1972 Mercedes- Benz 300 SEL 6.3 RHD

Lot: 845

Sold for (£): 33,880
Offered for sale is a 6.329L 1972 MERCEDES-BENZ 300 SEL 6.3 automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 15 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 85 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Mercedes legendary 6.3-litre "Executive Road Racer"...

  • Featuring the M100 V8 from the 600 limousine installed in the, normally six-cylinder, 300SEL 
  • Very rare, UK-supplied, right-hand drive car. Only three owners from new
  • Presented in Lapis Blue Metallic with a complementing Grey/ Blue velour interior
  • Supplied with an original set of Manuals. Service Book stamped to around 45,000
  • 0-60 in 6.5secs and 137mph. The 6.3-300SEL was the world's fastest saloon car in 1972

Lot Details

Registration: LAP 61 RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1972 Engine size: 6.329L
Make: MERCEDES-BENZ Odometer reading (miles): 94623
Model: 300 SEL 6.3 MOT expiry:
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: 10901822006126

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 85 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:




Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Fair. Faded, but no rips or tears


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Good and runs but needs recommissioning.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Good, as above.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:




Minor: Major:



Vehicle History


The car has been dry stored since our ownership which was before 2003, our overall feeling is this car is in a good condition but to make Concours will need further work

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history