Mercedes 190 ‘Ponton’ Saloon 1960

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Lot No: 82
Year Make Model Mileage SOLD FOR
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.

Lot No. 82
Auction 27th October 2023 - 95% SOLD
Vehicle Make Mercedes
Vehicle Model 190 'Ponton' Saloon
Year of Manufacture 1960
Mileage 15,926 (Not Warranted)
Registration 542YUR
Date first Registered 04/03/2024
MOT 23/05/2024
Chassis Number 12101020006949
Engine Number 12192020007099
Estimated Sale Price £7,000 - £8,000

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