|1960||Mercedes||190 'Ponton' Saloon||15,926 (Not Warranted)||£7700 + buyers premium|
On the Surface: This 1960 Mercedes-Benz 190 ‘Ponton’ Saloon is a testament to the enduring quality of the Ponton series. Its is finished in Mercedes ‘Medium Red’ over a mature red leather interior.
Performance: Beneath the Ponton’s classic exterior is a 1.9-liter 4-cylinder engine capable of achieving a top speed of 87 mph meaning it is very suitable for modern day UK roads and traffic. She idles very quietly and calmy as expected from a car like this.
History: While there may be limited historical documentation, the car itself tells a story of quality. This Ponton has been well-restored and preserved.
Classic Appeal: The Mercedes-Benz “Ponton” series, first introduced in 1953 and nicknamed ‘Ponton’ (The German word for pontoon) due to its distinctive styling, was synonymous for it’s luxury. In its heyday, Mercedes marked the Ponton cars as executive style. Even today, the 1960 190 Ponton continues to appear luxurious compared to all the modern ammenities we have now.
Auctioneer’s Insight: This example of the 1960 Mercedes-Benz 190 ‘Ponton’ Saloon speaks for itself. While there might not be extensive historical records, the car’s condition and timeless design would make it a valuable addition to any collection.
Auction Info: Don’t miss the opportunity to own this highly sought-after 1960 Mercedes-Benz 190 ‘Ponton’ Saloon.
|Auction||27th October 2023 - 95% SOLD|
|Vehicle Model||190 'Ponton' Saloon|
|Year of Manufacture||1960|
|Mileage||15,926 (Not Warranted)|
|Date first Registered||04/03/2024|
|Estimated Sale Price||£7,000 - £8,000|
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