SOLD to Germany: BLAUPUNKT FRANKFURT (S) Z-Series 1968 Rare High-End Vintage Original Auto Radio for Mercedes-Benz and Other Luxury Cars 1968 – 1976 INCLUDING Classentials Deluxe BLUETOOTH Module

Here we have a beautifully refurbished 1968 Blaupunkt Frankfurt (S) Z-Series high-end classic car auto radio for 1968 – 1975 Mercedes-Benz models and other luxury cars of the period! The radio is a perfect fit with the 280 SL Pagode W113, W108/W109 W111/W112 W114/W115 and other Mercedes models with a dashboard radio aperture measuring 182 x 52 mm (7,15 x 2,1 Inch). The Blaupunkt Frankfurt was a Mercedes-Benz dealer option. This fine Blaupunkt radio was restored using original parts which were carefully refurbished to top condition, the pin stripe faceplate and the round knobs were renewed. You will only find the slightest signs of previous use, study the photos carefully.

This wonderful high-end Blaupunkt Franfurt Stereo was fully serviced and carefully refurbished by our specialists, and the radio sounds perfectly. The radio is supplied complete with the Classentials installation kit (installation instructions, speaker plugs, cable-shoes, ground cable, fuse etc), all the essentials you need to properly install the radio in your classic car.

Full technical specifications are listed farther below.  “Enjoy the Ride!”

This Blaupunkt Frankfurt High-End auto radio comes COMPLETE with our advanced wireless Classentials Deluxe Bluetooth Module, to stream music files, music apps, and digital radio stations from your smartphone! Value €117,50!

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

SOLD to Germany.


Model: Blaupunkt Frankfurt (S) Z-Series
Classic Car era: 1968 – 1976
Face-plate: Cast metal chrome with plastic ‘pin-stripe’ insert and the correct knobs for 1968 – 1974 Mercedes-Benz models; W108/W109 W111/W112 W114/W115 and others. Also suitable for other period luxury cars with a 1-DIN dashboard aperture of 180 x 50 mm (7,1 x 2 inch).
On-board voltage: 6V or 12V (switch), Negative or Positive earth / ground. Please specifiy the settings for your car with your purchase. We will adjust the settings before sealing and shipping the radio.
Output power: 5 Watt
Impedance: 4 Ohm
Rendition: Mono, one (4 Ohm) speaker via speaker socket “I”. Two 4 Ohm speakers connected parallel + to + and – to -, to make 2 Ohm for the speaker socket marked with “II”.
Wave Range: long wave, medium wave, short wave, UKW (FM)
Frequency range UKW (FM): 88MHz-104MHz
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 (12 Volt negative ground only).
Design type: Transistor radio
Year of build: 1968
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth): 180 x 51 x 167 mm / 7,15 x 2 x 6,6 Inch
Dimensions face-plate (width x height): 189 x 58 mm (7,4 x 2,3 inch)
Weight (kg): 1.9

Extra in packaging: Classentials Installation Kit 1 with installation instructions, old style speaker plug, fuse, earth cable, extra M10 mounting rings and a metal strip with 6 mm holes to form a rear radio support bracket if not present in your car. For Mercedes-Benz cars we supply a special original bracket with rubber clamp.

Installing: Basic car conditions before installation: Radio prepared car with dashboard openings, 6V or 12V power lead (negative or positive ground – so it will fit all cars of the period) , analog telescopic antenna, standard (dashboard speaker) with wiring.
Tools needed: wrench number 14 and 8, cable shoe pliers. 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 have to make, different parts to make the radio fit properly.

*1.5 years (18 months) European / US warranty (See About Us / FAQ). In the rare case that a reliable Blaupunkt 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 2 kg
Dimensions 17.9 × 16.0 × 5.0 cm


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