1971 1971 Mercedes-Benz Coupé - SE 3.5 Coupe – One Owner from New

SE 3.5 Coupe – One Owner from New

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1971
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Dark Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
On View:
Sunday 17th May 2009 12:00 - 19:00
Monday 18th May 2009 from 10:00
Sale:
Monday 18th May 2009
Collectors' Items 11:00
Motor Cars at 13:30
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: 111.026-12-004123
At the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 1969, Mercedes-Benz launched the 3.5 litre V8 engine to fill a gap in their range, and fitted it to the existing 300, renaming it 300SEL 3.5. It was also available in both fixedhead coupe and cabriolet two door body styles using the W111 type 280SE body shell. It was distinguishable from its six cylinder predecessors by a lower and wider radiator grille necessary to accommodate the larger V8 motor.
Otherwise, these 280SE 3.5 models were identical in appearance to the earlier cars with exposed twin headlights, rounded rather than finned rear wings and two inches extra width compared to the 220 and 300 saloons of the early 1960’s. Underneath there was all independen