CMC Mercedes-Benz 500K yellow, Spezialroadster open, 1936
delivery time: out of stock
Product.Nr.: CMC M-002 G
After consultation with the manufacturer CMC, this model was only in red and blue. The previously known 500K yellow is from Vanbo and no CMC. It was distributed by Mercedes-Benz Classic, but in gray packaging and is not an original CMC.
Presumably, this CMC-model may be a one-off item. In the history a CMC rarity.
- Model: Precision model hand-assembled
- Manufacturer: CMC GmbH, Classic Model Cars, Germany
- Scale: 1:24
- Item-No.: M-002G
- Parts: more than 230
- Limited Edition: ---
- Bonnet, doors and the boot lid can be opened
- Seats covered with real ivory leather
- carpeted floor
- mobile solar panel
- hand-assembled metal trim strips on both doors
- detailed dashboard with individually hand-mounted instruments and air vents
- very detailed illustrated motor, motorhood open from both sides
- Spoke wheels with white-wall tires and red hubs
The construction of 500 K Spezialroadster from Hans Nibel defeated all here existing types. The frontwings are 3,27 m, giving this car a magnificant and unprecedendented streamline. The high basic price of 28.000 Reichsmark influenced the sales. Nevertheless between 1934 -1936, 354 Spezialroadster and Sportroadster were sold.
500 K Spezialroadster continued the traditions of the world wellknown S and SS Types, not originally, but more elegant, comfortable and efficient. The Firm Daimler -before combined with Benz in June 1926, undoutly as the first equipped their cars with compressors. The type 500 K Spezialroadster with compressor has different bodies, principally all of them with sportly character.
During the 2000 km automobile tour in Germany in 1934, two 500 K Spezialroadsters were the winners of a gold medal. Professor Rudolf Uhlenhaut of Daimler-Benz drove one of them. Princess Cherwachidze got a 500 K Spezialroadster in 1936, she was the winner with this car at the Concours d'Elegance in Cannes that year.
Well-known owners of this car at that time were, for example: King Chasi of Irak, the Tin-Tycoon Abreu of Argentinia. 1995 Naohiro Ihsikawa of Japan with his blue 500 K Spezialroadster won the "Best of Show" at the Automobile Classique et Louis Vuitton of the Concour d'Elegance in Paris.