30 Jan '17, 6pm

"Stroke 8" is kind of lifestyle. Enjoy this cool article about a legend in the upper mid-range.

"Stroke 8" is kind of lifestyle. Enjoy this cool article about a legend in the upper mid-range.

Particularly coveted by today’s collectors are the Stroke 8 Coupes – the first coupes in the upper mid-range to be built by Mercedes-Benz . These were launched to the press in November 1968. The first models to become available were the 250 C (130 hp) and the 250 CE (150 hp), followed by the 280 C and CE in April 1972 (160/185 hp). At this point the 280 C took over from the 250 CE, while the 250 C remained part of the range – although it now featured the derated 2.8-liter engine from the 280 S (W 108) that had been used in the export variant for North America since as far back as 1969 (130 hp).

Full article: https://www.mercedes-benz.com/en/mercedes-benz/lifestyle/...

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