SOLD to Belgium: BECKER EUROPA LMKU 1970s Vintage Original High-End Classic Car Auto Radio, Mercedes-Benz and Other Exclusive Cars 1968 -1978 Including Classentials Deluxe Bluetooth Module!

Here we have a gorgeous Vintage Original 1972 Becker Europa LMKU in beautifully refurbished condition! This type of Becker Europa radio was / is usually seen in Mercedes-Benz cars of the 1970s (R/C 107 SL/SLC, W116, W123) and in other luxury automobiles of the period. The Becker Europa was a Mercedes factory option code: 51/4. The radio fits in the standard 1-DIN dashboard aperture (180 x 50 mm – 7,1 x 1,95 inch) which became the industry standard from about 1975. This Becker Europa model is also regularly seen in Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Pagode models from 1968 which have the correct dasboard aperture. This fine Becker radio was extensively refurbished and serviced by our specialists. The chrome bezel and the knobs are original items which show only the slightest signs of previous use. Study the photos carefully. The plastic pin-stripe insert is a new items. The front appearance of this radio is SUPERB! The radio has a superb reception on FM (U) and the sound is clear and powerful! This beautiful Becker Europa LMKU will be a PERIOD CORRECT addition to your late 1960s / 1970s Mercedes-Benz and other luxury automobile of the period! See all the  technical specifications farther below. “Enjoy the Ride!”

This fine radio comes INCLUDING the sophisticated Classentials Deluxe 7-pin DIN STEREO Bluetooth Module to stream music files, music apps, and digital radio stations from your smartphone! Value Euro 137,50!

*1.5 years (18 months) European / US warranty (See About Us / FAQ).

SOLD to Belgium.


Make and Model: Becker Europa LMKU
Classic Car era: 1968 – 1978
Faceplate: Standard Becker pin-stripe suitable for all cars with a 1-DIN dashboard aperture (180 x 50 mm / 7,1 x 1,95 inch). Chrome bezel with plastic pinstripe insert. Becker radios were factory fitted to Mercedes-Benz cars of the 1960’s, 1970s and 1980s.
On-board voltage: 12V, negative earth / ground only
Output power: 5 Watt
Impedance: 4 Ohm
Rendition: Mono, 1 (4 Ohm) speaker. NOTE: If you want to connect two speakers then you must use two 8 Ohm speakers connected parallel + to + and – to -, this makes 4 Ohm. This is important otherwise you will damage the internal amplifier.
Wave Range: Long wave (L), Medium wave (M), Short wave (K) and FM / UKW (U)
Frequency range UKW (FM): 88MHz-104 MHz
Equipment: station pre-set buttons, tone-control, automatic antenna connection, 6-PIN DIN connection for optional external devices (in period cassette players) like the Classentials MP3 kit and the Classentials Bluetooth module.
Design type: Transistor radio
Year of build: 1972
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth in mm): 177 x 42 x 135 (radio back to the back of the faceplate)
Dimensions face-plate (width x height in mm): 186 x 57
Weight (kg): 1.4

Extra in packaging: Dashboard mounting brackets, speaker plug, 12V cable with fuse, earth / ground cable, Mercedes back support and universal radio back support strip.

Installing: Basic car conditions before installation: Radio prepared car with 1-DIN (182.5 x 53 mm) dashboard opening, 12V power lead, analogue telescopic antenna, standard (dashboard speaker) with wiring.
Handy customers experienced with working and tinkering on classic cars can install a radio by themselves. All others we strictly advise to have their vintage radio installed by an experienced mechanic / electrician / local garage. Our installation kits contain the parts and instructions needed to install a radio in a factory original prepared car. In case your dashboard aperture / mount has been changed by previous owners over the last 40 -50 years you might need, or must make, different parts to make the radio fit properly.

*1.5 years (18 months) Global warranty (See About Us / FAQ). In the rare case that a reliable Becker transistor radio stops working you send it back to us for immediate exchange (in case a comparable unit is in stock) or repair. The radio is sealed before shipping with a unique numbered security seal which cannot be tampered with. If this seal is damaged / broken the warranty will be void.

“Enjoy the Ride!”

Additional information

Weight 1.4 kg
Dimensions 19.5 × 18.6 × 5.8 cm


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