June 20, 2012

The unrestored 1928 Mercedes S Type unearthed after 60 years sitting in a garage

The supercar of its generation:
100mph 1928 Mercedes unearthed after 60 years of rusting away in a garage is worth £1.5million

Car runs 'perfectly' despite not having been driven since the early 1950s

This rare 1928 Mercedes, unearthed after 60 years sitting in a garage without seeing the light of day, is expected to sell for a staggering £1.5million at auction.

Described as the supercar of its generation, the 'S' Type model was one of the world's fastest vehicles when it rolled off the production line in 1928, easily reaching speeds in excess of 100mph.

And it’s Ferdinand Porsche designed engine and hand crafted chassis made it one of the earliest luxury sports cars ever mass produced. Incredibly despite having been locked away since the 1950s, it still runs perfectly.

It has been owned by the same family from new and experts have hailed the discovery one of the most considerable automotive finds, with unrestored cars of its type extremely rare.

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