Considered by many as the first 'Q-Car,' the Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3 began as a private venture by Mercedes-Benz employee Erich Waxenberger in 1966. The idea of placing a large powerful sports car engine in a saloon is still very popular today as can be seen with the current Mercedes-Benz range and indeed the 6.3 capacity V8 engine is still in use today, albeit many generations on from the W 109 SEL. Waxenberger's theory was simple, take the powerful 6.3 litre V8 Mercedes-Benz M100 engine from the luxurious Mercedes-Benz 600 limousine and fit it into the regular Mercedes-Benz W 109 S-Class model which, at the time, only had six-cylinder engines. The result was a nearly two-tonne saloon with performance similar to most prestigious sports cars of the era. It is said that Rudolf Uhlenhaut, the top Mercedes-Benz designer and engineer, when invited to test drive the prototype, opened the bonnet at the first red light to find out how the big engine and its supporting equipment had been squeezed in there. What set this car apart from its contemporaries in the late 1960s though, was that it could cruise at over 124mph with five occupants in complete comfort within the body styled by Paul
Lowered price from €42.500 -> €38.950 195Hp >>>>> Oldtimerfarm specializes in consignment sales of vintage and collection cars and we are proud to present you this car. Oldtimerfarm is located in Belgium, 9880 Aalter, Steenweg op Deinze 51C, where this car is in our showroom. We are open from Tuesday to Saturday 10-17h (also without appointment). We are closed on Sundays and Mondays. Mondays on appointment only. Make sure you scroll down to look at the extensive photo report (100 pictures). Of course, a more detailed description can be obtained by telephone. Contact us: Xavier (sales): 0032 472 40 1338 (NL, FR, DE, EN, IT) email@example.com Olivier (after sales): 0032 473 11 7300 (NL, FR, DE, EN) firstname.lastname@example.org Oldtimerfarm from Aalter would also like to sell your classic car or car collection. For more information, please contact Xavier. Exhibitions where you can find us: 09-11/09/2016 Open Door Event @OLDTIMERFARM 20-23/10/2016 Auto Moto Depoca Padova - Italy 18-20/11/2016 InterClassics Brussels - Belgium 17-18/12/2016 Dreamcar International Kortrijk - Belgium 12-15/01/2017 InterClassics Maastricht - The Netherlands 03-05/03/2017 Antwerp Classic Salon - Belgium
Model W109 - Chassis 109.056.120.026.92 - Dark blue with ligth brown interior Mercedes 300 SEL with 3.5 Liter engine. The car has been in the same family ownership since delivered new by Mercedes Benz in Switzerland. 117'000 original Kilometers. Sunroof - 3498cc engine with 200 HP New paint in 2008. New leather interior. The car is in excellent and superb condition. Service book - Instruction Manual - Tools Vehicle serviced 03/2016 (CHF 6'000.--) - Fresh Veteran MOT 14.03.2016 CHF 32'000 http://grabersportgarage.com/1970-mercedes-300-sel-3.5.html RESERVIERT
1968 300 SEL 6.3 LHD 106,000 miles from new Finished in DB-903 blue with navy leather interior Specification includes air conditioning, electric windows front and rear, front headrests, central locking, Becker Grand Prix radio. Sold new in Tacoma Washington USA to a Mr Roger W Peck, an ex-international league baseball player. Peck remained a figure in Baseball in later years, being president and manager of many Baseball teams. Indeed Peck Field & athletic complex still exists in Central Tacoma today. It is not clear exactly how long Peck owned the car for but records do show that the car remained in Washington until leaving the USA in 2014. The original service history booklet is present and records 19 services in the Washington area. Records indicate that around 1998 a Mr Ernest Brock of Puyallup Washington took ownership of the vehicle. Brock clearly maintained the car fastidiously as there are service invoices on file totalling over $16,000 during his ownership. In 2011 a Mr Ken Vogt, also of Puyallup Washington, purchased the car and continued with a similar maintenance regime and there invoices on file for circa $5,000. In 2014 the car was imported to Germany and there are cer
Mercedes Benz 300 SEL 6.3 1968. This original 6.3 was Australian delivered and was for many years in Queensland before going to Tasmania in 1996. In very good structural condition and recently having new, correct leather and carpeting inserted. Complete with the original “Becker” radio.
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