1963 1963 Mercedes-Benz Coupé - 220 SE Cabriolet

220 SE Cabriolet

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1963
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy

Italy

Saturday 25th October 2008

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

Introduced in mid-1959, the Mercedes-Benz W111 220 series was a natural progression from the 220S range of 1956, the latter had been the first saloon series from Mercedes-Benz to use unitary construction body shells and this was carried on with its successors, together with all independent suspension and the 2,195cc, single overhead camshaft, straight six engine. All models, however, were larger inside and out with a greater abundance of chrome work and distinctive finned rear wings emphasising the size of the cars.
Four basic models were available, the 105bhp 220, the 124bhp 220 S with twin Solex carburettors, the 134bhp 220 SE with fuel injection and the 170bhp 300 SE with 2,996cc engine. In addition there were the much sleeker, two door 220 SE and 300 SE Coupé and Cabriolet models, sharing sim