1962 Mercedes Benz 220 Seb Coupe on 2040cars
Hampton Bays, New York, United States
Engine:M127 fuel-injected six-cylinder engine
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 6
Drive Type: four - speed manual
Options: Sunroof, Cassette Player, Leather Seats
Sub Model: 220 SE b
Interior Color: Beige
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
Needing garage space and sadly never having the time to use this beautiful Classic, now compels me to offer it up to the right buyer.
I have had it for 33 years. It is beautiful and runs nice. I Keep it on a trickle charge - hasn't failed me. Some work I've had done are: Had the chrome rear bumper replaced, Added chrome wheel wells, Replaced interior and headliner,Replaced brakes and tires. Add to that, oil changes and routine maintenance.
The car has spent these last 24 years in Southampton Township on Long Island, NY. It's just been used on sunny days going town to town on the East End, sort of like the Great Gatsby. She draws admiration wherever she goes. Is it pristine? No. Is it really nice? For sure.
There are a couple of flaws, like a dent in the top of the front left fender and a dent in the chrome bumper which I have depicted in the photos. There are also some fine parts of this Classic that are in the pics as well. What you see is what you get.
I'm a 100% E-Bayer and intend to stay that way. I will be forthcoming with any of your questions, or if you need additional photos. You're welcome to come see it. Looking for a Fair Price....
Bid thee well...
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Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:45:00 EST
Mercedes-Benz has finally dropped full details on its insane G63 AMG 6x6. The machine puts 544 horsepower to all six wheels thanks to a twin-turbocharged 5.5-liter V8. A seven-speed gearbox shuttles power to the ground via three sets of portal axles, which helps give this machine a full 15.75 inches of ground clearance. By comparison, the standard G63 AMG sits with just 8.27 inches of ground clearance. The extra lift allows this 6x6 to ford nearly 40 inches of water and run massive 37-inch tires. All told, there are five differential locks on this thing, all controlled by a special "locking logic" that provides the best traction possible for any given situation.
Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:00:00 EST
The controls offer up three stages of locking, which we can only assume range from JKLOL to OMGWTF. Right now, AMG says this monstrosity is only a show vehicle, but we imagine it wouldn't take much to convince the team to whip up one of your very own. Check out our full gallery and the press release below for all the nitty gritty. While you're down there, you can also check out the video on the machine one more time.
There appear to be two takes on Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche having his contract extended for three more years, to 2016. A report in The Detroit News quotes the chairman of Daimler's supervisory board, Manfred Bischoff, talking up the stability at the top, "With today's extensions of the contracts of Dieter Zetsche and Thomas Weber, we are maintaining the important continuity at the top executive level." Bischoff also stated that that Zetsche has a plan to "further enhance Daimler's overall performance."
Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:16:00 EST
Over at Reuters, though, the three-year extension was seen as a lack of complete confidence in Zetsche's plans, since his contract was supposedly meant to be extended by five years. A spokesman said the board decided to extend executive contracts by only three years if the person was 60 or would turn 60 during the contract, but that was news to observers. Zetsche wants to make Mercedes-Benz the top selling luxury manufacturer globally by 2020, but has fallen to third place behind Audi and BMW. It hasn't held the top spot 2005, and investors judged it valued at half that of BMW at the end of 2012 once Daimler's truck business was subtracted.
Analysts cites the fact that Daimler stock hasn't bested its rivals but twice in twelve years, and that the company revised its profit target downward last year by nearly one billion euros, warning of stagnant earnings this year and will miss its original margin target for 2013.
The wheel ranks right up there with the telescope and four-slice toaster in the pantheon of inventions that have moved humankind forward. But what if a circle in three dimensions had never occurred to anyone, and we all had just moved on without it? Perhaps we'd be driving around in Lucas Motors Landspeeders with anti-gravity engines. Or maybe we'd have the same cars we do today, just without wheels.
That's the thought experiment that seems to have led French photographer Renaud Marion to create his six-image series called Air Drive. The shots depict cars throughout many eras of motoring that look normal except for one thing: they have no wheels. The models used include a Jaguar XK120, Cadillac DeVille (shown above), Chevrolet El Camino and Camaro, and Mercedes-Benz SL and 300 roadsters.
Perhaps one day when our future becomes our past, you'll be able to walk the street and see with your own eyes the rust and patina of age on our nation's fleet of floating cars. Until then, Monsieur Marion's photographs will have to do.