Premiere for the 220 SE Coupe

  • Date
    16 - 26 March 1961
  • Description
    The new 220 SE Coupé premieres at the Geneva Motor Show. A technically revised version of the 300 SL with disc brakes all around also makes its debut.
  • Caption
    The Mercedes-Benz 220 SE (W 111/112) from 1961 was the world's first coupé with a safety chassis based on the Béla Barényi patent.
  • Caption
    Mercedes-Benz 300 SL, Schematic drawing of front suspension (left), rear suspension (right) with disc brakes, 1954 - 1963
  • Info
    press kit 1961
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