1937 MercedesBenz 290 Cabriolet A | London 2013 | RM AUCTIONS

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Mercedes-Benz Mannheim W10


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

Mercedes-Benz Mannheim W10

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 claimed top speed of 103 km/h, due in to its three-speed transmission, which a fourth-gear overdrive ratio. The 290 several body styles, a saloon, a tourer, and cabriolets A, B, C, and D. In a long-wheelbase chassis could be and fitted with saloon, limousine, tourer, cabriolet A, B, D, and F, streamlined saloon, and luxury bodies. To differentiate between the two the long wheelbases were with lang in their which 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 deck. The chrome-plated

wire spoke wheels, have red and black painted centre caps and are shod in whitewall tyres, show 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 interior, clad in black upholstery and black carpeting, no obvious wear. The interior switchgear, door pulls, and plates have been and the dashboard, clad in dark trim, exhibits a refinishing care taken to preserve its appearance. One of the interesting features of Cabriolet A is a sideways-facing jump located in the rear cabin. The seat can be shifted to allow for the of the boot access panel, the convertible top boot is stored, some room for storage. lovely Cabriolet A presents and would make a fine

to any collection, as it provides the opportunity for in elegance and style.

Mercedes-Benz Mannheim W10
Mercedes-Benz Mannheim W10
Mercedes-Benz Mannheim W10

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