170 V and Diesel models (W136)

170 V and Diesel models (W136)

The 170 V was introduced in 1937. The model got a couple of facelifts in the course of the years. In 1952 the louvres on the side of the bonnet (hood) were replaced by two horizontal strips. The spare wheel cover was an optional extra.

1952 Mercedes 170

1952 Mercedes 170

1952 Mercedes-Benz 170 V

1952 Mercedes-Benz 170 V
 

1952 Mercedes-Benz 170 D

1952 Mercedes-Benz 170 D

The DS is the diesel version of the 170 S

1952 Mercedes-Benz 170 DS

1952 Mercedes-Benz 170 DS

Note how big the car looks next to the 3/4 size lady in the brochure, compared with the press photograph below!

MB 170 DS

inspiration for the brochure painting?