Mr. Bean’s Mercedes-Benz will be auctionedMarch 24, 2020
At the first virtual auction, Classic Car Auctions will sell the 1995 Mercedes-Benz 500E (W124) of the production year, which was previously owned by actor Rowan Atkinson, known for his role as Mr. Bean. According to the auction’s internal rating scale, the car received 108 points out of 135 possible.
This car was purchased new in Japan, and in the UK it turned out in December 2015. In confirmation of the full history of the car there are entries in the service book and other documents.
The super sedan is equipped with a 5.0-liter V8 engine with 326 hp. and 480 Nm of torque. As follows from the passport, the 500E accelerated to 100 km / h in 6.1 seconds and accelerated to a maximum of 260 km / h.
According to the description on the Classic Car Auctions portal, the car had previously experienced an interior upgrade: it replaced wooden linings and pulled seats. The hue of the upholstery here contrasts with the Nautic Blue, which is painted in the body and this color scheme, according to Atkinson, the most attractive of those that he saw on the model. Moreover, the actor immediately owned 4 different sedans.
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