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1928 Mercedes-Benz 680S Saoutchik Torpedo takes 2012 Pebble Beach Best of Show

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Aug 19th, 2012 at 8:44PM

A 1928 Mercedes-Benz 680S Saoutchik Torpedo has taken the 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Best of Show. Owned by Paul & Judy Andrews of White Settlement, Texas, the low-windshield 680S spent 30 years in storage before receiving a total restoration. This particular car bowed under the lights of the New York Auto Show in 1928 and was subsequently sold to Frederick Henry Bedford. A supercharged 6.8-liter engine good for somewhere between 200 and 300 horsepower sits snugged between those arching fenders. Speaking of fenders, this year's winner boasts bodywork by famed French coach... Read More

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