SOLD to Finland: Becker GRAND PRIX Early 1970s, VERY RARE Vintage Original TOP-END Classic Car Auto Radio, Mercedes-Benz and Other Exclusive Cars 1968 -1978


Here we have a gorgeous and very rare TOP-OF-THE-LINE Vintage Original early 1970s Becker Grand Prix auto radio in beautifully refurbished condition! This type of Becker Grand Prix radio was / is usually seen in the most expensive Mercedes-Benz cars of the late 1960s / early 1970s and in other top-class automobiles of the period. The Becker Grand Prix was a Mercedes-Benz factory option. The radio fits in the standard 1-DIN dashboard aperture which became the industry standard from about 1975 (In Mercedes-Benz cars 1968). This fine Top-End Becker Grand Prix features a so called ‘wonder-bar’, when you push the black bar with the Becker name on it, the automatic channel search is activated! A powerful and desirable option! This top-end Becker radio was extensively refurbished and serviced by our specialists. Internally the radio was repaired, overhauled where necessary, and fully serviced. The housing was cleaned, and all the original exterior parts were brought to superb condition. A brand-new pinstripe faceplate insert was fitted. The front appearance of this radio is BRAND NEW! The radio has superb radio reception and the sound is clear and powerful! This beautiful Becker Grand Prix will be a PERIOD CORRECT addition to your late 1960s / 1970s Mercedes-Benz and other luxury automobile of the period! “Enjoy the Ride!”

This Becker Grand Prix Top-End auto radio is MP3 and Bluetooth ready! Stream music from your smartphone to your vintage original auto radio with our wireless Classentials Deluxe Bluetooth Module (Price €99,50) or ‘wired’ Deluxe MP3 Kit (Price €40,00)! Get a €40,00 DISCOUNT on the combination purchase using Coupon code: MP3M in the check-out.

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

SOLD to Finland.


Make and Model: Becker GRAND PRIX
Classic Car era: 1968 – 1978
Faceplate: Standard Becker pin-stripe suitable for all cars with a 1-DIN dashboard aperture. 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 nominal, 7 Watt music
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, medium wave, short wave, UKW (FM)
Frequency range UKW (FM): 88MHz-104 MHz
Equipment: station pre-set buttons, tone-control, 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: ca. 1972
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth in mm): 177 x 42 x 160 (radio back to the back of the faceplate)
Dimensions face-plate (width x height in mm): 186 x 57
Weight (kg): 1.85

Extra in packaging: speaker plug, cable shoe for 12V connection, earth / ground cable, dashboard mounting brackets, radio back support bracket.

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 1.8 kg
Dimensions 19.5 × 18.6 × 5.8 cm


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