The Mercedes-Benz 220S Cabriolet, 2-door from 1956 is an impressive vehicle that was developed and built by the Daimler Benz company in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim.
La Cochera Classica is the owner of this impressive Mercedes-Benz 220S Cabriolet
The Mercedes-Benz 220S from 1956 was part of the W180 series, which was produced from 1954 to 1959. This series was one of the first models developed by Mercedes-Benz after the Second World War and played an important role in the revival of the German car manufacturer.
The 220S was a further development of the previous 220A model and was equipped with a number of improvements and new features. The vehicle was equipped with a 2.2-liter six-cylinder engine that produced an output of 100 hp. This gave the 220S a top speed of around 160 km/h, which was impressive for the time. The design of the 220S was elegant and timeless. It had a long hood, a rounded body and a distinctive radiator grille with the Mercedes-Benz logo.
This particular model in the La Cochera collection was completely restored and rebuilt. All restoration work and equipment features have been documented and invoices are available showing a value of over €195,000. The “frame off” restoration was carried out by an official Mercedes Classic representative, Köster in Oberhausen, in a precise four-year job. Autohaus Köster (mercedes-koester.de)). At the owner’s special request, the Köster dealership installed a power steering system to improve the driving experience. Following the restoration, the vehicle has a mileage of just 6.365km, which means that it is in almost mint condition.
One of the outstanding features of this Mercedes-Benz 220S Cabriolet is the unique color combination in Strawberry Red Metallic, color no. DB 543. The vehicle was painted in a special color combination that sets it apart from other vehicles of its kind and does not exist a second time.
A total of 2178 vehicles of this model were built during the production period, making it a rare and sought-after collector’s item. Documentation of the vehicle’s past and provenance is available, which is of great interest to enthusiasts and collectors of historic vehicles. The vehicle has been carefully maintained and all checkbooks are present. It has an H license plate, which means that it is recognized as a historic vehicle. A valuation report from TÜV-Süd certifies that the vehicle is in condition 1, which means that it is in excellent condition.
The Mercedes-Benz 220S Cabriolet, 2-door from 1956 is a true jewel of automotive history. With its elegant appearance, high-quality restoration and rare features, it is a vehicle that makes the hearts of enthusiasts and collectors beat faster.