Auction Ended:

Monday, 12 October, 2020 - 18:00

Lot Status:

Still for sale.

1970 Mercedes Benz W 108 280s

The W108 Mercedes Benz 280s

Introduced at the Frankfurt Motor show in 1965, the W108 series set a new standard for mass produced luxury saloons

Designed by Paul Bracq, also known for designing the Mercedes Benz W113 Pagoda, who took inspiration from the W111 luxury convertibles and coupes which are often mistaken as part of the W108 series.

In 1967 to 1972 the second series of W108’s were introduced with in line 6 cylinder overhead cam engines now upgraded to 2.8 litres (M130) with the 280s fueled by two twin barrel downdraft Zenith carburetors

The W108 series was an amazing success or Mercedes Benz known for its reliability and durability

This Example

This example was built in East London by Car Distributors and is finished in the beautiful Arabian Grey colour with the local style tan leather interior. It has a desirable period correct air-conditioning system as well as Becker Grand Prix radio.

Recent maintenance includes the fitment of 4 x new Sachs shock absorbers, carburetors were rebuilt, new rear subframe mountings were fitted and the air conditioning system refurbished and a new compressor fitted

This Mercedes Benz exudes timeless style and is a user friendly classic that can by enjoyed regularly

It is available for viewing at the Crossley & Webb showroom in Gardens Cape Town

Contact Gareth or Jeremy for more details: Tel: (021) 462 3558 - e-mail: info@crossley-webb.com


Bidding

Bidding Information - 1970 Mercedes Benz W 108 280s

Estimated Price Range:

R 250,000.00 - R 300,000.00

Lot Status

Total Bids:

2

Time Left:

Closed

Start Date:

Monday, 05 October, 2020 - 12:00

End Date:

Monday, 12 October, 2020 - 18:00

Time Left

Closed

Special Features

Air conditioning

Becker Grand Prix radio

Good condition

Recent maintenance

Quick Facts

Reference: LOT-000039
Seller: Private
Year: 1970
Manufacturer: Mercedes Benz
Model: W 108 280s
Derivative: South African Spec
Service History: Partial
Mileage: 101,666 Miles
Engine Size: 2,800cc
Engine Type: Inline Six cylinder - OHC
Fuel Type: Petrol
Transmission: 4 Automatic
Layout: Front engine - rear wheel drive
Power Output: 140 BHP
Exterior: Arabian Grey
Interior: Tan leather

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