1965 Mercedes-Benz 220 Fintail (W111)

Lot: 545

Sold for (£): 7,992
Offered for sale is a 2.2L 1965 Mercedes-Benz 220 Fintail (W111) manual that has been with the current owner for the last 12 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores 87 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

An original right-hand drive Fintail with only three owners from new...

  • Ordered directly from Mercedes-Benz in right-hand drive
  • Major Wise, its original owner, kept the car for 40 years
  • Dry stored for the last six years and now recommissioned
  • Recently serviced with a fresh MOT valid until 12/10/2020
  • Fully documented history from new by all three of its owners 
  • Fantastic condition reflecting history and ownership

Lot Details

Registration: PGT 998E RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1965 Engine size: 2.2L
Make: Mercedes-Benz Odometer reading (miles): 99230
Model: 220 Fintail (W111) MOT expiry: 2020-10-12
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: 220RL11101020069338

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 87 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Excellent condition all round and structurally very sound. Stunning original condition engine bay


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


Excellent throughout.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Outstanding runs well and performs as it should. Has just had a service and oil change


Gears: Drive-shaft:


No issues. Drives well through all gears

Running Gear

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


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


Stunning full documented history by all three of its owners. Major Wise the first owner owned it from 1965 until 2005. Massive amount of documentation, history and literature.

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