1966 1966 Mercedes-Benz Coupé - 300SE

300SE

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1966
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Fine Motor Cars
Blenheim Palace,
Woodstock,
Oxfordshire OX20 1PX

Saturday 5th July 2008 at 14.30

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 body shell with lower roof and waist lines and a larger glass area was much more modern in design than the dated, 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 similar 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 produced 130bhp via twin carburettors with the 2