1978 Porsche 911SC Coupe For Sale

Wonderfully original, first production year, 1978 Porsche 911SC Coupe with 36,000 miles from Daniel Schmitt & Co.!

More details here: http://schmitt.com/inventory/1978-porsche-911sc-coupe/

Stock number 406669. Call (314) 291 7000 or info@schmitt.com

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Guess The Classic Car

Classic 1971 Ferrari Dino 246 GT

 

The Ferrari Dino 246 GT was a rolling homage to Enzo Ferrari’s son, Alfredo “Dino” Ferrari, as it offered a uniquely exhilarating mid-engined driving experience that was wrapped up in one of Pininfarina’s most balanced designs. Dino Ferrari, a trained engineer, had proposed a downsized engine range in the 1950s, but his untimely passing in 1956 meant that he never got to see his dream come to fruition. Eventually, his father Enzo approved the Dino sub-brand to serve as a gateway brand and to square off against cars like the Porsche 911. With its mid-mounted V-6 allowing for ideal weight distribution and a more streamlined nose, the Dino was a true sports car that was genuinely worthy of the Ferrari name.

To top it all off, its aggressive, Modena-bred exhaust note gave most owners, and the contemporary press, little to complain about. For 1969, the Dino’s 2.0-litre engine was enlarged to 2,418 cubic centimeters, giving the 206 its new 246 nomenclature. The Fiat-built, 65-degree powerplant featured an iron block with alloy heads and was enough to catapult the Leonardo Fioravanti-designed 246 GT into great sales success. Their responsive handling and free-revving engines characterized Ferrari well into the 1990s, giving the Dino a long-lasting appeal.

Daniel Schmitt and Co. Classic Car Gallery St. Louis is pleased to offer you this beautifully restored 1971 Ferrari Dino 246 GT, which is among one of the finest examples we have seen in many years! It is finished in gorgeous Nuovo Giallo Fly Yellow, with two-tone black and tan Daytona leather seats.

 

Daniel Schmitt & Co. presents 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL

Daniel Schmitt & Co. presents 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL – Coming up for public sale for the first time in over a decade, is the chance to own one of “The King’s” personal automobiles that spent time parked in front of Graceland (as seen in the image above). This 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL was purchased new in 1970 in Memphis, Tennessee by Elvis Presley. The “King” of Rock’n’Roll was no stranger to high-end cars; he owned numerous Cadillacs, BMWs, Rolls-Royces, Lincolns, Ferraris, and a few Mercedes.

The 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL for sale here is a top-of-the-line Sedan, which Elvis also purchased from Robertson’s Mercedes-Benz and signed for on December 21, 1970. The car left the factory with code 542 (Dark Red) paint, but that color wasn’t up to the “King’s” standards. He soon had it repainted in Alpha Crystal Blue Metallic, a color suspiciously similar to that of his Powder Blue 1970 Mercedes-Benz 600 Limo. This 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL is one of very few cars that Elvis was seen in on a regular basis driving around Memphis.

After Elvis’ death in 1977, his 280SEL was put on display at a prominent museum where it remained until earlier this year. The vehicle is still equipped with its factory options including air conditioning, power windows, power steering, power brakes, and a Becker Europa radio that is still in working condition. This 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL is well documented and comes with copies of the title registration, the original title (both of which bear Elvis’ signature), a copy of the original Bill of Sale, as well as a photo of the vehicle parked in front of Graceland.

Featured on eBay Motors Blog and UK’s Express, Elvis Presely’s Mercedes-Benz 280SEL is enjoying its own share of popularity –

“Elvis had a penchant for cars, and while it would be a stretch to call him a driving enthusiast, he definitely collected luxury models like most other people would stack up snow globes or Franklin Mint die-casts. This 1971 280SEL was purchased by Elvis at the tail end of 1970, a period which coincided with the six-cylinder version of the car starting to phase out of Mercedes-Benz dealerships in favor of the upcoming W116 redesign. The 280SEL joined Presley’s fleet of Cadillacs, Ferraris, and Rolls-Royces, but perhaps most importantly for Elvis fanatics, it was a car that The King was often seen driving around himself, rather than being chauffeured in.” Read the whole article here.

 

“Car fanatics and music fans are expected to battle it out to get their hands on Elvis Presley’s old Mercedes after it was put up for sale on eBay. […] The King of Rock and Roll bought the Mercedes 280 SEL saloon new in 1970 in Memphis, Tennessee. It was originally dark red but Elvis wasn’t happy with the colour and had it repainted Alpha Crystal Blue Metallic, a similar colour to his cherished Mercedes 600 Limo.He would regularly drive the saloon around Memphis and kept it until when it was put on Museum display.” Read the full article here.

Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013 and posting gains of 395-percent over the last 10-years. Ready to make an investment you can actually enjoy? Please contact one of our expert sales consultants at (314) 291 7000 or info@schmitt.com for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions you may have. Bid with confidence.

 

Who are we?

A family tradition for over 50 years selling the world’s finest classic cars, Daniel Schmitt & Co. provides sophisticated collectors, investors and enthusiasts throughout the world with high quality classic motorcars. We are one of the most trusted marketplaces for classic and collector vehicles and we are proud to say that we have 100% favorable reviews as an eBay seller.
In our inventory, you can find some of the most sought-after models of classic Cadillac, Packard, Auburn, Chrysler, Excalibur, Ford, Pontiac and more, under American Miscellaneous. We sell vintage Volkswagen, Alfa Romeo, Austin-Healey, Intermeccanica and more, under Import Miscellaneous. We also offer investment grade Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Rolls-Royce motorcars, Porsche, Maserati and other prestigious marques!
Are you thinking about selling your classic or collector car? We offer the highest cash prices in the industry and can arrange convenient pick-up anywhere in the continental United States.
At Daniel Schmitt & Co. we know that discovering your dream luxury car at an attractive price is enticing, therefore we also offer you Classic Car Financing. Fill out the form online or give us a call. We will be happy to help you!
Our classic car gallery is located in historic St. Louis, Missouri, just minutes away from the Lambert International Airport, with a dealership spanning on an elegant 4-acre campus, boasting two recently renovated, luxurious showrooms, a state-of-the-art service department and a world-class restoration facility.
We have been one of the most reliable classic and luxury car galleries for over 50 years and an A+ Better Business Bureau accredited business since 2005. Our goal is to provide you with exemplary customer service and to ensure that your purchase is completed as efficiently and in as timely a manner as possible.
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CLASSIC 1960 CHEVROLET CORVETTE 283/270 CONVERTIBLE

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  • METICULOUS RESTORATION!
  • DESIRABLE DUAL-QUAD 270 HP/283CI MATCHING NUMBER V8 ENGINE
  • ONE OF ONLY A HANDFUL BUILT IN THIS DESIRABLE CONFIGURATION
  • MULTIPLE AWARD WINNER!
  • NATIONAL CORVETTE CERTIFICATION BOARD BLOOMINGTON GOLD AWARD WINNER
  • NATIONAL CORVETTE RESTORERS SOCIETY PERFORMANCE VERIFICATION AWARD RECIPIENT
  • NATIONAL CORVETTE RESTORERS SOCIETY NATIONAL TOP FLIGHT AWARD RECIPIENT
  • NATIONAL CORVETTE RESTORERS SOCIETY DUNTOW MARK OF EXCELLENCE AWARD RECIPIENT
  • STUNNING COLOR COMBINATION
  • DOCUMENTATION INCLUDES OWNER’S MANUAL, NCRS/NCCB AWARDS, NCRS JUDGING SHEETS & MORE

OPTIONS INCLUDE:

  • REMOVABLE FACTORY HARDTOP AND SOFT TOP
  • HEATER
  • WINDSHIELD WASHER
  • COURTESY LIGHTS
  • SUNSHADES
  • WONDERBAR SIGNAL SEEKING RADIO
  • WHITEWALL TIRES

To better understand this great American Classic, we look to the author of A Survey of The Classic Marques, R. Nichols. He states “The definition of a sports car is never easy. There are few cars which all observers would agree fit the bill, and in general tend to be of European, if not Italian, extraction. The list of American-built sports cars that fit into this sort of category is perhaps the shortest of all, with only two names that are guaranteed instant worldwide recognition. One is Shelby, of course, but it is Corvette that springs to mind first. Launched as a low-price competitor to the European imports in 1953, Corvette’s status and legend have grown over the past 30 years. Today it’s no longer the USA’s only volume-built sports car (although it was the first), but instead is America’s first – and only – supercar.”

By 1960, the Corvette had become a full circle sports car, having graduated from its six-cylinder, GT roots when it was launched in 1953. The 283 cubic inch V8 was available with a dual quad carburetor set up that increased horsepower output to 270. Independent front suspension kept handling in check and allowed the Corvette to run in circles with some of the finest marques from Europe on both the road and track. Styling was pure American, with loads of chrome and classic roadster lines, keeping with the Corvette’s sporting appearance.

The beautiful 1960 Chevrolet Corvette 283/270 Convertible offered by Daniel Schmitt & Co. boasts the coveted 270-brake horsepower V8 with the desired 4-speed manual transmission. Additionally, it is equipped with the factory removable hardtop, Wonderbar radio and accessory heater, allowing this Corvette to be enjoyed in all seasons. Unlike many Corvettes of this era, which were finished in jazzy colors, this car is presented in simple and elegant Tuxedo Black with silver coves and a black interior. This exact combination of color and the optional 270 hp 283 V8 engine would only have been produced on a handful of cars built in 1960.

