Your Favorite Sedan Ext. Color - Mercedes-Benz Forum

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-11-2010, 08:10 AM Thread Starter
BenzWorld Junior Member
Date registered: Mar 2010
Vehicle: '73 280 SE 4.5
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Posts: 33
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
Smile Your Favorite Sedan Ext. Color

I got '73 280 SE 4.5 running like a top after some bosch platinums and a timing adjustment, no misses and revs like a top.
Now, i'm planning on finishing her to be a good driver. After some shocks and bushings, flex-plates and tranny fluid change I'm going to send her to the shop for a nice paint.

Original color is a med/dark brown. I like this color but is it my favorite, No.
I'm not concerned with the value of the car I just want it to be a color that is classic.
I've seen a blue '73, a light met. red one, astral silver, not really sure where I can view some of the options from 1973?

Wanting to know what your favorite classic benz color is and if you know where I can see some color choices that would be great.

Thanks for your response.
Mario in texas
FWBenzFan is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-11-2010, 08:21 AM
BenzWorld Veteran
j99xj's Avatar
Date registered: Apr 2009
Vehicle: 1999 E320 4matic (owned previously); 1996 SL500
Location: Colorado
Posts: 674
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
My w210 is arctic white and it looks beautiful against a winter backdrop.

"Elitist snobs talking about elitist snobs on an elitist circlejerk forum... " -Fergie

"And you may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobile" -Once In a Lifetime, Talking Heads

"...and now you know...the rest of the story." -Paul Harvey
j99xj is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-11-2010, 04:51 PM
BenzWorld Veteran
ollo's Avatar
Date registered: May 2009
Vehicle: S430 93K; E420 243K; 240D 242K
Location: Near Sublimity, Orygun
Posts: 625
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 65 Post(s)
We had a beautiful 73 280. It was Light Ivory (This color is listed as #620, #623 or #670 on different charts) with blue leather interior. Other Classic Benz colors I had & liked were: #356 HellBlau light blue on a 78 Euro 300D with blue interior, #606 Maple Yellow on an 81 300SD with Saddle Brown leather.

We also had a 76 280S in #867 Kaledoniengrun with Ivory leather that didn't do much for me at first, I only bought the car because of its excellent mechanicals & low miles. But after a few years, this light green became one of my favorite vintage Benz colors. So I would say any vintage Benz color will grow on you if it is in good condition & you maintain it with no clearcoat or fading issues. Don
ollo is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > General Mercedes-Benz Forums > Vintage Mercedes-Benz

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes-Benz Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Topic Author Forum Replies Last Post
Is Black acceptable interior color for smoke silver ext? glenlloyd W140 S-Class 24 01-23-2010 07:40 AM
Your favorite ext/int color combination Sportline FTW General Mercedes-Benz 4 01-14-2007 05:17 AM
what is your favorite Benzo color? jnolte W202 C36 AMG, C43 AMG 6 05-10-2003 11:15 AM
Next favorite color RWM R170 SLK-Class 19 03-09-2002 09:51 PM
C32 ext. color Guest (MBNZ) W203 C-Class 4 06-05-2001 02:48 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Title goes here

video goes here
description goes here. Read Full Story
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome