1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SE Coupe

Earlier this week on Monday I looked at 1993 600SL in Spruce Green only to follow it up with a 2004 CL600 in Everest Green. To close out the week, I’d thought I’d finish up with another green machine, although this one is quite a bid older than the prior examples. This 1967 250SE Coupe for sale Missouri is a wonderful example of the design and craftsmanship that Mercedes-Benz was all about during this era. Lots of chrome, lots of leather and lots of wood. These coupes were the perfect blend of conservative style that’s still noticeable without being totally outrageous and in your face (I’m looking at you Cadillac Coupe DeVille) So let’s go check out the details of the W111.

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Year: 1967
Model: 250SE Coupe
Engine: 2.5 liter straight-6
Transmission: 4-speed automatic
Mileage: 86,533 mi
Price: Buy It Now $56,900

The 1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SE Opera Coupe featured here is finished in gorgeous Pastel Green with an impeccably kept Olive Green leather interior. This magnificent Mercedes has just arrived from Southern California where it was beautifully restored and maintained. Being one of 5,259 built, it is one of the last of these great handbuilt motorcars and was constructed during the last production year for the 250SE Coupe. We are pleased offer this investment-grade Mercedes to the most astute collector, investor or enthusiast who understands and appreciates the potential of this great marque. Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013 and posting gains of 395-percent over the last 10-years. Ready to make an investment you can actually enjoy? Please contact one of our expert sales consultants for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions you may have. Bid with confidence.

This is a truly lovely coupe. The chrome is as good as you can get and the interior woodwork is outstanding. I’m a sucker for any Mercedes with a wood binnacle and this one is nearly flawless. The dark green leather and carpet really matches the rest of the car well and is a nice different look than what is usually seen. The only thing I see wrong is that horrible radio. I don’t know what goes through people’s heads when they take out original Becker units and replace them with cheap-looking units that look totally out-of-place. It blows my mind that people will ruin the entire look of a car’s interior just to listen to two tracks of some CD. You think when whoever went through this car to do the refresh would have sourced an original radio to reinstall, but maybe there is another reason.

The 250 Coupe isn’t as pricey as the later 280 or even more rare 280 3.5 with the M116 V8. My thought is that these cars are all about styling and appearance anyway. It doesn’t matter what engine is in them, you are still going to look at them the same way. The M129 straight-six is a perfectly fine motor for this car and shouldn’t be discredited at all for not being the 2.8 liter M130. The price for this car is just under $57,000 and I’d say that probably is a little high for this specific example. I have a feeling this dealer overpriced its cars and waits it out just because they can afford to do that. It’d be more comfortable somewhere in the $45,000 to $50,000 range but I wouldn’t say you got ripped off if you paid this asking price. These aren’t depreciating anytime soon but I’m not sure it will ever rise to be a six-figure car — not with the 280 and 3.5 ahead of it.

– Andrew

1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SE

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Many have tried, but few manufacturers have succeeded in surpassing the Mercedes-Benz S-class as the bar by which all large luxury sedans are set. This isn’t anything new, as Mercedes has had a long, storied history of luxury sedans dating back to the early reaches of the 20th century. The S-class came into its own in the 1950s and 1960s, when the W111 appeared, which would be sold in coupe and cabriolet form alongside the W108 and W109 sedans. These S-classes would carry on into the early 1970s and would feature a variety of engine and body options, from short to long wheelbase with everything from a 2.5 liter inline-6 under the hood to the 6.3 liter V8 from the 600 Grösser. This 250SE for sale in The Netherlands has the fuel-injected 2.5 liter inline-6 under the hood mated to a four-speed manual gearbox.

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1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SE Cabriolet

This is the time of year you’ll invariably be asked “where do you summer?” I’m more interested in “what do you summer in?” This 1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SE Cabriolet appears to be a perfect vehicle in which to holiday. This car was given a respray a few years ago along with an interior retrim, including the extensive amount of wood trim present in these models.

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1966 Mercedes-Benz 250SE

Most of us dream about those barn finds from time to time. That one car that you always wanted that you would give anything to stumble upon in unmolested condition, even if the car had a heavy patina. Or maybe it’s a car that you’ve spotted and expressed interest in, hoping that someday the owner would put it on offer. The latter is the case with this two owner 250SE, as the second owner purchased it from the original owner, whose son refurbished it as a 40th anniversary present for his parents. This car has covered less than 100,000 miles in 47 years and it shows.

Year: 1966
Model: 250SE
Engine: 2.5 liter inline-6
Transmission: 4-speed automatic
Mileage: 95,000 mi
Price: No reserve auction

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For sale is a beautiful 1966 250SE with only 95,000 actual miles, NOT 195,000. The car has had one owner up until now, which makes me the second owner. Always been a California car therefore the car has no rust issues at all. It’s
never been in any accidents, still remains all of its original body panels, The paint is Near flawless and looks fantastic, athough its not the original it has had only one repaint and finished in its original color. The interior is Original, All except for the rear upper section of the back seat,but still looks gorgeous, they are leather Not leather imitation. Carpets have No staining It is still very plush. All of the wood trimming is near perfect Condition with no cracks,all the bumpers, body, moldings, chrome, and glass looks great.

The undercarriage and engine compartment as well as trunk compartment all look fantastic. The undercarriage has never been undercoated it’s all original, This is what you would call a true survivor. An original car not a restored car not multiple cars put together to make one nice car, again a true survivor. The mechanical condition of this car will amaze you, the moment your foot hits the accelerator The beautiful In Line 6 cylinder, fuel injection engine starts to scream with no hesitation, with plenty of power to the rear wheels. The transmission shifts just as it should. While cruising down the highway, There are no funny noises Of any kind,and suspension is all nice and tight.

