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Mercedes-Benz - 190 Automatic "Heckflosse" - 1965

Lot reference 18882671

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Location: Switzerland
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Can be picked up in: Switzerland - with Dutch registration - 77000 kilometres - Overall in good, restored condition

Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Model Type: 190 Automatic "Heckflosse"
Year: 1965
Located in: Switzerland
Body style: Sedan
Mileage: 77000 km
Registration papers: with Dutch registration
Condition: Overall in good, restored condition
Transmission: Automatic
Fuel: Petrol
Colour: Red

Do not miss this opportunity to become the new owner of this old and timeless Mercedes Heckflosse!

The W110 produced by Mercedes-Benz since 1959 (“W” stands for Wagen). The W110 is the predecessor of the current S class and was, especially for the time, a luxury vehicle.

The W110 was a pioneer in passive safety. The protruding parts of the interior of the W11 are covered so that injuries can be avoided in the event of an accident. The handles of the doors no longer come out. The W110 was the first car with a safety steering wheel, to avoid the javelin effect. It was also the first time that a safety cage with integrated deformation zone was used, according to a design by Béla Barényi.

The development of the W110, the successor of the Pontoon, began in 1956. Production began in 1959. These cars quickly received the nickname "Flosse" or "Heckflosse". In English-speaking countries, they are known by the nickname "Finnie". The fins of the tail were, compared to their American contemporaries, more harmonious and, according to Mercedes cornerstones, they were useful when parallel parking. The body design comes from the design team headed by Karl Wilfert.

This restored Mercedes starts instantly and runs well in idle and moves smoothly through all of the gears. This vehicle has a very nice dark red paint and features a completely new leather interior, with original matching numbers engine and transmission that have both been revised in recent months. The vehicle runs with petrol. A nice detail is that this vehicle still has the original Becker Europa radio.

Technically in full working condition, the exhaust has also been replaced. Roadworthy.

This Mercedes was originally delivered to the Netherlands in 1965, it is a Mercedes of European origin, not a US import.

The Mercedes Heckflosse significantly increase in value and are becoming increasingly rare. So don’t wait too long.

Information about this vehicle:

Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type: 190 automatic "Heckflosse"
Year of production: 1965
Engine and power: M121 - 1 897 cm3/ 116 cui , inline-four (matching numbers) - revised
Fuel type: Petrol.
Transmission: Automatic (matching numbers) - revised
Odometer reading: 76 031
Number of keys: 2, including the original set from 1965.
Margin: Yes (Dutch car with margin)
Documents / registration: Dutch registration (AL-27-03), excerpt of the Dutch MOT (from 50 years ago).
Chassis number: 11001012120438

Options:
- Leather upholstery
- Chrome bumpers
- Original Mercedes hubcaps.
- Whitewall tyres.
- Spare tyre.
- Runs on petrol
- Re-imported to the Netherlands on 06.09.2002.
- Becker Europa radio.

Recently restored:
- Repainted in 2018
- New exhaust in 2018.
- New interior, including the carpet, headliner and door panels done in 2018.
- Engine overhauled in 2018.
- Transmission revised in 2018

Additional information:
- Definitively exempted from Dutch road tax and from MOT due to it being over 50 years old.

Place where this vehicle can be viewed and retrieved: Fully, Suisse

Ch VuignierAutomobiles  

Member since: February 17, 2017

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The seller prefers the lot to be picked up from Fully (Switzerland). Shipping is possible by arrangement only. Costs of shipping are at the buyer's expense.

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