Mercedes Benz

220 Cabriolet A 1953

Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet A - the elegant cabriolet of the high class in the fifties. Only 1278 vehicles were produced of this exclusive type.

Mercedes Benz 220 Cabriolet A

ManufacturerMercedes Benz

Type220 Cabriolet A

Vehicle ID1461

Time of production1951-1955

Model year1953

SteeringLeft hand drive

ExteriorBlack

InteriorLeather Red

Engine6 Cylinder in a row

Cylinder2.195 ccm

Engine Power 58kW 80HP

ExtrasRadio Becker, additional headlight, white wall tires

Warranty1-year warranty

Price225.000 EURO incl. MwSt.

Availabilityavailable

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The era

Or what was it actually like in those days?
The Mercedes-Benz 220 was introduced in 1951 at the IAA in Frankfurt together with the 300 (called Adenauer) and including the first all-new six-cylinder engine from Daimler-Benz after the second world war. The modern short-stroke engine with overhead camshaft was installed on the largely unchanged chassis of the 170 S, helping the car to significantly better performance. The engine was used, with continuous modifications, for nearly 40 years until 1989. The external appearance of the 220 displayed changes to the bonnet and the headlights were now integrated into the wings. The new series was available as a four-seat sedan, the two-seater cabriolet A, a four-seater cabriolet B and, for the first time after the war, as a two-seat coupé. At a price of 18.500 Deutschmarks, only 1,278 examples of this exclusive cabriolet were built.

The condition

Or how it really is. Original, given a facelift or fully restored?
Or what is it like to drive? A 220 A Cabriolet gives its owner, driver and passengers an inimitable feeling of serenity and calm, safe in the knowledge that it can be relied upon as a quality product. One could say it is typical Mercedes - a symbol of German craftsmanship! Trips with the top down are a sensory experience and you have security in the knowledge that you have made a very stable investment. A Mercedes from the 50s in its best form - a 2-door, 2-seat convertible. It speaks both emotion and reason alike.The cabriolet A was recently fully restored. Technically and visually the vehicle presents itself in very good condition. The vehicle has proper clearances and everything works properly. The car comes with a one year warrant. The Mercedes-Benz Data Card which shows the first delivery in Brussels and a comprehensive photographic documentation about the performed work is available.

The performance

Or what is it like to drive?
A 220 A Cabriolet gives its owner, driver and passengers an inimitable feeling of serenity and calm, safe in the knowledge that it can be relied upon as a quality product. One could say it is typical Mercedes - a symbol of German craftsmanship! Trips with the top down are a sensory experience and you have security in the knowledge that you have made a very stable investment. A Mercedes from the 50s in its best form - a 2-door, 2-seat convertible. It speaks both emotion and reason alike.