Mercedes-Benz O 3500 touring coach with soft top.

The O 3500 was the first Mercedes-Benz bus designed in the post-war period. It still featured the conventional cab-behind-engine configuration and was offered in several variants as a regular-service bus and touring coach. The exhibited vehicle is a luxury coach with glazed roof edges of the type used for tourist travel to Italy in the 1950s.

  • Cylinders 6
  • Displacement 280 cu in
  • Output 90 PS (66 kW)
  • at engine speed 2800/min
  • Top speed 51 mph
  • Seats 29
  • Production period 1949-1955
  • Units produced 2644