- 1 of 273 RHD examples and c.65,000 recorded miles - Recent overhaul of suspension / hydraulics and just serviced - Repainted last year and interior re-trimmed in Tan leather Further info: The mighty Mercedes-Benz 600 had few peers, with only Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Cadillac really able to aspire to its blend of accommodation, luxury and quality of build. It came in short and long wheelbase configuration - the former was aimed at owner drivers and the latter at chauffeur-driven clientele. At a loaded weight of 6,700 lbs, even the SWB 600 was sufficiently heavy to require a new, specially designed engine. This came in the form of the 6.3-litre SOHC V8 M100 unit that, fed by a Bosch mechanical fuel injection system, delivered 250bhp at 4,000rpm - sufficient to power the leviathan to nearly 130mph flat out. The unit was mated to a four speed automatic transmission. The model's complex hydraulic system powered everything from the windows and seats to the automatically closing doors, sun-roof and boot lid. Quality ride and handling were assured by adjustable air suspension. Notable owners included Saddam Hussein, Fidel Castro and Elvis Presley. The amazing-looking Saloon now offered i
1970 mercedes benz 600 saloon green 4-speed leather rhd short-wheel-base sunroof v8 german petrol
The Motor House, Lyncastle Road
Warrington, WA4 4SN, Cheshire
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