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Buying a 1971 Mercedes Benz 280SE Coupe

1971 Mercedes Benz 280SE CoupeThe year 1971 would be the last time buyers could get their hands on the Mercedes Benz 280SE Coupe direct from the showroom floor. First premiered at the 1959 Frankfurt Auto Show, the series which began with the 220SE and 220SEb would become the postwar answer the automaker needed to emerge from World War II as a reputable and modern contender in the luxury sports car market. Many collectors agree that the 1971 Mercedes Benz 280SE Coupe is the culmination of more than a decade of advancements and styling changes, and makes the ideal collector car for those looking for a true example of German engineering from this period. Large and commanding yet graceful, the 280SE Coupe remains one of the most sought-after luxury cars in the market today.

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1971 Mercedes Benz 280SE Coupe Buyer’s Guide

The 1971 Mercedes Benz 280SE Coupe was offered in standard form with a 2.8L engine, Bosch mechanical fuel injection and four-wheel disc brakes. The hood and grille were also lowered by a couple of inches to give the car a more modern appearance. Running alongside the 280SE Coupe would be the 280SE 3.5 Coupe and Convertible, which offered a 3.5L V-8 engine. Well-maintained 280SE models are prized possessions today and command strong prices in the classic car market, particularly those with the larger engine. Whether you’re looking for a 1971 220SE Coupe as your primary or weekend driver or would like a fair condition example to be your next restoration project, the team at The Beverly Hills Car Club can assist. They have numerous Buyer’s Tips they have compiled over their years of experience that they are happy to share with you. When you’re ready, contact them at their California classic car dealership today. They look forward to hearing from you and to helping you find the car you desire.

Designed with buyers in mind, please feel free to browse this website to learn more about the 1971 Mercedes Benz 220SE Coupe and the other available classics in inventory. Should you have any questions, the Los Angeles-based Beverly Hills Car Club is just a phone call or website inquiry away. Connect today to get started!

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