1937 MercedesBenz 290 Cabriolet A | London 2013 | RM AUCTIONS

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To be auctioned on Sunday, September 8,

Sold for £257,600

Chassis no.

Engine no. 93133

60 bhp, cc six-cylinder inline engine, floor shift manual with fourth-gear overdrive, arm with coil-spring and transverse front suspension, swing and coil-spring rear suspension, and hydraulically actuated drum Wheelbase: 3,302 mm

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The Mercedes-Benz internally coded as the W18, was in the early 1930s as a replacement for the Type 350 Mannheim model and W10 The 290 implemented the same upgraded that was to be found on most automobiles from the early to nearly the 1960s. A pressed-steel box fitted with upper coil- and transverse leaf-spring in the front and swing axle coil springs in the rear, a much smoother ride its U-section frame and leaf rigid axle predecessors. The 290 was with a smaller six-cylinder in comparison to the previous Mannheim but it could still attain a

top speed of 103 km/h, due in part to its transmission, which incorporated a overdrive ratio. The 290 offered body styles, including a a tourer, and cabriolets A, B, C, and D. In addition, a chassis could be ordered and with saloon, Pullman tourer, cabriolet A, B, D, and F, roadster, saloon, and luxury saloon To differentiate between the two wheelbases, the wheelbases were denoted lang in their title, is German for long.

The gracious example offered is a 290 Lang Cabriolet A that very well in two-tone and Signal Red. A tag prominently to the cowl indicates that 290 was rebodied into its current in 2004 by Jahn Bahr Today, the exterior finish well, with only wear to the panel edges and bubbling near the rear tyre carrier. The exterior has been re-plated and shows patina from polishing. The cloth convertible top is nicely and additional accoutrements include inlaid in the headlight buckets, Hella lights fixed to the bumper, flush cowl-mounted and an elegant whitewall spare mounted

flush with the rear The chrome-plated wire spoke which have red and black chrome centre caps and are in wide whitewall tyres, quite well.

The parallel opening bonnet the well-kept engine bay, appears to have been and cosmetically maintained since its The six-cylinder engine displays and black paint, and many of the components are finished in the appropriate In addition, modern wiring, and hoses are all visible in the engine for added reliability and peace of The chassis exhibits an orderly finish with minor from use, along a newer exhaust system.

The well-appointed interior, clad in vinyl upholstery and black exhibits no obvious wear. The chrome switchgear, door and still plates have re-chromed, and the dashboard, clad in wood trim, exhibits a with care taken to its rich appearance. One of the interesting of this Cabriolet A is a sideways-facing seat located in the rear The jump seat can be shifted to for the removal of the boot access where the convertible top boot is providing some room for This lovely Cabriolet A well and would make a addition to any collection, as it provides the for touring in elegance and style.

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