Gorgeous 1963 Mercedes-Benz From ‘The Hangover’ Is On Sale In Australia For An Unbelievable Worth
On the subject of traditional vehicles, an outdated Mercedes-Benz is at all times on the high of our wish-list. Extra particularly, an outdated Mercedes-Benz in mint situation. That’s precisely what we’ve discovered on Carsales: a 1963 Mercedes-Benz 220SE with guide gearbox and completed in a shocking deep pink paint.
The long-lasting 220SE used the chassis code W111 – together with the 220 and 220S – of which a complete of round 371,000 have been constructed between 1959 and 1971, comprising two-door coupes and convertibles, and four-door sedan variants. The sequence is famous for the American-style tailfin bodywork, which spawned the nickname Heckflosse – German for fintail.
All fashions used the identical 2.2l straight-six engine, however Mercedes made varied tweaks to offer totally different energy outputs relying on the mannequin. The 220SE benefitted from Bosch gas injection for its model of the straight-six, giving it 120hp and a high velocity of 172kph (107mph).
The 220SE is maybe most well-known for starring in The Hangover. A silver convertible model was used (a complete of 5 have been wanted for filming: three convertibles and two modified coupes) and ultimately had its inside destroyed by Mike Tyson’s tiger.
The mannequin on provide right here – a 2-door coupe – retains the vast majority of the unique bodywork and elements it left the manufacturing unit with again in 1963, though some restorations and replacements have been made to make sure the engine stays ticking over. It has simply 90,600 miles on the odometer and has been saved in storage for the previous 30 years. Door trims and the hood lining are nonetheless authentic however the automotive has acquired new carpets and seat trims.
Elsewhere it has acquired a brand new clutch, two oil modifications, and a reconditioned radiator. It has additionally been fitted with new tyres full with white wall, because the icing on this impeccably suave cake.
However the very best half about this automotive is its asking value. You may personal this piece of German automotive historical past for the slightly low sum of AU$72,500. Not low-cost for a automotive in fact, however for a automotive of this calibre that can solely respect in worth, we expect it’s too good to show down. Discover it on Carsales right here.