1969 Mercedes-Benz W111/112

280 SE COUPE W111

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1969
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Country VAT 
    AT
  • Lot number 
    43
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Original Condition
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Red
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

The Mercedes Benz W111 Coupes offer a unique combination of unrivalled glamour combined with equally unrivalled build quality. The 280 SE Coupe was introduced in 1967 as a more powerful replacement for the 250SE and, in total 3797 were produced, they represented an extremely expensive car when new. We are informed by the vendor that this particular car was registered new in the dry state of California and has only covered 68300 kilometers. In terms of condition this particular Mercedes is very good throughout, the vendor informs us that paintwork is extremely well presented with excellent panel gaps, the windscreen and door rubbers have been replaced and points to a car that has been a prized possession over the years. Mechanically this car has benefitted from much expenditure to ensure that it remains in good order throughout, the vendor reports that there are bills and paperwork going back many years. Inside, this 280 SE is largely original condition and in very good order.

There are not many 1960s designed cars that provide a driving experience that is truly acceptable once the classic aura is taken out of the equation, but this W111 is an honorable exception. The classic dashboard elements are part of the enjoyment of this car, the thin steering wheel with its chromed horn ring defines the lavish Mercedes Benz interiors. It is hard to find these stylish cars in such good structural, cosmetic and mechanical condition, ready to be driven and enjoyed by its next lucky owner.