The 1955 220a pictured on the right is arguable the best Roundie sedan in
Australia. Restored by one of our customers with help from us over a period
of 5 years this truly is an example of what you can achieve if you are
prepared to put the effort into it.
To view the pictures full size please click on them.
Our involvement in the project was mainly with the mechanical and
technical side of the restoration. Every single part of the car was either
rebuilt or remanufactured, not just cleaned polished and put back on.
As an example we made new steel brake lines and then painted them the
original dark olive green before installing them with new rubber mounts and
You will see some of the special touches in the engine bay like the
original style windscreen washer bag, correct blue finish on the brake
booster and remanufactured body ID tags.
Considerable care was taken to keep the car technically correct. For
example the 220a which was the first version of the W180 6 cylinder
Ponton/Roundie had many parts that were different to the later and more
One of he best examples is the the bonnet star is a rigid unit and does not
spring back like the later models do.
This vehicle has gone on to win multiple outright wins at Concours around
Australia and is a true credit to the owner and our staff.