Selling A Mercedes 200S Ponton?


220S Ponton
Mercedes 220S Ponton

The Ponton has the privilege of being Daimler-Benz’s first totally new Mercedes-Benz series of automobiles produced after World War II. In July 1953, these cars replaced the pre-war Type 170 series and were the bulk of the automakers production through 1959, although some models lasted until 1962. Today, the “pontoon-shaped” exterior styling and unibody-type for which the name Ponton was given is one of the most attractive features to Mercedes and early classic car collectors. The Mercedes 220S Ponton was introduced in March 1965 and was the successor to the 220A. Nearly identical, the 220S had an upgraded version of the 2.2-liter inline-six, due to its use of twin-carburetors. The classic Mercedes Ponton 220S also came with an optional Hydrak automatic clutch, however because of high maintenance costs, many were subsequently converted to a manual clutch. Very few examples remain with the original.


Mercedes 220S Cabriolet Seller’s Tips

Available starting in July 1956, the Mercedes 220S Cabriolet was a great example of Mercedes luxury, with nearly every interior surface covered in leather. Matching luggage was also available. Wood trim was commonly mahogany and some were finished with folding rear seats. Only 3,429 Cabriolets and Coupes were built over the production period and they are highly sought-after.


Mercedes 220S Coupe Seller’s Tips

Mercedes 220S Coupes were introduced in October 1956. If you are looking to sell Mercedes 220S Coupe or sell Mercedes 220S Cabriolet models, the team at Alex Manos wants to talk to you. They are always looking to purchase these autos of any condition and location and will pay you top dollar on the spot. Call them today at 877-912-0007 to make arrangements and to discuss the value of your particular make and model. They look forward to hearing from you and to helping you sell your classic European or American auto. Connect today.


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