In the U.S. sold Mercedes-Benz 1939, which called for the Crimea.
In the USA, sold a unique car Mercedes-Benz, which 50 years ago was taken from the USSR.
For a car at auction paid $ 6.6 million.
Auction house Sotheby’s noted that the range of the model 540K Special was manufactured not more than 25 Roadster – two-seater with a removable roof. For sale model was made in 1939.
After the Second world war, the unique Mercedes-Benz came to the Soviet diplomats and then was transferred to Moscow. In Moscow the car has become well-known collector and restorer Arthur Listen. He performed a rare Mercedes a trip to the Crimea.
Later, the masterpiece was sold to the Swedish translator of Alf Johansson, who in 1967 left it in Sweden. The Mercedes 540K series was first introduced in 1936 and is considered one of the pinnacles of pre-war German automotive industry.
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