Accompanying this Corvette are several awards from the National Corvette Restorers Society (NCRS), including a national Top Flight Award. The NCRS is regarded as the final word in Corvette authenticity, with judging standards that are designed to feature extreme attention to detail. NCRS awards are only given to those cars that meet the high standards of judging, performance and operation, meaning this exemplary Corvette is the one to buy. We are proud to offer this incredible Corvette to the most demanding collector, investor, or enthusiast who only wants the best.

Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013 and posting gains of 395-percent over the last 10-years. Ready to make an investment you can actually enjoy? Please contact one of our expert sales consultants for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions you may have. Bid with confidence; you will not find a better example than this!

 

Daniel Schmitt & Co. is located in beautiful and historic St. Louis, Missouri. Our dealership spans 4 acres, boasts 3 luxurious showrooms, a state-of-the-art service department, a world-class restoration facility, and is only minutes away from Lambert International Airport. We are proud to offer some of the finest classic and luxury cars on the market today.
Daniel Schmitt & Co. Classic Car Gallery
3455 N. LINDBERGH BLVD, ST. LOUIS, MO 63074
TELEPHONE: (314)291-7000
FAX: (314)291-0957
EMAIL: INFO@SCHMITT.COM

CLASSIC 1969 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SE CABRIOLET AT DANIEL SCHMITT & CO.

 

  • SPECTACULAR, CONCOURS LEVEL RESTORATION JUST COMPLETED INCLUDING COMPLETE ENGINE REBUILD BY A MARQUEE SPECIALIST
  • MATCHING NUMBERS ORIGINAL ENGINE
  • ONE OF ONLY 1,390 BUILT
  • U.S. MODEL
  • RARE FACTORY AIR CONDITIONING
  • RARE AND DESIRED COLOR COMBINATION
  • INCREDIBLE DOCUMENTATION INCLUDING VIN STAMPED WARRANTY BOOKLET, SERVICE BOOKLET, OWNER’S MANUAL, ORIGINAL BUILD CARDS, SERVICE RECORDS AND FACTORY TOOLS!
  • DRIVES AND PERFORMS LIKE NEW!
  • SIMPLY ONE OF THE BEST EXAMPLES OF THIS ICONIC MODEL AVAILABLE ON THE MARKET TODAY!

OPTIONS INCLUDE:

  • AM/FM RADIO
  • POWER ASSISTED 4-WHEEL DISC BRAKES
  • POWER STEERING
  • AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • FACTORY AIR CONDITIONING

Mercedes-Benz’s elegant Paul Bracq-designed W111 made its debut in 1959 and was produced, in its many variations, through 1971. Among the most desirable variations were the two-door models—the 280 SE Cabriolet and Coupe—which were expensive, virtually hand-built automobiles in the great tradition of German craftsmanship. The acres of wood trim throughout the interior were all genuine solid hardwood, accented by the gentle use of brightwork; the leather upholstery was thick and comfortable; and both the ride quality and handling were (and continue to be) superb. Perhaps unsurprisingly, these cars rapidly became favorites of international socialites and celebrities, and they were frequently seen cruising in all of the world’s most posh destinations.

The 1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SE Convertible for sale at Daniel Schmitt & Co. is finished in stunning Light Ivory with a gorgeous Cognac Tan leather interior and brown convertible top. A concourse level restoration was recently completed and this Mercedes is now ready to be driven or shown. It is equipped with many options including rare factory air conditioning, full leather interior as well as its original books, manuals, service records, build cards, warranty plate, tools and much more. We are proud to offer what we believe to be one of the very finest 280SEs that can be found on the market today.

Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013 and posting gains of 395-percent over the last 10-years. Ready to make an investment you can actually enjoy? Please contact one of our expert sales consultants for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions you may have. Bid with confidence; this is an incredible opportunity to acquire one of the best.

Daniel Schmitt & Co. is located in beautiful and historic St. Louis, Missouri. Our dealership spans 4 acres, boasts 3 luxurious showrooms, a state-of-the-art service department, a world-class restoration facility, and is only minutes away from Lambert International Airport. We are proud to offer some of the finest classic and luxury cars on the market today.

Daniel Schmitt & Co. Classic Car Gallery
3455 N. LINDBERGH BLVD, ST. LOUIS, MO 63074
TELEPHONE: (314)291-7000
FAX: (314)291-0957
EMAIL: INFO@SCHMITT.COM