1966 Mercedes-Benz 230S (W111) 'Fintail'

Lot: 701

Sold for (£): 8,436
Offered for sale is a 2.3L 1966 Mercedes-Benz 230S 'Fintail' manual. Coming with no history file, this lot's condition scores 81 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

The futuristic 'Fintail' - Bold styling with luxurious comfort...

  • The 230S was M-B's flagship mid-range car, effectively a predecessor of today's E-Class
  • This is a South African assembled, right-hand drive, import, UK registered in October 2015
  • Smooth 120bhp, 2.3-litre, six-cylinder, now converted to Weber carbs
  • Aftermarket alloys, new tyres front and rear. Disc brakes all round
  • At 'No Reserve', this dramatically-styled German classic could be the bargain of the sale



Lot Details

Registration: GFX 588D RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1966 Engine size: 2.3L
Make: Mercedes-Benz Odometer reading (miles):
Model: 230S 'Fintail' MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: 11101060088455

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 81 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Desireable conversion to new Weber carburettors (much smoother running) old Zenith carbs included.  New exhaust system


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


New tyres front & rear  Disc brakes all round


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Vehicle History

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history