Mercedes-Benz 220b

Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
1973 Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
Original Price: $6,660 - $6,890
Average Auction Sale: $3,300
Median Auction Sale: $3,300
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Mercedes-Benz 220b

Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
1965 Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
Original Price: $4,345 - $9,560
Average Auction Sale: $29,000
Median Auction Sale: $25,850
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Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
1961 Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
Original Price: $4,280 - $8,090
Average Auction Sale: $65,585
Median Auction Sale: $54,252
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Mercedes-Benz 220b

Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
1964 Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
Original Price: $4,350 - $9,560
Average Auction Sale: $32,905
Median Auction Sale: $20,150
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Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
1963 Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
Original Price: $4,350 - $9,560
Average Auction Sale: $39,774
Median Auction Sale: $33,971
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Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
1962 Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
Original Price: $4,280 - $8,090
Average Auction Sale: $41,336
Median Auction Sale: $44,000
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Mercedes-Benz 220b

Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
1960 Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
Original Price: $4,283 - $8,090
Average Auction Sale: $92,424
Median Auction Sale: $84,700
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Mercedes-Benz 220SE
1959 Mercedes-Benz 220SE
Average Auction Sale: $66,532
Median Auction Sale: $51,558
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Mercedes-Benz 220S
1959 Mercedes-Benz 220S
Original Price: $4,280 - $7,640
Average Auction Sale: $50,943
Median Auction Sale: $41,250
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Total Production: 1,974
The Mercedes-Benz 220SE was introduced in 1958 and remained in production until 1959 with a total of 1974 examples being produced. 1112 of those were cabriolets. The 'SE' was considered an upgraded version of the 220 and offered in coupe, sedan and cabriolet body styles.

The 220SE were built with high attention to detail, almost mimicking the 330SC. They came equipped with polished wooden dashboards and door cappings, leather upholstery, and chrome trim. Under the hood was a 2.2-liter engine that produced nearly 135 horsepower and could carry the 220SE to speeds of 100 mph. The use of Bosch fuel-injection meant the increase in power while a reduction in fuel consumption.

A cabriolet, also known as a 'Ponton Series', cost just under $9,000 when new. These were among the first of the postwar, modern, Mercedes-Benz designs. Their styling retained the traditional Mercedes-Benz touches while adapting a modern style that appealed to a wider generation.
By Daniel Vaughan | Feb 2007

Mercedes-Benz 220b

Mercedes-Benz 220S
1958 Mercedes-Benz 220S
Original Price: $4,300 - $7,630
Average Auction Sale: $73,370
Median Auction Sale: $73,579
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Mercedes-Benz 220S
1957 Mercedes-Benz 220S
Original Price: $4,490 - $7,315
Average Auction Sale: $67,271
Median Auction Sale: $72,894
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Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
1956 Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
Original Price: $4,500 - $7,140
Average Auction Sale: $20,114
Median Auction Sale: $15,500
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Total Production: 58,708
Mercedes-Benz has a long and proud tradition and reputation that was built by years of domination on the raceway, superior build quality, and undeniable beauty. The cars they constructed are legendary and well renowned. Their tradition continued with the 220S and 300 model range. The 220S was offered in saloon, coupe, and convertible configuration. They featured leather seating and exotic materials used throughout. The wood trim was commonly mahogany. Under the bonnet was a 2195 cc alloy straight six-cylinder engine with single overhead camshaft, twin Solex downdraft carburetors and a 7.6:1 compression ratio. The 125 SAE horsepower was sent to the rear wheels through a three-speed column shift automatic gearbox. Braking power was provided by a servo-assisted drums.

The 220S was produced in limited numbers beginning in the mid-1950's and continuing until October of 1959. A total of 3,429 examples were produced with 2178 being convertibles.
By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2006

Mercedes-Benz 220b

Mercedes-Benz 220a Series
1955 Mercedes-Benz 220a Series
Original Price: $4,590 - $6,450
Average Auction Sale: $76,299
Median Auction Sale: $88,000
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Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
1953 Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
Average Auction Sale: $111,469
Median Auction Sale: $103,473
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Mercedes-Benz 220
1952 Mercedes-Benz 220
Average Auction Sale: $102,702
Median Auction Sale: $105,499
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Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
1951 Mercedes-Benz 220 Series
Average Auction Sale: $148,648
Median Auction Sale: $84,376
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