Selling A Mercedes 220SE 111 Chassis
After its initial production from 1958 to 1960, the Mercedes 220SE model lived on a few more years on the 111 Chassis. The 1961 Mercedes 220SE 111 Chassis was the last of the hand-built Mercedes, its release date carefully chosen to be at the celebration of the company’s 75th Anniversary and the opening of the Daimler-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany. Often referred to as the “fin-body,” first sketches of this popular body style showed up as early as 1957. Unlike the 300S and the Ponton Coupes and Cabriolets, these cars shared the chassis and wheelbase with the W111 sedan and allowed Benz to get away from the production of expensive, small-volume cars.
Mercedes 220SE Cabriolet Seller’s Tips
The Mercedes W111 Chassis models are highly desired, however like all open cars, the Mercedes 220SE Cabriolet had its own special appeal. Like the Ponton A Cabriolet models, the Mercedes 220SE 111 Chassis Cabriolet carried their tops in a recess just behind the rear seat, so only a small about of fabric and folding mechanism protruded above the bodywork – a major improvement compared with previous Cabriolet models. Less than 3k of these 220SE 111 Chassis models were built from 1961 to 1965. If you’re looking to sell Mercedes 220SE Cabriolet automobiles, the team at Alex Manos wants to speak with you!
Mercedes 220SE Coupe Seller’s Tips
More popular than its Cabriolet counterpart, the Mercedes 220SE 111 Chassis Coupe saw greater production, with many units rolling off the production line from 1961 to 1965. Options included a sliding sunroof, automatic transmission, power steering and individual rear seats in the place of the bench seat. This individual seat option is extremely rare today. If you’re looking to sell Mercedes 220SE Coupe models, you’ve come to the right place. The team at Alex Manos has been helping sellers receive top dollar for their classic autos for decades. To learn more about their process or to inquire about the value of your Mercedes 220SE 111 Chassis, connect with them today. They look forward to hearing from you and to helping you sell your Benz. From barn-finds to rare and unique examples, connect today!
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