Cabriolet for Sale - Mercedes-Benz Forum

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-26-2015, 08:41 AM Thread Starter
BenzWorld Elite
Grubeguy's Avatar
Date registered: Jan 2006
Vehicle: 73 280SE 4.5, 71 300SEL, 03 BMW Z4, 72 Fiat 850, 80 Triumph TR7, 85 Porsche 911
Location: DC Area
Posts: 2,103
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 95 Post(s)
Send a message via MSN to Grubeguy Send a message via Yahoo to Grubeguy
(Thread Starter)
Cabriolet for Sale

Mercedes Benz Other SE | eBay

I'm no expert on the things, but $50k seems steep for this. I see issues in the interior, wood in poor shape, etc. I'm curious what the better informed of the forum would say ...
Grubeguy is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-26-2015, 12:11 PM
BenzWorld Member
Date registered: Sep 2013
Vehicle: 2002 SL600 Silver Arrow, 1966 300SE Cabriolet, 2009 Smart Cabriolet
Location: Phoenix AZ
Posts: 200
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Quoted: 51 Post(s)
The wood and leather are easily repaired. My concern is the non original black coating on the underside, it can often hide a multitude of sins. If a rigorous inspection shows it to be rust free then 50K is reasonable.
Silberpfeil is offline  
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-26-2015, 09:42 PM
BenzWorld Senior Member
Date registered: Jul 2004
Vehicle: 1971 280SE 3.5 Coupe
Location: Nevada City, ca
Posts: 413
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 8 Post(s)
Seems like a honest representation of the car. The fact they put it on a lift and showed the chassis and didn't detail the heck out of it says something. And it's the most desirable non 3.5 111 Cab. Plus it's my color combo (Metallic Moss Green/Cognac). With 3.5 Cabs touching 300K it might be a good deal. It's all about finding the right buyer...

280SE 3.5 Coupe
Stick shift
3.27 Axle
5.6 Iron block build in progress
3.5 Tony is offline  
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-28-2015, 09:24 AM
Premium Member
roncor's Avatar
Date registered: Jan 2005
Vehicle: '91 420 SEL, '80 240D, '87 560 SL, '93 190E Sportline, '70 300 SEL 6.3
Location: SW Florida
Posts: 1,525
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Quoted: 36 Post(s)
Premium Member
Seller claims that the color code is 291 (dark Olive) like my 6.3. Data card agrees.

I think it may be have been repainted closer to moss green as you said....

Last edited by roncor; 03-28-2015 at 09:26 AM.
roncor is offline  
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-30-2015, 10:02 AM
BenzWorld Elite
DirectLA's Avatar
Date registered: Jan 2007
Vehicle: 1962 W111 220SE Coupe
Location: Cloud City, OR
Posts: 2,289
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 8 Post(s)
Aside from the non-correct black engine bay, that would be rather time consuming and costly to put right, especially for a "collector" car, I think the price seems fair for the condition we see. The actual condition may be significantly different so I am not personally recommending this car, but it's worth having a look at if you're in the market.


The Coupe Group (W111/112 coupes and cabs)official website
The Coupe Group on Facebook

"Too many people are working at jobs they hate, to buy things they don't particularly want, to impress people they don't even care about." --Dr. Deepak Chopra
DirectLA 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:


  • 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

    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