1959 Mercedes 220S Cabriolet - Highly Original - Lovely Patina - Tour Candidate

Price: US $115,000.00 Item location: Burlingame, California, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Mercedes-Benz
  • Model: S-Class
  • Trim: 4-passenger Cabriolet
  • Year: 1959
  • Mileage: 6,039
  • VIN: 00000000000000000
  • Engine size: 2.2 liter SOHC six-cylinder
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1959 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

1959 Mercedes 220S Cabriolet - 356 Light Blue w/Creme Leather

Recently out of dry short-term storage - Sold by Bonhams in 2013

VIN: 180030Z-9500275 - Engine #180924Z-850399 (matches data card)

MB Data Card decode:

Rear bench seat - Reclining front seats - Becker Europa radio - Ivory steering wheel - White sidewall tires - Windshield washer system - Right headrest (missing) - Left outside mirror

Velour carpeting w/rubber floor matting (replaced with full velour carpets) - Special order Birchwood interior wood trim - Hydrak semi-automatic transmission (replaced with conventional 4-spd gearbox)

Exterior:

Generally nice ‘street’ quality chrome with worn perimeter (upper door) chrome plating - Excellent panel fit and door/hood/deck lid gaps - Very nice side chrome sweep spear molding fitment

Very nice lower rocker/wheel arch molding fit and finish - Attractive ‘street’ quality paint depth and gloss - Excellent door closure - Nice light lenses all around

Interior:

Original perimeter (door panels, ower dash, ear inner quarter trim, oft top well trim) leather - Renewed front and rear seat leather done many years ago

Original wood with moderate dryness and checking - Nice original soft top frame - Very original trunk materials - Clean trunk floor/spare tire wells - Nicely installed seat belts

Technical:

Runs and drives well - Quiet engine valve train - Proper clutch and gearbox action - Proper brake operation - Misc. loose ends

Rust free undercarriage - Still on correct 13" wheels/tires - Far ahead of the majority of 'Pontons' on the market.

A charming and comfortable tour and event candidate.

Contact Roy Spencer @ 650-343-7980 for more details. Global shipping gladly arranged. Pre-purchase inspections available locally. This cabriolet can be inspected at my facility in Burlingame, A - 5 minutes south of SFO.

Please have a careful look at the extensive photo essay below.