A spectacular 1938 540 K Cabriolet A has been sold at the Bonhams Mercedes-Benz sale in Stuttgart on Saturday 28 March 2015 for €2,760,000 (Approx. $2,984,342 USD). Delivered in Berlin on 5th February 1938, this particular 540 K Cabriolet A with chassis number ‘154076’ was first owned by ‘Tauentzien – Verlag’, an advertising agency whose proprietor was one Georg Niedermeier. The 540 K is powered by a 5.4-litre supercharged straight-eight engine with 180bhp and a top speed of 110mph. As its maker said: ‘a car for the connoisseur’.
[ Source: Bonhams ]