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RealRides of WNY - 1968 Mercedes-Benz

The revered Heckflosse(Fintail) was on its way out when this 1968 Mercedes-Benz 230left the factory. Named for the styling of its rear flanks, the Fintail Benzes came into being in 1961, just as the tailfin craze was dying out in North America. The 230 was M-B’s entry-level sedan, which seven years earlierhad begunlife as the 190 with a 1.9L inline four-cylinder gasoline-powered engine under

RealRides of WNY - Mercedes-Benz 200

Also known as the W110, the Fintail, or, in German, the Heckflosse, this Mercedes-Benz 200 is another example of FormerWNYersFindingRealRides. Today’s beautiful, two-toned example really took the scenic route to get here: it was found by Rick Lapp, formerly of Hamburg and now residing in Pennsylvania, on a recent trip to Jersey City. The 200 was produced from 1965-68, and featured a 2.0L fou

RealRides of WNY — 1965 Mercedes-Benz 220 S

When I came across this 1965 Mercedes-Benz 220 S in Kenmore, it was wearing a dealer sticker on the trunk from Helm Bros. Inc., a New York City dealership still in business today. Under the hood was a 2.2L straight six, which on this car was connected to an automatic transmission. This body style, introduced in 1959, was known as the Heckflosse, or in English, Fintail, for the shape of its rear fe