 300 models over the years, the professionals at the California classic car dealership, The Beverly Hills Car Club, understand what it takes to purchase one of these highly sought-after models. Whether you're looking for a pristine example or a quality restoration project – let their team assist you!
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