1971 Mercedes-Benz W111/112

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1971
  • Mileage 
    56 000 km / 34 797 mi
  • Country VAT 
    IT
  • Chassis number 
    WDB 11102612003639
  • Engine number 
    11698012003234
  • Lot number 
    54
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Original Condition
  • Metallic 
    Yes
  • Interior colour 
    Blue
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Silver
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Chassis no. WDB 11102612003639
Engine no. 11698012003234 Registered in 1971 in Palermo, this car has never left Sicily. It still wears its original black plates. Original logbook.
Effectively, two owners from new. It has covered a reported  56,000 km from new, which is very likely an accurate figure.
Preserved vehicle, with just a respray of the original "DB180 Silver Gray Metallic paint".
Blue leather interiors, 100% original and wonderfully preserved. The car comes with all the original instruction manuals, the service book and the booklet of spare part codes. It is fitted with the period-correct Becker Grand Prix radio.
Still equipped with its original engine, and has a perfectly working automatic transmission.
3.5-liter V8 with an output of 200 HP engine. One of the fastest cars of its time, capable of reaching a top speed of 200 km/h with 246 Nm of torque.
Designed by Paul Bracq, it is the finest of the W111 Coupé series, and is today regarded as one of the most beautiful Mercedes-Benz cars of all time.
Concourse ready car and mechanically it is in perfect working order. It would be a welcome participant at all the main classic car events, but can nevertheless be used easily and safely. Reliable and fun to drive.