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1991 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC – Pillarless, Pretty, and (remarkably) Practical

1991 560SEC - 1

My dad taught me early on about hardtop coupes. He was a big fan of the pillarless car, be it a two-door or a four-door. We had a ’69 Pontiac LeMans A-body coupe when I was a little kid in the early 1970s, and years before that my folks had an old hardtop Pontiac Bonneville wide track. I remember vividly when the Mercedes 126 coupe was released – I was 10 years old and three times a week I took a bus by the local Mercedes dealer. As soon as I got the chance I went to the dealer and told them my dad had sent in in to get a brochure for him. Truth was that I went in to get it for myself in hopes that maybe I could talk him into buying it. Economic realities were not at the top of my skill set in 1981, but a boy could dream. And my dreams looked a lot like this Mercedes 560SEC available here on eBay in Carlsbad, California which has met its reserve.
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