A 1928 Mercedes-Benz 680S Saoutchik Torpedo has taken a 2012 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Best of Show. Owned by Paul & Judy Andrews of White Settlement, Texas, a low-windshield 680S outlayed thirty years in storage prior to reception a sum restoration. This sole automobile bent underneath a lights of a New York Auto Show in 1928 as well as was subsequently sole to Frederick Henry Bedford. A supercharged 6.8-liter engine great for somewhere in in between 200 as well as 300 horsepower sits snugged in in between those bend fenders.
Speaking of fenders, this year’s leader boasts bodywork by famous French manager builder Jacques Saoutchik. This year’s Concours d’Elegance featured an complete category of Saoutchik creations, together with a pleasing Hispano-Suiza H6C Dubonnet Xenia Streamliner.
The 680S Saoutchik Torpedo outlines a seventh Mercedes-Benz to take home a Best of Show price. The final Silver Arrow to do a help did so in 2001.
You can see photos of a 1928 Mercedes-Benz 680S Saoutchik Torpedo during this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in a art studio above.