The site of the sale of exceptional objects Catawiki offers a piece that will seduce the lovers of beautiful bodywork, Mercedes and music. This is the Mercedes benz 250 CE 1970, which belonged to George Harrison, the guitarist of the Beatles. The musician has owned many models of the firm to the star, but this coupe was his first Mercedes.
The car is in good condition, but has not been driven for a long time. Catawiki
The Mercedes 250 CE “W114” (code indicating the presence of a six-cylinder engine under the hood) is a luxury coupe produced from 1968 to 1972. This model has replaced the coupe 300 “W112”, arrested in 1967. It comes with a 6-cylinder in-line 2.5-liter powered by injection, developing 150 horsepower. The vehicle offered for sale has belonged to the family of Harrison for nearly two decades. First registered in the name of the father, Harold Heargraves Harrison, it is then passed between the hands of Georges between 1979 and 1981, before being picked up by his cousin Paul Harrison.
In August 1989, this Mercedes has been put up for auction and bought by a business man known in London. A year later, the car arrives to Barcelona before being put back in the auction at the “Feria del Disco del Coleccionista”. Although there have been no offers, owner of record stores important has paid the reserve price and acquired it for his private collection, where it remained for nearly thirty years.
The equipment bloated class at the time this coupe in the category of luxury cars: power steering, central locking, sliding roof, power antenna, disc brakes and 4-speed automatic transmission to respond to the call. The car totals 143 232 km and has just been repainted once in its original color. It is in good condition, but has not been driven for a long time. The buyer will thus have to provide a discount at the mechanical level if he wishes to taste the conduct of this cut of the “seventies”.
It is possible to bid on the site Catawiki until the 24th of February, the day prior to the anniversary of George Harrison, who would have been 76 years old this year.
The coupe is powered by a 6-cylinder in-line 2.5-liter powered by injection, developing 150 horsepower. Catawiki