1968 Mercedes Benz 200D,Same owner for 47 years,Extensive collection of records,
- Condition: Used
- Make: Mercedes-Benz
- Model: 200-Series
- Type: Sedan
- Trim: 200D
- Year: 1968
- Mileage: 79,747
- VIN: 111011010354672
- Color: Red
- Engine size: 2.0L (OM621) inline 4 cylinder diesel engine
- Number of cylinders: 4
- Fuel: Diesel
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Black
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1968 Mercedes-Benz 200-Series1968 Mercedes Benz 200D Description
1968 Mercedes Benz 200D DieselOne owner for 47 years Purchased new, nyders Auto sales, reenvill, outh Carolina Extensive collection of records, eceipts and documents 1 of 575 “Fintails” produced in 1968 Very rare in the 60’s Signal red exterior 2.0L (OM621) inline 4 cylinder diesel engine 4-Speed manual transmission Complete set of factory tools (very rare)
MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to present this documented 1968 Mercedes-Benz 200D that for all practical purposes was a one owner car. The original owner is the absolute epitome of a true Southern Bell. This southern lady purchased the car new from Snyders Auto Sales, n Greenville, outh Carolina with only 800 miles on the clock! She lovingly owned the car for 12 years, hen one day, eluctantly sold it to a friend, here it stayed with them for 10 years. After suffering a ten year case of seller’s remorse, he bought the car back from her friend. The car remained with her for the next 25 years. The bright Signal red finish of this 1 of 575″fintail” Benz defies its age and reflects the loving care it has received since new.
The W110 was Mercedes-Benz ‘s line of midsize automobiles in the mid-1960s. One of Mercedes’ “Fintail” series. This second series of 4-cylinder cars were produced between 1965-1968. The OM621 diesel engine in the 200D was essentially identical to that of the 190Dc, ut was improved by using a five main bearing crankshaft instead of the original three. Visually, he second series models had the front indicators relocated from the top of the front fenders to below the headlights. At the rear, he tail lights were enlarged and squared off and the chrome trim was revised (including the removal of the chrome trim from the trailing edge of the tailfins). All models now featured air outlets with chrome trim on the C-pillars. Inside, here were very few changes except all models now featured reclining front seats.
Re-finished in a beautiful Signal Red, ignal Red Mercedes were extremely rare in Europe and even more so in the United States! This paint job shows well with only minor imperfections visible upon close inspection. Front and rear bumpers have an excellent fit and finish that show well. The trim pieces are all present and have a bright but a normal wear finish patina to them. The weather-stripping surround the doors and glass are good condition but showing a little sign of drying with minimal tearing and shrinkage. The U.S. spec Headlights and taillights are in very good condition with no hazing and compliment the rest of the exterior. The 13 inch original wheels are in very good condition showing little or no marring and curb rash.
Inside, he black MB-Tex seats all look good with only a few minor tears major and wear visible. good tan molded mats throughout the interior. The black door panels and dashboard are matched with each other and are a nice contrast to exterior of the car. The headliner mirrors the floor of the cabin and completes the theme. The original equipment leather wrapped steering wheel is in very good condition with only minor cracks. The fuel gauge and horn are inoperable. The AM/FM Sanyo tape player functions as designed Included with this car is the original South Carolina Mercedes-Benz are wiring diagrams, arts catalogs owners manual, tamped maintenance booklet and even two (!) Mercedes data build cards, nd extra keys (including the keys to raise the antenna)!
This nicely represented Mercedes comes equipped with a 2.0L (OM621) Inline 4 cylinder diesel, ngine, speed manual transmission, actory tool set, ear wheel drive and power brakes. The 13 inch original equipment steel wheels have the red exterior matching full hub caps are wrapped in performance radials.
Rarely will you get the opportunity to own 1968 Mercedes Benz 200D, he last of the Fintails, ith the brilliant red exterior from a ” Little old lady who only drove it on Sundays”! GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!
Current mileage on the odometer shows 79,747. It is sold as is on a clean & clear mileage exempt title.
Note: Please see full terms and conditions listed below that pertain to the purchase of any said vehicle, hank you.Specifications Asking Price: $19,900 Miles: VIN: 11011010354672 Year: 1968 Make: Mercedes Benz Model: 200D Title: Clear Warranty: No Condition: Used Options: Engine: Inline 4 diesel Transmission: Body: Sedan Doors: 4 doors Stock Number: 151036 Lot Number: Exterior: Red Interior: Black Video