1951 Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet A Gallery

1951→1953 Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet B

1951→1953 Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet B

The first of the Pontoon-fender Mercedes were seen at the Frankfurt Motor Show in in April of 1951. It was offered alongside the 300 and both cars had a similar inline-6 engine.

In Detail

tags w187
submitted by admin
type Series Production Car
production years 1951 – 1953
built at Germany
engine Inline-6
position Front, Longitudinal
aspiration Natural
valvetrain Chain-Driven SOHC
fuel feed 2 Solex 30PAAJ Carburettors
displacement 2195 cc / 133.95 in³
bore 80 mm / 3.15 in
stroke 72.8 mm / 2.87 in
compression 6.5:1
power 58.9 kw / 79 bhp @ 4850 rpm
specific output 35.99 bhp per litre
torque 142.4 nm / 105 ft lbs @ 2500 rpm
body / frame Steel Body over Steel Frame
driven wheels RWD
front brakes Drums
rear brakes Drums
steering Worm & Sector
f suspension Double Wishbones
r suspension Swing Axle w/Coil Springs
dry weight 1453 kg / 3200 lbs
wheelbase 2845 mm / 112.0 in
front track 1315 mm / 51.8 in
rear track 1435 mm / 56.5 in
length 4538 mm / 178.7 in
width 1685 mm / 66.3 in
height 1560 mm / 61.4 in
transmission 4-Speed Manual
top speed ~144.81 kph / 90 mph
fuel capacity 65 litres or 17.16 gal.

 

Auction Sales History

 

1952 Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet B 220.187.0130707052 – sold for $154,000 Extremely Accurate and Extensive Restoration. Displayed at the 100th Anniversary of Mercedes-Benz at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Numerous Concours Awards Including a First in Class at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. A Well-Kept Example of the Charming 220 Series. Offered with Period Factory Literature and Tools.
Auction Source: The 2013 Scottsdale Auctions by Gooding & Company