All of the electrical equipment is functional and works great, including the original radio and cigarette lighter, as well as all the interior lights. Keep in mind ladies and gentlemen we are talking about a 1966 vehicle, which is over 47 years old. This car has been well preserved thanks to its Original owner. So here’s the story on this car, While I was
servicing my Mercedes at a local Mercedes store, there it was, one of the cleanest Original 250SE I have ever seen, all shined up just serviced with a big ribbon. Literally half of the Mercedes dealership was surrounding this car, so I ask my service advisor what’s the story with this car, he tells me a Gentlemen brought the car in for servicing, it was brought over on a flatbed.

The Gentlemen who brought it over requested to have the fuel drained, The battery replaced, all of the fluids changed, and
completely detailed in and out, So that he can unveil it to his parents on their 47th year anniversary. And that it had to look and perform the way it did in 1966. And the price didn’t matter, this was the exact car they got married in over 40 years ago, and they were planning a trip to palm springs, where they originally had their honeymoon. So just before I was leaving I was able to meet the gentleman who brought the car over for servicing, I approached him asking him if the car would ever be for sale, he told me he didn’t think so, but if he ever did he would give me a call, I said great so I gave him my phone number.

Seven years later I get a phone call saying I don’t know if you remember me or not, we met a while back regarding my parents Mercedes. You had asked me if it was for sale, I told you if it ever would-be I would call you. Right at that moment I knew exactly which car he was talking about, I never forgot about it. I said yes I remember, is it for Sale now, he tells me yes his father has just passed away, and his mother cannot bear to look at this car sitting in the garage. I went over and The same gentleman opened the garage and took the cover off the car, I was shocked to see the car looking the way it did over seven years ago. So after conversation for a few hours we were able to come to an agreement. And now the time has come Like most things, as for myself after enjoying something for a little while, there’s always something else that catches my eye. I have My mindset on Another car and I only have a two car garage. I do not want this car to sit outside, it deserves a good home, someone who will truly appreciate It just as myself and the original owner once did.I hope I’ve done my best to answer all your questions. If you have any other questions please contact me on my cell (408) 771-3385 Tom. Thanks for viewing my listing and good luck with your search.

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When I was a kid, a friend of my father’s had a 280SE and ran it for over 30 years with little hassle. It was a 4-speed manual on the floor but I always loved going for rides in it. Versus the ‘80s era Hondas my parents had at this time, which themselves were well built, this Mercedes just had an imposing nature about it, from the heavy inputs needed on the controls to the overall size as compared to what was in my family’s garage. Unlike the coupe and cabriolet versions of these models, the sedans remain relatively affordable, even in decent shape. Even in excellent original condition, this car may bring around $15,000 at the most, which is rather reasonable considering the entire package here. Show up at the next concours the Mercedes-Benz club hosts with this machine and you’ll have others in your class trembling with fear once the judging starts.

-Paul

1968 Mercedes-Benz 250SE Coupe

While many consider the 300SL as the car that signaled to the world that Mercedes-Benz had returned from the brink in the aftermath of war, it was the W111 coupes and sedans that brought them success throughout the 1960s and carried them on to a prosperous future. After massive devastation to their factories during World War II, it was almost unthinkable that this company could rebound. However, a scant 14 years after the war had ended, the W111, with its advanced front and rear crumple zones, retractable seat belts and, on the top models, fuel injection, debuted. While the first sedans worse rather trendy tail fins, the coupe had more modest rear flanks and the stately, pillarless roof that we’ve come to love from Mercedes-Benz two doors. This 250SE for sale in Florida has undergone a recent renovation and is in need of a few minor touches to draw this classy coupe to completion.

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Just finished a partial restoration of this nice car. Done: New paint (Feb 2012) $6,770.00. New interior (March 2012) $7,490.00. Wood work repair and varnish $800.00. Engine Serviced (good compression), including tune up, differential, $4,446.12. Belts, hoses, etc. New tires/shocks (front and rear) $1,200.94. Transmission rebuilt $3,600.00. Total: $24,308.00

Questions you may have:

a) Why all this money?… I intended to keep the car and do it right. Still a possibility.

b) Why are you selling?.. My new business is taking me overseas every other month. No time.

c) Is there anything else to do with the car?.. Very minor, mostly details. Part of the hobby. Among them, I would rechrome a couple of pieces of the back bumper. Not an expensive job.

d) Does it run and shift OK?.. Yes, the car is smooth, the a/c works great, it has no rattles.

e) Any rust?.. None now. There was some where the spare tire is storaged, that was carved out and new metal installed, both side were done. That’s a typical area for rusting.

f) Is the mileage correct?.. I don’t know. Have no records from the past. The compression is good and my MB mechanic thinks it is the best of the four older Mercedes I own. NO DRIPS, NO SMOKE.

The fact that this car has little in the way of records detailing its history is disconcerting, but if a Mercedes mechanic can vouch for the car as is said in the ad, it will help to reassure potential buyers. That said, a lot of money has been spent in bringing this car up to a decent standard. These are not cheap cars to restore and the fact that a lot of work has been done already makes this an attractive buy. While this car is not a concours example, it’s a very presentable runner that needs some minor details ironed out. The asking price is just about on the mark, given what has been invested in it and what these can go for fully sorted.

-Paul