1951 Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet A

Mercedes-Benz recommenced private-car production in 1948, revamping their pre-war Type 170, which had been introduced as long ago as 1931. By 1951 Mercedes appeared to sweep away the austerity of those early post-war years and two new models appeared which made no attempt to be economy models. The cars, which were first shown at Frankfurt, were the 220 and 300.

The 220 was based on a strengthened 170S cruciform chassis with wider track, powered by a new 2.2-liter, Read More

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