1951 Mercedes-Benz 220

Cabriolet A (W187) | Matching Nr. | Restored in Germany | History | Grade 1-

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    11/1951
  • Mileage 
    11 050 km / 6 867 mi
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Restored
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Midnight blue (904)
  • Interior colour 
    Beige
  • Interior brand colour 
    Leather beige
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    5
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Blue
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Performance 
    80 PS / 59 kW / 79 BHP
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

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The vehicle for sale here was registered in November 1951 by a paper mill in Ober-Schmitten, Hesse (Germany). Three years later it became the property of a merchant in Mannheim (Germany), who kept it until 1961. In that year, a winery near Mannheim acquired it, which kept it in its possession for almost 30 years. The fourth owner registered the vehicle to himself in Heppenheim (Germany) in July 1990.

In 2007, the convertible was extensively restored, with photo documentation. In addition, a new speedometer with zero kilometers was installed. Through a dealer in southern Germany, the car finally found its way to the current owner in 2008. Since then, he has kept all invoices and TÜV reports and has taken care of a thorough maintenance.

In the 12 years the car has been moved regularly and now shows a mileage of about 11,000 km, which is documented by the invoices. The current expert's report with a grade of 1- underlines the well-maintained condition of the vehicle.

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Equipment and special features
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• White wall tires
• 3-piece luggage set
• Clock
• Leather interior with black piping
• Matching Numbers

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Condition
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Work completed between 2008 and 2019 included the following:
• Regular service and after sales service
• Auxiliary fuel pump retrofitted
• Fuel system overhauled
• Ignition system overhauled
• Carburetor system adjusted
• Complete engine overhaul (2016)

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Documentation
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• Original registration document with four owners
• Last registration in that from July 1990
• Last entry from 1997
• Photo documentation of the restoration
• Invoices since 2008 at 680 km
• TÜV reports from 2008
• Expert's report grade 1- (2019)

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History of the series
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The Mercedes 220 was the first post-war six-cylinder engine from Mercedes. The newly designed engine was fitted into the unchanged chassis of the Mercedes 170. Externally, the hood was adapted, and the formerly free-standing headlights were also integrated into the fenders.

The 187 series was initially delivered as a sedan, convertible A and B, and finally 1953 a coupe was added. During the construction period between 1951 and 1955, 1,278 Cabriolets A were produced.

The 80 hp output enabled a top speed of around 145 km/h, a remarkable figure at the time. For comparison: a Porsche 356 1300 drove about as fast.

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The vehicle is located in our showroom in Stuttgart-Plieningen, close to the airport/trade fair. A test drive and an inspection on the car lift are possible by arrangement.

The sale takes place on request with new inspection, service and TÜV. We also offer a wide range of accessories for your new dream car. If required, we can also deliver the vehicle to you in a closed trailer.

Opening hours: Mon - Sat by appointment

Carola Daimler Cars is a company owned by the great-granddaughter of inventor and visionary Gottlieb Daimler. We collect, trade and broker classic cars, youngtimers and collectibles with potential and history. We place particular emphasis on quality, history and preserved charm.

Leasing/Financing: We would be happy to have our partner provide you with a tailor-made leasing & financing offer for this vehicle.

Subject to prior sale and errors for this offer excepted. The vehicle description on the Internet serves only for the general identification of the vehicle and does not represent a warranty in the sense of sales law. Only the agreements in the purchase contract are decisive.

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