In March 1968, the top model of the former S-Class at the Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3 was extended upwards. As the previous top model 300 SEL had the 6.3 W-109 Series air suspension and an extended body. Is what most people do not know that the Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3 in its time has long been the fastest production sedan in the world. Equipped with the already known from the Mercedes-Benz 600 6.3 liter eight-cylinder engine with 250 horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3 accelerated in 8 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h, and reached a top speed of 221 km / h. On the basis of this car was also an AMG variant with up to 420 hp (as a racing version), which even brought it to a top speed of up to 265 km / h in 1971 sensationally reached number two in the 24-hour race in Spa. This was the breakthrough for the renowned tuning company today ! The standard features of the Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3 included the automatic transmission, a 105-liter tank, a limited slip differential and halogen headlights. A total of 6,526 were built from 1967-1972 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3. Discover at this website at the huge selection of offerings including rare vintage and historical models from the U.S. or Germany.