I would consider buying and using a W111 coupe as daily driver (40
mi/day, occasionally 200 mi/day or holidays) because I really do like
the styling of these cars.
I would go for a restored or a really good surviving example (no rust
bucket), maybe a 280 se or a 3.5 model with A/C and automatic gearbox.
Any comments about using these cars as daily drivers (apart from the
fuel consumption) ? Are these cars reliable, and comfortable enough
for daily use ?
Any comments appreciated !
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I have just the MB for you. It's a 1969 280 SE. The car is in immaculate
condition. If a picture is worth a thousand words, get ready for a good
reading experience. The gentleman's Name is Gary. If he still has the car,
you can go to this web site and see the car first hand.
If you have to log in, his
log in ID is : turbomangt01
Password is : ptcruiser
The gentleman's name is Gary. He and the car are located just west of
Here is his work web site : http://perfectautofinish.com /
I personally I think (IMHO), you can't go wrong with this car. Good luck.
werner email@example.com (Werner) wrote in
A properly restored Mercedes of this vintage is as reliable as cars get.
Mercedes only respond well to being driven, as they go bad when they sit.
The going price for a properly restored W111 3.5 coupe is between $40K-
$60K. Make sure the rear suspension is in order.
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