Mercedes Finny and Ponton (Roundie) styling

A display at the Gosford Car museum offered an interesting comparison between the Mercedes Finny and Ponton 220S models with two parked next to each other in the same colour. The W111 finny set a design trend through the 60s and early 70s for Mercedes. The side by side comparison in the same colour really shows the similarities and differences.

Obviously the major differences are at the front and the back with the tail fins, updated lights from the 300SL roadster etc, but there are numerous subtle changes that show the evolution between these two models. The Mercedes grille […]