I wanted someone to own it who wouldn't destroy it like I would. A Sanctuary — I love driving this car. It is comfortable, quiet, and very soothing to drive. . Gas mileage isn't great 16 to 18 , but everything else makes it a perfect car for Dad. New safety features included an energy-absorbing steering column and three-point seatbelts, while side marker lights are the biggest external visual difference between the 250 and 280. The engine was a 2.
If you would like to discuss your Hagerty Insurance policy, please call us at 877-922-9701. Oh, did I mention the bloody rotten paintjob? My car is in the resore stage, no rust and I have just finished the engine rebuild and front subframe refit. Four-wheel discs provided braking power. It also was a solid piece of machine with a dual carb 6, huge disc brakes, alloys, limited slip diff. For all Hagerty Insurance clients: The values shown do not imply coverage in this amount.
It is made to cruise, not race or zip, like a stately ship. An Apreciating Classic, Many Parts On Aus And Rust Resistant — A classic in design by a french man of couse. It was built to last. I have begun to learn to do routine maintenance items on it. In the event of a claim, the guaranteed value s on your policy declarations page is the amount your vehicle s is covered for, even if the value displayed here is different. Primary Use: Commuting to work The Sicilian Diva — She came directly from Sicily and I swapped her for my eternal 1980 Opel Rekord E Rappold hearse in late 2004. I obtained street-legality according to German regulations and drove her for a few months, until I sold her to a collector in Southern Germany in early 2007.
Cabin refinement was high, with acres of leather, plush, supportive seats, big, readable gauges, Blaupunkt radios, and a quality of craftsmanship throughout, including the soft top, which disappeared easily and unobtrusively when not in use. I bought it for my daughter for her first car. Really loved this hearse, but it was quite pointless and impractical. Like the other W113 cars, the 280 utilized a monocoque chassis, with front suspension courtesy of coils and wishbones, while the rear incorporated a single-pivot swing axle and transverse springs set up to compensate for camber. Took care of a few minor issues I have a good mechanic, a must with these cars and Lady280 has been a joy.
Classic Beauty — A gorgeous classic! Thinking of giving my new car to my daughter as a graduation after senior year of college and taking this for mine. Beautiful, but completely ungifted, just like Verona Feldbusch. Bosch fuel injection was incorporated as well, and horsepower on the sport tourer was rated at 180 — a fair bit more than the 230 and 250 had access to. Torque was also higher at 177 ft-lb. .
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