Lot F318 – Biloxi, 2018 Auction
Lot F318 – 1960 MERCEDES 220
- Year: 1960
- Make: MERCEDES
- Status: N/A
- Mileage: N/A
- VIN: N/A
- Exterior: N/A
- Interior: BLACK
- Transmission: N/A
- Cylinder: N/A
The rally now takes place along the French Riviera in the Principality of Monaco and southeast France.
Previously competitors would set off from all four corners of Europe and 'rally' to meet in Monaco to celebrate the end of a unique event.
From its inception in 1911 by Prince Albert I it was an important means of demonstrating improvements and innovations to automobiles which launched Mercedes Benz in this years new model increasing Sales of their new model 220 SE W111 heckflosse or Fintail, Driven by Schock Walter and Moll Rolf carrying the number 128 won the competition in 1960 followed by three more 220 SE for second, third and also fifth place was another 220 SE, this 220SE has had one owner since 1960 and was acquired by the current owner 60 years later who wanted to enter with the same year and model as the predecessor, this car started as a regular car which underwent a complete nuts and bolts restoration to factory specifications and to rallye specifications on todays standards including ESPARCO racing seatbelts, everything is new on this car and it is very fast and light weight, this 220SE is absolutely IMPECCABLE
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