The 1967 Mercedes-Benz 230 we featured earlier this month is back up for sale once again, this time at no reserve. If you’ve been wanting to delve into the realm of vintage Mercedes but find yourself on a budget, there are few better place to start than with this fintail.
CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1967 Mercedes-Benz 230 on eBay
The below post originally appeared on our site October 14, 2014:
In his retirement speech, General Douglas MacArthur once said “old soldiers never die, they just fade away.” Well, old Mercedes-Benzes never seem to die, nor do they fade away. Look around the street on any given day and you’ll probably come across a Mercedes that is closing in on twenty years old, or more. Even some of the more vintage models, like this 1967 230, is still trucking along, with a beautiful patina adorned with vintage California black plates. The fins would disappear from the Mercedes portfolio after 1968, situating this 230 as the last of its breed.
Engine: 2.3 liter inline-6
Transmission: 4-speed automatic
Mileage: 16,980 mi
Price: No reserve auction
Gorgeous 1967 Mercedes Benz 230 chrome trim! No reserve Auction!!!
Offered on eBay for the very first time is this beautiful survivor 1967 Benz 230. The blue exterior with blue interior combo gives it a very nice elegant look, pleasant to the eye. Body is straight with minimal rust issues, paint still holds a deep gloss shine. This 230 is equipped, with manual windows (all four windows go up and down with ease) etc. glass is clear and in good condition. All interior and exterior lights are in working condition, the exterior and interior chrome is new or original.
The car has not been registered since 1994, since then has been in indoor storage. This 230 is a daily driver, new brakes, new rear rotors and calipers. It runs smooth and drives straight as it should with no pulling to either side. Engine starts with the first crank, idles smoothly no smoke from exhaust. This particular car is a hard to find with automatic transmission (in this beautiful condition) it shifts through all the gears with ease and without hesitation, handles modern traffic with no problems. I encourage all bidders to test drive this beauty, come and see it for your selves.
The blue interior is in great condition with no rips nor tears, door panels are great as well as photos show.
This Benz is a daily driver and ready to drive home today! Call me if you want to make a buy it now offer (909) 282-0785
Unlike other collectors who photograph their cars in professionally lighted studios or in Hollywood driveways, I shoot mine in my driveway using nothing other than natural lighting. So what you see is exactly what you get, A gorgeous rare collector’s car that will maintain as well as continually go up in value, it’s a great summer classic for budget oriented person. This car will only go up in value.
All bidders do an inspection on the car it is available for you 7 days a week.
I am selling the car AS IS no warranties expressed or implied. Any questions please feel free to call me @ Cell (909) 282-0785 Home (951) 789-4035
Please ask all questions BEFORE bidding by email or phone (909)282-0785 serious buyers only, please. Please don’t waste my time and money. Have money in hand before bidding and approvals from wife and banker. The car is sold as-is with no warranty expressed or implied.
A $200 non-refundable deposit must be paid via PayPal within 24 hours of auction end. Car must be paid in full within 5 Days (cashier’s checks must clear into my account) before I will transfer the title and give possession. Please do not expect to take possession until the financial transaction is complete.
Shipping is the sole responsibility of the buyer; I will assist your shipper in loading at my convenience. Car must be picked up within 14 days or deposit will be forfeited (I will work with your shipper when they call). Car is for sale locally so I reserve the right to cancel all bids and auction at any time for any reason without warning. Feel free to make an appointment to view the car; the car is located in Riverside CA.
I’ve always been a bit partial to the Fintail Benzes, or Heckflosse as they are known in their native market. My father owned two of them, a 1962 190c with a four-speed manual on the column and a 1967 230s with a four-speed manual on the floor. These W110s like this 230 here is one of the most affordable ways into a vintage Benz for not much cash. An example such as this will no doubt bring the big dollars, perhaps somewhere in the $10,000 to $15,000 range. With no reserve, we’ll be watching to see where this one lands.