5k: Last Of The FinTails: 1966 Mercedes-Benz 230 S W111 Heckflosse Sedan 4spd

5k: Last Of The FinTails: 1966 Mercedes-Benz 230 S W111 Heckflosse Sedan 4spd

The Mercedes-Benz W111 was the equivalent of an S-Class Mercedes in the mid sixties and has gained the nickname Heckflosse (German for Fintail).  Technically the rear fins were called peilstege (German for sightlines) and weren’t designed for aerodynamic stability, but to help the driver find the ends of the car when backing up.  We would […]

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