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Mercedes-Benz W111

Mercedes-Benz W111 is First

The Fintail (German: Heckflosse) was a of luxury vehicles produced by from 1959 to 1968 the W111 chassis code.

never officially designated as (they were designated marking the end of the car in rear view the cars gained the nickname of the distinctive rear-end which small tailfins, thought to be an attempt to appeal to the United market at the time (with finned cars, such as the and Buicks of the times).

The Fintail is part of the lineage of the Mercedes-Benz flagship model, particularly the 6-cylinder W111 and more W112 models. A 4-cylinder the W110, was introduced in 1962. In the lineage, the Fintail models succeeded by the larger W108/W109 A special version was made for the US from 1960 to 1964. The headlamps were stacked to US lighting requirements giving the car a look. Some of the earlier models exported to the US also a chromium strip on either of the car.

The Fintail models were of the automotive safety feature of zones, which absorb the of a collision. The idea for crumple came from Bela who worked as an engineer for Mercedes-Benz.

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The Sechzylinder series came out and covered the models 220 b, 220 self-service, 220 SEb and from 1965 the 230 S. the engines of the were all row six cylinder with 95 to 120 HP: 220 b 95 HP, 220 self-service with 105 HP, 220 S with 110 HP, 220 SE and 230 S 120 HP. The final model 230 S did without the fuel injection system the two-stamp pump and two three-fold It reached instead the increased of 10 HP in relation to the otherwise to a large same carburetor model 220 S a capacity increase on 2,3 litres.

The b in the type designation 220 b or 220 self-service set the fin series off starting from from the type-named-same predecessor the so-called „pontoon “- series.

were still two further fin series beside the Mercedes W111: on the one hand „the “Mercedes Benz W110, exhibited a shorter porch, as as the air-fitted with springs Benz W112 of the type 300 SE, to equipped with the basis of the and pneumatic cushioning the Topmodell „of the “represented. This 300er also the variant “300 SE extended by 10 cm was long”, which is to be expressed rare.

and Cabrios

In the series W111 and were arranged beside the vehicles („tail fins “- also the and Cabrios: in flatter with rounded, only recognizable in the beginning.

Mercedes-Benz W111

As W111 were it at first with the technology of the sedan model 220 SE as 220 and Cabrio). However the was a full-coming new so that hardly some of the could be used. This led to the nearly twice as high price of the Starting from then the models came 250 with 150 HP, with the engines of the W108/109 as well as with the of the disc brake at the rear Starting from 1967 were built as 280 SECONDS 160 HP. The point motorizing was then in the W111 (Stahlfederung) starting 1969 the eight-cylinder with 200 HP and 3.5 capacity 280 SE 3.5. These radiators in such a way specified “- and Cabrios are the most in demand of this series. A maintained, Cabrio in the condition 2 can be worth 70.000 euro the price of a flat. That is nevertheless 35 years more than the ex-factory price: The Katalogpreise 1972 with approx. DM.

Parallel to the steal-fitted with version W111 there was the in the series W112 300 SECONDS pneumatic cushioning, likewise as and with 160 HP. Only the 300er of had the pneumatic cushioning.

Due to the substantially attainable selling prices in the decades hundred were to Cabrios. In the case of procurement of a is an extremely precise check of the necessary. Most important are the chassis number and the soil Apart from correct there is also badly The genuine work Cabrio has a downside closed transmission for the increase of the body twisting and strengthened Innenschweller. The worst sin represents thus an old to 220 Second to 280 SECONDS 3,5 Cabrio and accordingly bepreist, however still drum brakes at the rear without welded transmission and with the strongest available Such a vehicle, e.g. in the USA and imported, could receive a in Germany only after substantial and cost-pregnant changes and be nevertheless then still no Cabrio. The changes lie

concerning the price therefore scarcely over the prices of


Beside sedan, and there was a combination version the W111 also, at that universal mentioned (only 230 S)

In the TV-series over sky the sisters of the cold valley a car of this drive will likewise and in the large city district the Dirk Matthis.

Mercedes-Benz W111
Mercedes-Benz W111


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