Selling a 1959 Mercedes Benz 220SE Cabriolet


1959 Mercedes Benz 220SE Cabriolet
1959 Mercedes Benz 220SE Cabriolet

The Mercedes Benz 220SE Cabriolet set the standard for performance, luxury and quality craftsmanship during the 1950s. Considered by many to be the most exclusive and glamorous car of its era, only the world’s most affluent professionals, movie stars and government officials were even able to think about standing in line to purchase one of these incredible automobiles. Offering only 1,112 Mercedes 220SE Cabriolets throughout production (October 1958 to November 1960), the 220SE Cabriolet is easily one of the most desired classic Mercedes in the marketplace today. Offered as a Cabriolet convertible and a Coupe, many collectors prefer the open-air feeling and allure of the Cabriolet models. If you’re thinking about selling your 1959 Mercedes Benz 200SE Cabriolet, buyers will definitely want to know the condition of your convertible top, as well as the interior leather, as these are known to get worn down over time due to their exposure to the elements. If you have a fully restored 220SE with a beautiful convertible top in excellent condition, this is a selling feature that you should advertise.


1959 Mercedes Benz 220SE Cabriolet Seller’s Guide

The Mercedes Benz 220SE Cabriolet was mechanically similar to it’s contemporary, the W186. Because of this, mechanical parts are fairly available today. However, due to their large size, meticulous engineering and level of craftsmanship, the cost to restore a 220SE Cabriolet is quite high. Buyers will be looking for the most complete example they can find and values will be based accordingly. When selling your 1959 Mercedes Benz 220SE Cabriolet, be sure to do your research on current pricing to ensure you are within the realm of attracting quality buyers. Furthermore, chrome pieces for this car are extremely expensive and can also be difficult to find. If you’re model offers all of the original chrome, this is a huge plus.



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Always in the market to purchase unique and exceptional classics – both European and American – the team at would be delighted to speak with you about your 1959 Mercedes Benz 220SE Cabriolet. With a reputation for fair and honest car deals, and for offering top dollar in cash, they look forward to hearing more about your model and to helping you find a new home for your classic. Connect with them today to learn more about their program. They look forward to hearing from you soon!