Referred to as being ‘The Finest Saloon Car of the 20th Century ? These Mercedes, known as the W123 were renown for build quality, durability and comfort. The elegant lines of the Coupe with the window pillarless construction have of late become extremely desirable. The W123 appeared in a number of derivatives offering two and four door and an estate version which are also becoming very collectable. A range of engine size and fuel type, (petrol/diesel) being available but the 280 engine being the smoothest and most powerful of the range.
The model on sale here was manufactured between 1977 to 1985 making for a later model which offered additional features to the earlier model namely, ABS optional from 1980, retractable steering column and an airbag for the driver (optional from 1982, Power (vacuum servo) assisted disc brakes were standard on all W123. This model benefits from full leather interior, wood, four speed automatic transmission, power steering, electric windows and sunroof.
The vehicle presents in excellent condition and is totally reliable with an MOT showing no advisory items. Finished in Thistle Green Metallic paint and contrasting black leather interior together with alloy wheels makes for an attractive Mercedes.
These vehicles are proving a wise investment commanding £16000 and more for good examples.
- Direct Fuel Injection
- Floor Mats
- Leather Package
- Power Steering
Power plant 6 cylinder twin overhead camshaft producing 182 hp at 5800 rpm direct fuel injection mated to a four speed automatic transmission.