1967 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

250S

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1967
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Lot No: 302
1967 Mercedes-Benz 250S
Registration no. HR-221 (NSW)
Chassis no. 10801220035443
Engine no. 10892020023228
First shown at Frankfurt in 1965, the 'S' Class Mercedes-Benz range was outwardly distinguishable from preceding models by a new, sleeker bodyshell with lower roof and waist lines and increased glass area. All models featured similar all-independent suspension, as well as four-wheel disc brakes and power-assisted steering. There were two wheelbase lengths offered, the W108 and longer W109 with complex self-levelling air suspension. Although developed from the 220's 2.2-litre unit, the new M108 2.5-litre engine of the 250S incorporated numerous improvements, including a seven-bearing crankshaft and twin Zenith downdraught carburettors, and produced 130bhp at 5,400rpm, good enough for a top speed of 112mph. Suspension on the W108 was a sophisticated double wishbone set-up at the front with a revised version of the swing axle, with radius arms, at the rear. The Mercedes-B