Classic Mercedes that belonged to F1 legend Sir Stirling Moss fetches £160,000 at auction | The Sun

A CLASSIC Mercedes which belonged to racing great Sir Stirling Moss has sold for £158,000.

The 1966 Mercedes Benz 230SL was designed for the British F1 star after he ended his career.

It had a bigger 2.3litre engine and a distinctive opening roof vent.
The cabin shape earned it the nickname the “Moss Pagoda”.

Sir Stirling gave the Merc the registration number M7, as seven was his lucky number.

The car has only 79,485 miles on the clock.

It was sold by Silverstone Auctions of Ashorne, Warks.

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Auctioneer Joseph Watts said: “This is the closest you can get to Stirling Moss.

“The leather seats are still the same ones that he sat on. It is an unspoilt car.”

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