Mercedes-benz 'fintail' Models: The W110, W111 And W112 Series

byBrian Long

Hardcover | January 1, 2014

Mercedes-benz 'fintail' Models: The W110, W111 And W112 Series by Brian Long
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Mercedes-Benz "Fintail" Models charts the development of the W110, W111 and W112 "Fintail" (or "Heckflosse") series, the line that helped revive the Mercedes-Benz brand in the post-war years. With a unique combination of exceptional engineering and a timeless beauty, even the most basic of these vehicles has a charm that is difficult to find in the majority of cars today. After outlining the company's history, this book looks at the development of the first of the "Fintail" models - the W111- and its launch at the 1959 Frankfurt Show. It also looks at the closely related 1.9 litre W110 and 3.0 litre W112 models, with the vehicles sold in the German, US and UK markets covered in detail.

Born in Coventry, the heart of the British motor industry, Brian Long comes from a family with a proud heritage in the automotive and aviation fields. He trained as a mechanical engineer, and worked for a time at his father's garage. Brian became heavily involved in the classic car scene at 19, and says he turned to writing by accident...
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Title:Mercedes-benz 'fintail' Models: The W110, W111 And W112 SeriesFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:192 pages, 10.5 X 8.75 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:192 pages, 10.5 X 8.75 X 0.75 inPublished:January 1, 2014Publisher:The Crowood Press UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1847976034

ISBN - 13:9781847976031

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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