EUR 395.000

MERCEDES-BENZ - 280 - SE 3.5 Convertible


Marca MERCEDES-BENZ Tipo di auto Cabrio/Roadster Guida Sinistra
Modello 280 Condizione Restaurato Trazione Posteriore
Versione SE 3.5 Convertible Carburante Benzina Cambio Automatico
Anno 1971 KM 1000 Colore Argento
Modello 280 Guida Sinistra
Versione SE 3.5 Convertible Carburante Benzina
Tipo di auto Cabrio/Roadster Trazione Posteriore
Condizione Restaurato Cambio Automatico
Anno 1971 Colore Argento
Modello 280
Versione SE 3.5 Convertible
Anno 1971
Tipo di auto Cabrio/Roadster
Condizione Restaurato
Guida Sinistra
Trazione Posteriore
Carburante Benzina
Cambio Automatico
KM 1000
Colore Argento


1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet

The Mercedes-Benz W111 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet is a classic and luxurious convertible produced by Mercedes-Benz from 1969 to 1971. It was part of the W111 series, which was known for its elegance, comfort and advanced technology for its time.

The 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet was equipped with a powerful 3.5-litre V8 engine, which was quite impressive at the time and ensured smooth performance and a smooth ride. The car also featured luxurious details and high-quality interior materials, such as wood veneers and leather upholstery, which contributed to its exclusive look and feel.

The design of the 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet was timeless and elegant, with flowing lines and a refined look. Because of its limited production numbers and its status as one of the most luxurious cars of its time, today the 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet is a sought-after collector's item among classic car enthusiasts.

Step into this luxury with this stunning 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet, meticulously restored to a 100-point concours condition by the renowned restorer Lothar Motschenbacher. This masterpiece exudes elegance and sophistication, making it a standout in any collection.

Crafted to perfection, every inch of this vehicle reflects the passion and expertise poured into its restoration. From the flawless silver exterior to the exquisite black leather interior and the sleek black cloth convertible top, this car embodies timeless beauty and class. Underneath its pristine exterior lies a work of art – the undercarriage is as immaculate as the day it rolled off the assembly line. With all factory options intact, this car offers a glimpse into the pinnacle of automotive luxury of its era.

Formerly part of the prestigious collection of Barry Konier, a prominent West Coast car collector and frequent concours d’elegance participant, this 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet boasts a pedigree like no other. Barry entrusted Lothar Motschenbacher, a legend in Mercedes-Benz restoration, to bring this car to its current state of perfection.

Lothar's legacy as a former race car driver for McLaren and lead driver for Paul Newman's racing team speaks volumes about his commitment to excellence. Having restored multiple Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing coupes, Roadsters, 280 SE-models and 190SL’s he had trained himself in the art of Mercedes-Benz restoration. His expertise shines through in every detail of this vehicle, ensuring that it drives like a dream and looks as though it just rolled off the showroom floor.

For a few years now, the car has been part of a Belgian vintage car collection. The time has now come for the next chapter in the story of this outstanding convertible.

Now, it's your opportunity to own one of the finest examples of a 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet, a true testament to craftsmanship and luxury. Don't miss your chance to experience automotive perfection.

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