Manufactured from 1961 to 1965, the Mercedes Benz 220SEb Coupe was stylish and graceful, offering a modern body design to compete with comparable Cadillac and Jaguar E-Type models that were popular in the American market. Part of the so-called Fintail lineup due to its rear curvature and fintail-like adornments that were said to be Mercedes’ version of the exaggeratedly finned American cars, the 220SEb Coupe (as well as the Sedan and Convertible models) was an instant success. However exciting and captivating the exterior of the 220SEb Coupe was, the safety advancements that were rolled out during its release would put Mercedes at the forefront of automotive design. If you’re looking to purchase a 1965 Mercedes Benz 220SEb Coupe, you’ll have one of the safest and most reliable classic Mercedes on the road. Equipped with front and rear crumple zones, advanced air suspension and retractable seat belts, it is easy to understand why the 220SEb was, and continues to be, widely popular.
When buying a Mercedes 220SEb, many collectors consider the 1965 Mercedes Benz 220SEb Coupe to be the best choice as it encompasses all the changes that would come down the line during the four-year production run. Many Mercedes enthusiasts and collectors will also tell you that rust should pay a major role in your decision to buy or pass on a particular model. Some of the most common areas for rust damage include the front cross member, front rocker panels, rear fender wheelbase area, bumper mounts, door sills, trunk floor boards and the floor under the seats and around the pedals. If you suspect that rust repair has been done on a model you’re interested in, always ask for restoration documentation to help you get a feel for how well the work was completed. These are just a few of the Buyer’s Tips that The Beverly Hills Car Club, a renowned California classic car dealership, recommends to those buyers and collectors considering the 1965 Mercedes Benz 220SEb Coupe.
For more Buyer’s Tips or to explore the 1965 Mercedes Benz 220SEb Coupe models currently in their online inventory, the team of classic car professionals at The Beverly Hills Car Club welcomes you to browse their website at your leisure. They are always available to answer your questions and look forward to helping you find the postwar Mercedes that you’ve always desired. Connect today!
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