Mercedes-Benz - 220A Coupe (W187) - 1955

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Mercedes-Benz - 220A Coupe (W187) - 1955
Can be picked up in: Netherlands - with Dutch registration - 29613 km - 2 - Very good condition, minimal signs of wear and tear

Do not let this opportunity lie and become the new owner of this very unique Mercedes 220A Coupe (W187) in beautiful frame off restored state! This is a NO RESERVE PRICE AUCTION.

The Typ 220 (W187) was unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1951 as the new luxury car line-up of Mercedes-Benz. The Typ 220 came with several bodies including the exotic coupés and convertibles. The model had a 6-cylinder 2.2 litre gasoline engine with a power of 80 HP.

The designers were inspired by the 170S (W136) model which shared the same construction with a square cab and prominent flowing fenders and sills. The main and most notable difference between the two is the spot of the headlights The Typ 220 got the headlights on the side fenders for a more modern look. The production of the TYP 220 ended in 1953 and was succeeded by the W105/W180. The coupé/convertible was built until 1955.

In the 5 years that the Mercedes W187 was produced, 18,514 pieces were sold;

Saloon: 16,154
Conv.. A: 1,278
Conv.. B: 997
Coupé: 85

In total there are only 85 coupes sold, of which only a few pieces still exist. This makes the Mercedes 220A Coupe (W187) one of the rarest Mercedes classics, so it is seldom that this Mercedes is offered for sale.

Also this low production number makes this Mercedes a very interesting investment, especially in this unique state.

In 1955, this Mercedes was newly delivered in Frankfurt, Germany. Then this original European delivered Mercedes found its way to the Netherlands where the car in 2017 has undergone a complete ' Frame Off restoration '. No expenses have been spared in this restoration. The complete restoration is documented.

Hereby, the information concerning the car:

Mercedes-Benz - 220A Coupe (W187) - 1955 (matching numbers)

Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type: 220A Coupe (W187)
Year of production: 1955
Colour: Black
Engine and power: 2.195 cc (2.2 L) M180 I6, engine number 1809205500054 (matching numbers)
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual (4) rear wheel drive, axle ratio 4.44:1
Matching numbers:
Odometer reading: 29613 km
Margin: Yes, Dutch margin car
License: Dutch license plate DZ-31-61 and valid Dutch Periodic Vehicle Inspection
Chassis number: 1870235500052

OPTIONS:
-Chromed bumpers
- Hubcaps in matching colour
- Whitewall tyres
- Leather upholstery.
- Two barrel downdraft carburetter Solex 30PAAJ
- Drum Brakes (Ø 240 mm)
- Complete (original) suitcase set available

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
- Car is fully FRAME OFF restored, documentation available
- Engine was overhauled in 2017 for 9200 euro (receipt present)
- Serviced for 3000 euro in 2019 (receipt present)
- Very low production number: 85 (!)

The car can be viewed and picked up in Schiedam, the Netherlands.

Lot details
Brand
Mercedes-Benz
Model Type
220A Coupe (W187)
Year
1955
Located in
Netherlands
Body style
Coupé
Mileage reading
29613 km
Registration papers
with Dutch registration
Condition
2 - Very good condition: minimal signs of wear
Transmission
Manual
Fuel
Petrol
Colour
Black
Horse Power
80
Cubic capacity
2195
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