Dictators’ favorite: 1965 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman

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The Mercedes-Benz W100 series, especially in Pullman or Grosser configuration, was the favorite car of many jet-set people but also of many infamous dictators like Pol-Pot, Tito, Kim Il Sung and many others. This car needs a mighty 6.3 liters 8V engine to move its 2.8 tons mass (dry), covering an overall lenght of 6.24 meters (246 inches). This car is also fitted with a complex hydraulic system, working at 2,176 psi, which serves to suspensions, side windows, door locks, sunroof and boot lid.

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This particular car is said to have been imported from U.S.A. to Netherlands in 2007 (see the blue California plate), and that it still has the original paint.

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The seller says also that interiors have been redone (we think seats only) and that the Hydraulic system has been overhauled (with invoices available): we hope it for the next owner as these car are as expensive to fix now as they were when new. Engine would not be a problem as these ’60’s engines are rock solid. Find it for sale with the higher offer at  €33,000 (today $43,500) here in Aalsmeer, Netherlands. Thanks to dutch reader Frans for this suggestion!

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2 Responses to Dictators’ favorite: 1965 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman

  1. Wow that nice car and its great article about Dictators’ favorite: 1965 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman
    Thanks for sharing this Helpful information

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  2. Gastons Neimanis says:

    Still available? Contacts of the seller?

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