1971 1971 Mercedes-Benz Coupé - 280SE 3.5 Convertible

280SE 3.5 Convertible

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1971
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Electric windows
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

230 bhp, 3,499 cc overhead cam fuel-injected V8 engine, three-speed floor shift automatic transmission, four-wheel independent suspension, and four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 108.3"
In 1968, the “New Generation” of upscale Mercedes-Benz models, alternatively known as the S-Class, was introduced. These carefully refined five-passenger automobiles continued a tradition of hand-crafted quality and superior engineering, while their formal, classically-inspired styling featured the discreet use of chrome to produce what many consider to be a timeless design. In particular, the Cabriolet variant featured a padded folding top requiring 16 hours of hand labor to complete, while its unitized chassis featured an advanced design with structural reinforcements that provided great rigidity and safety.
Introduced in 1970, the Mercedes 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet was identical to the standard 280SE Cabriolet, with the exception of the engine. In place of the modest, standard issue inline six-cylinder engi