Classic Car Catalogue

Mercedes Benz 1963

W 110 190, 190D  
W 111 220, 220S, 220SE  
W 112 300SE, 300SEL  
W 121 190SL - discontinued in February (1955-63 - 25.881 ex.)
W 198 II 300SL - discontinued in February (1957-63 - 1858 ex.)
W 113 230SL - new model in March (Geneva)
W 100 600 - new model in September (Frankfurt)

Germany

190c (W 110): From January two-stage wipers.
190D (W110): From autumn 1963 Automatic.
190SL (W 121): End of production in February 1963
300SE lang (W112): Long whell base saloon from March 1963 (pre-production in December 1962). From July available with an optional vacuum-controlled central locking system that simultaneously locks all doors, the boot and the filler cap.
230SL (W 113): successor to the 190 SL. Roadster with uprated six-cylinder injection type engine 220 SE. Like its predecessor, the 230 SL is not a car for tough racing conditions but a fast, refined and sophisticated touring car. 14 instead of 13 inch wheels and radial tires. The so-called pagoda shape of the removable coupe top allows a relatively easy entry and large side windows. Presented in March, production began in July.
600 (W100): One of the most exclusive cars in the world. Introduced at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

 

190, 190D

W 110 wb: 4 cyl.
1897 ccm
80 PS
4 cyl. diesel
1988 ccm
55 PS
Limousine 2700 mm 190 190D


190 by Miesen
 

220, 220S, 220SE
220SE Coupé and Cabriolet

W 111 wb: 6 cyl.
2195 ccm
95 PS
6 cyl.
2195 ccm
110 PS
6 cyl. inj.
2195 ccm
120 PS
Limousine 2750 mm 220 220S 220SE
Coupe 2750 mm - - 220SE Coupé
Cabriolet 2750 mm - - 220SE Cabriolet

 

 

300SE
300SE Coupé and Cabriolet

W 112 wb: 6 cyl.
2996 ccm
160 PS
 
Limousine 2750 mm 300SE  
Coupe 2750 mm 300SE  
Cabriolet 2750 mm 300SE  
Limousine lang 2850 mm 300SE - March

 

190SL

W 121 wb: 4 cyl.
1897 ccm
105 PS
 
Roadster 2400 mm 190SL - discontinued

Discontinued in February (1955-63 - 25.881 ex.)
 

300SL

W 198 II wb: 6 cyl. inj.
2996 ccm
215 PS
 
Roadster 2400 mm 300SL - discontinued

Discontinued in February (1957-63 - 1858 ex.)
 

230SL

W 113 wb: 6 cyl. inj.
2281 ccm
150 PS
 
Roadster 2400 mm 230SL - March (prod. from July)


Béla Barényi with Mercedes-Benz 230 SL.

 

600

W 100 wb: V8 cyl.
6330 ccm
250 PS
- September
Limousine 3200 mm 600 - 2 ex.
Pullman 3900 mm 600 - 1 ex.

 

 

1st Akropolis Rally 300 SE (Böhringer/ Knoll)
1st German Rally 300 SE (Böhringer/Kaiser)
2nd German Rally 220 SE (Glemser/ Braungart)
1st Poland Rally 220 SE (Glemser/ Braungart)
1st Spa - Sofia - Liegé 230 SL (Böhringer/Kaiser)


Presentation ceremony at the Grimaldi Palace. Ewy Rosqvist and Ursula Wirth in a Mercedes-Benz 220 SEb touring car (start number 269) took away the "Coupe des Dames" in this rallye.


23rd International Poland Rallye winners Dieter Glemser and Martin Braungart.


11th Acropolis Rallye on May 16-19, 1963. Ready for the off - The subsequent winning team Eugen Böhringer / Rolf Knoll (start number 41) in a Mercedes-Benz 300 SE touring car. (Winner in the overall standings and in the category).


Acropolis Rally


7th Argentinean Touring Car Grand Prix