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Mercedes-Benz Cabriolet B Year 1938
Model 320 W142. My Mercedes is a Mannheim model which corresponds to an AMG Mercedes today.
Engine: 3.4 L, 6-cylinder side valve engine. 78 hp.
In 4th gear 126 km/h and 5th gear 140 km/h – synchronous.
Petrol tank/consumption: 98 litres, 6.25 km/litre.
Electrical supply: 12 v/50 amp.
Weight: 2050 kg. Total weight: 2475 kg.
Central lubrication and cabin heater.
Production number: 34 distributed on 10 types of body work.
Purchased on 25 January 1980.
I have spent 6,500 hours repairing/restoring it during a period of 11 years.
First registration in Denmark with license plate number: Æ 2374, the same number as today.
In 1991 the speedometer indicated 61.024 km. Today it is 173.000 km.
Original price in 1938 was 9.900 Reichsmarks.
Production country: Germany.
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