Mercedes-Benz 300 S Coupé

The Mercedes-Benz 300 S Coupé of model series W 188 was first presented at the Paris Motor Show in 1951, the world public. The series production of the Mercedes 300 S Coupe launched in the summer of 1952. The sophisticated, sporty coupe, big, but not massive, strong and not heavy, made ​​with its six-cylinder 150 bhp, giving it a top speed of 175 km / hr. The Mercedes-Benz 300 S Coupé impressed particularly with its design. The curved wings and elongated bonnet represented " traditional and elegant particularly in this case forms," ​​as one contemporary comment was. The " quiet, elegant lines in exquisite harmony with modern design," as it was said, also radiated a palpable force. Thus symbolized the Mercedes 300 S Coupe also the spirit of renewal at that time. The few remaining today postwar coupes of the Mercedes-Benz S 300 are among the sought-after collector pieces and are sold at auctions in the highest categories. The successor of the former top model Mercedes-Benz 300 S Coupé is the 1955 Mercedes 300 Sc Coupé presented. Discover at this website at the huge selection of offerings including rare vintage and historical models from the USA or the GDR.

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