Mercedes-Benz 230 (W110)

Fixed price

€ 30,500.-

Car-ID: XT0457
Model, Body type:
Sedan
Registration:
1966
Engine Power:
2,281 CCM (88 KW / 120 BHP)
Transmission:
Manual transmission
Color:
Other
Doors:
4
Mileage:
157,300 km

Vehicle Description

This “long term” family member which was cared for with a lot of dedication looks for a new passionate collector

– A gorgeous Mercedes 230 W110 nicknamed as “little tail fin”
– Only 2 owners in the same family (father and son)
– a “sunny weather vehicle” always kept in a garage
– Dekra valuation report (2)
– Historic licence approval
– Main restoration 1985/1986
– Rear center armrest, sunroof
– Monroe Gas shock absorber
– Interior in very good condition
– Blaupunkt Frankfurt Radio
– 2011 door panels reinserted, new flasher units
– New in 2018: brakes + brake hoses front + rearjack plug, exhaust, battery,
all liquids changed, speedometer cable, “bear paw”


The vehicles colloquially referred to as “little tail fin” of the W 110 series were produced from 1961 to 1968. They belonged to the upper middle class of Mercedes and replaced the ponton series W120 / 121. Body, interior and luggage room sizes are substantially identical to the W111 series (“large tail fin”), which had entered the market in 1959.

All models have an unusual instrument panel with vertical roller speedometer (“clinical thermometer speedo”), where the display varies depending on the speed from yellow through red / yellow to red. All models also have the filler neck located behind the rear license plate, which folds down to allow access

The body was characterized by a hitherto unknown passive safety: It had for the first time a stable passenger cell and effective deformable zones. Mercedes conducted extensive crash tests, in which a vehicle was pushed over a ramp at 80 km/h in order to make it roll over.

Vehicle Overview

Interior Features

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Exterior Features

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