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Potentially the best Mercedes-Benz 220 SE Coupe (W 128) Ponton available
History File - This outstanding full restoration example was initially registered in Germany on the 21st December 1959 and, unlike so many of these rare cars, has remained in Germany with just five owners entered on the registration documents. One of just 830 Coupes ever produced, this model is even rarer with a factory ordered sunroof. The current owner of some 25 years, a meticulous antique dealer, has spent the last quarter of a century ensuring that the car is restored to as near original condition as possible, with all original parts restored rather than replacing. All factory numbered chrome and wood elements have been carefully restored to create an authentic car. The below depicted restoration pictures offer a brief insight to the work involved. Cathedral Classics are delighted to bring this somewhat rare Mercedes to the market place and would be extremely surprised if there is a better example out there.
Exterior - As confirmed by the original Mercedes Fahrzeug-Daten (Build Card) the car left the factory in (weiß/ grau) white/ grey. During the long restoration a decision was taken to repaint the car in original Mercedes colours: dunkelgrün (dark green) DB221 and mittelgrün (mid green) DB 229. Some well-known German restoration companies were involved in the final stages with Fm Jürgen Kassen in Örlinghausen completing the majority of the work, and it has to be emphasised that the results are quite breathtaking. One tiny stone chip is sadly now apparent at the bottom of the driver’s door edge, but nothing dramatic. An immense amount of chrome is on these cars, so particular attention was paid to retaining all the original numbered Mercedes chrome elements with only the best results being accepted.
Interior - Finished in dunkelgrün (dark green) leather and matching carpets supplied and fitted by local expert autosattler Fm Schäfers in Paderborn Germany again, the results are without compromise. As with the exterior chrome elements, all the Mercedes numbered wood interior pieces have been retained and beautifully restored. Dare we say it but, the interior is possibly now better than when the car left the factory and must be seen to be appreciated.
Engine & Transmission - Somewhat advanced for the late 1950’s, the 2. 2 Litre fuel injection OHC 6 cylinder engine is housed in an immaculate looking engine bay. As mentioned, some heavy hitters were appointed to complete the restoration and under the bonnot is no exception. Fm BSK in Paderborn Germany have completed a wonderful job and the car now runs beautifully.
Wheels, Tyres & Brakes - The somewhat quirky 13” wheels are covered in almost new Maxxis 185/ 80 R13 90S whitewall tyres with plenty of tread remaining. The original chrome and dark green painted hub caps are in perfect condition.
2,195 CC., 100 hp, 6-cylinder, 4 SPEED, DOUBLE CARBURETION, leather, 5 SEATS, INTERIOR OF WOOD RESTORED, RADIO BECKER BRESCIA ORIGINAL, EXHAUST STAINLESS STEEL, MATCHING NUMBERS, Recent restoration, EXCELLENT CONDITION, PROPER OPERATION, released in SPAIN, ORIGINAL REGISTRATION, DOCUMENTATION AND ITV UPDATE. MORE INFORMATION: ...
- 27 Apr 2022
Always Portuguese, in excellent condition. Fully serviced and revised in all respects. Radio of origin from Blaupunkt. "Presented at the Frankfurt Auto Show in 1959, they had as their mission to replace the Ponton model. They were equipped with the six-cylinder engine and one of the main innovations they brought, ...
- 11 May 2022
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- 15 Jun 2022
Mercedes 220S Fintail, 1964, fitted with 250S engine of the same era and showing only 21.760 kms. but this can't be verified, a stunning looking car in beautiful condition with three previuos owners. Spanish registered and located in southern Spain.
- 29 May 2022
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1958 Mercedes 220S Ponton Coupe RHD Registration number: VLK42 As rare as hens teeth; just 23 of these coupes were built in Right hand drive form, most of which have faded away into obscurity. This car was preserved in beautiful order by dint of being supplied new to South Africa & residing in the corrosion ...
- 24 Jun 2022
1952 Mercedes-Benz W187 220 Cabriolet A Absolute stunning, one of only 1,278 produced, early-production Mercedes-Benz W187 220 Cabriolet A in great mechanical and cosmetic condition. The car retains its original 2.2-liter inline-six-cylinder engine making 79 hp and four-speed manual transmission. Only 65442 indicated ...
- 13 Jun 2022
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- 24 Jun 2022
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: Beautiful 220 SEB Coupe ', restored car bodywork about 10 years ago, engine totally overhauled, many invoices and photos of the work carried out available as well as invoices for the purchase of spare parts. Approved ASI gold plate, regularly registered in Italy. The version we propose mounts the ...
- 18 Jun 2022
PRICE REDUCTION! A very well presented 1955 Mercedes Benz 220 convertible. This exceptionally neat example has recently been professionally and with respect for authenticity restored and mechanically overhauled. Initially an American supplied car, it has been in Europe for tens of years. The restoration of this 220 is ...
- 9 Jun 2022
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- 2 Jun 2022
Brand: Mercedes-Benz (More lots) Model Type: 220 SE (W111) Year: 1964 Located in :: Spain Body style: Convertible (More lots) Mileage: 53000 km Registration papers: with Spanish registration Condition: 2 - Very good condition: minimal signs of wear Manual gearbox Gasoline fuel White color Horses: 120 Displacement: ...
- 14 Jun 2022
History The 220S debuted at Frankfurt in 1956 as the top of a new line of cars. It used the company’s envelope-style “ponton” body and shared a strong family resemblance to the sporty 190SL and mighty 300SL. Unlike those specialty two-seaters, however, the 220S was hand-built to carry passengers in luxury on a ...
- 4 May 2022
LAST OF THE HANDMADE MERCEDES, IN STUNNING CONDITION FOR YEAR , MUST BE SEEN , A FUTURE INVESTMENT , , VIEW BY APPOINTMENT ONLY PRICE INCLUDES 12 MONTHS MOT
- 6 Jun 2022
Daimler-Benz’s post war production started with the 170 V. Luckily, all the tools for its construction were still available. But it quickly became clear that soon larger and more representative models would follow. So at the Frankfurt International Motor Show in 1951 the brand new Mercedes 220 with 6-cylinder engine ...
- 30 Jun 2022
ultra rare final edition e220 made in dec 1996 most sought after edition with less 1k made in e200 e220 e320 lived UK registration possibly worth it for the villa in portugal where it lived 100kms with current mot runs and drives and mechnically prefect. would benefit in sorting bits and pieces possibly treated to ...
- 24 Jun 2022