The first of the 300SLs is a 1955 gullwing coupe. As the current owner reveals in the above video, his father bought a spot on the waiting list. When his turn to buy one came up, he ordered the car in British racing green with a tan interior. It has only 16,000 miles on it, and Gooding & Company expects it to go for $1 million to $1.3 million.
The 1957 300SL convertible has more than twice as many miles as the coupe, at 38,000. But it's still in strong running condition, and is also as original as the coupe. As the Gooding & Company representative points out, the upholstery has never been replaced. The car even has its original custom luggage. The auction house expects the roadster to go for between $800,000 and $1 million. If you dig these Mercedes-Benzes and have the scratch, you'll have the opportunity to buy one or both of them at Gooding & Company's Pebble Beach auction Aug. 18-19.