1963 Mercedes Benz 300SE Coupe W112 with 51,409 Original Miles
- Condition: Used
- Make: Mercedes-Benz
- Model: 300-Series
- Type: Coupe
- Year: 1963
- Mileage: 51509
- VIN: 112-021-10-006174
- Color: Dark Gray
- Engine size: 3.0L
- Number of cylinders: 6
- Power options: Air Conditioning
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Green
- Drive side: Left-hand drive
- Options: Leather Seats
- Vehicle Title: Clean Want to buy? Contact seller!
1963 Mercedes-Benz 300-Series
1963 MERCEDES 300SE (W112)
This 300SE is and most definitely was a car that speaks to the owner's taste and predilection for refinement and elegance. Very original and unrestored, it is a very interesting car that we are offering on consignment.
Low original miles: 51,509 miles
The 1963 Mercedes 300SE comes with a very low production of 2,419 units.
â€œSEâ€ fuel injection with manual transmission.
Very nice original paint for a driver quality. Original green leather interior with original matching wood.
The factory color two tone is very rare: DB 164 (Dark Gray) and the Hard Top is DB 178 (Medium Gray Poly)
The compression is consistent across all 6 cylinders with no issues. The car will need service, and the exhaust rear muffler replaced. Current owner mentioned the fan clutch is not working and an electric fan will have to be installed.
The Mercedes-Benz W112 is a luxury automobile produced by Mercedes-Benz from 1961 to 1967. Marketed as the 300SE, it was available as a coupÃ©, convertible, sedan, and stretched sedan (Lang), all generally similar in appearance to the corresponding Mercedes-Benz W111.
These high-end cars were fitted with the 3.0 litre fuel-injected M189 big-block six-cylinder engine, at the time of the model's introduction the company's largest. They were finished with a higher level of wood and leather trim than the W111, and had standard luxury features such as power steering, automatic transmission, and pneumaticself-levelling suspension, an enhancement of the Mercedes-Benz 300d Adenauer's dashboard activated mechanical torsion bar based system.
With no equal or superior in the Mercedes line, the coupe and cabriolet W112s enjoyed a somewhat elevated status through their model runs. Their more modern and elegant Paul Bracq designed W111 220SE coupe/convertible-based bodywork lacked the dating pointed, upwardly-raked fintails of the sedan, and aged better. The 2-door coupe and cabriolet W112s arrived in 1962, only a year later after the premiÃ¨re of the 2-door W111s. The cabriolet was offered as a single 220SE model, and sold in a 5:1 ratio to the 2-door 300SE. Two-door W111/W112 production continued after 1965 with the coming of the new generation W108/W109 sedans.
However, in November 1967, the aging M186-based M189 engine was replaced by a 2.8 litre straight-6 used in the 280SE. At least one 300SE Convertible, with M189 engine, was produced for the Frankfurt Auto show with updated equipment and styling for the 1968 standards but the line was discontinued before the new year for all 2 door W112 autos.
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