1966 1966 Mercedes-Benz Coupé - 250SE

250SE

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1966
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Brown
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1

Thursday 12th March 2009
Registration Number: TBA Chassis Number: 11102112084713
When Mercedes-Benz replaced the popular Wlll 220 series in 1966, the first S Class range was born. Much of the mechanical specification remained as before, but a new, sleeker bodyshell (with lower roof and waist lines and a larger glass area) was much more modern in design than the ageing, finned wing appearance of its predecessor; supplementing the saloons there were, as always, both coupé and cabriolet derivatives. All of these W108 models, however, shared all independent suspension via wishbones/coil springs at the front together with a coil sprung swing axle at the rear; all round disc brakes and power assisted steering were also standard equipment.
Power was provided by a choice of three overhead-camshaft, six-cylinder engines; for the 250S, the 2,496cc motor prod