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1983 Mercedes Benz 280CE Coupe

An older restoration presented in excellent order providing reliability, comfort and style.


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.

A good example of this Marque proving to be totally reliable offering comfort and the elegant lines of this Coupe which is proving to becoming very desirable and collectable.

Year: 1983
Make: Mercedes Benz
Model: 280CE
Body Style: Coupe
Mileage: 122631
Transmission: 4-speed automatic
Fuel Economy: 22 mpg
Condition: Restored
Location: Midhurst, West Sussex
Price: £8,900
Drivetrain: RWD
Engine: 2746cc
Exterior Color: Thistle Green
Interior Color: Black Leather
MPG: 19.5 mpg Town/City / 24 mpg Motorway
Stock Number: 010172019
VIN Number: 12305322029110
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