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Hemmings Find of the Day – 1958 219

The Mercedes-Benz Model 219 was not an easy in the U.S. where its $3,889 tag in 1956 was within a C-note of a 300B or a Cadillac Coupe de But look at what you got for your Unit-body construction, an overhead-camshaft a four-speed gearbox and Old World The 1958 models benefited a bump in compression for the 2,195-cc raising horsepower to 100 and pushing the top to 92 MPH. The seller of this Mercedes-Benz 219 on Hemmings.com doesn’t any claims of originality, but that a lot like original paint to us, and vinyl on the door cards. The appear to have been If it were ours, we’d down a set of properly sized (or change to 14-inch rims), the engine, limit the paintwork to and drive the schnitzel out of it. These are usable cars, and to us, the conservative

looks better with passing year. From the description:

Inline six-cylinder with manual transmission. Green burgundy interior. Interior is in condition. Needs paint to be I have owned this car for ten years. It is in good shape and and drives great.

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Danny Plotkin says:

no Lincoln Mk III or V, has no rolling bordello velour, no automatic climate – one is forced to slide a lever to comfort, and no 365 horsepower. It is not whisper inside and it will not glide the boulevard as a slice of butter across a hot pan. The transmission not shift imperceptivity and there is no 4 speaker tape deck to the cruise control and hideaway

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Yet had it any of these attributes they likely still be working to unlike an old Lincoln.

Mercedes Benz automobiles as this “pon-ton” were and built by engineers to last so long as they were maintained. They were not there were other that were perhaps comfortable to ride in, and when new the garage mechanic may not have pleased to see them.

But there was no car like a Mercedes until the late 1990′s when the became so good that the between them became

Today a Mercedes is an excellent but not as “special” as they once This little sedan is like a vault. I’ll bet the still shut like a refrigerator door, as they did new.

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