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1928 Mercedes-Benz 680 S Torpedo Roadster Goes Under The Hammer

1928 Mercedes-Benz 680 S Torpedo Roadster

At the prestigious exhibition of oldtimers in Pebble Beach is rated a maximum of 100 points. It will soon be offered for sale at auction and is estimated to fetch between €6.5 and €8 million ($6,91 and 8,5 million). Mercedes-Benz 680 S Torpedo Roadster from 1928 was named for 2012, Best classic car at the oldtimers event, which every year is traditionally held in Pebble Beach, California.

1928 Mercedes-Benz 680 S Torpedo Roadster

It is one of only three special specimens in whose production involved manufacturer of body trucks Saoutchik, and is considered to be the sole survivor of these three cars.
The first owner was a wealthy oilman who bought this vehicle at the New York Motor Show back in 1929, and for the next 75 years remained in the family.

1928 Mercedes-Benz 680 S Torpedo Roadster

After that, it was sold to one collector of oldtimers who performed the complete restoration of the car to bring it in perfect condition, as can be seen in the photographs.
Mercedes-Benz 680 S Torpedo Roadster will be offered for sale at auction by RM Sotheby’s to be held in May, and the estimated value makes it one of the most expensive oldtimers that will appear in 2017 on sales auctions.

1928 Mercedes-Benz 680 S Torpedo Roadster

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Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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