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1993 Mercedes-Benz E320 Cabriolet

Highlights


• Pearl Blue metallic over Beryl Blue paintwork
• Contrasting blue and oyster leather interior
• Good ownership and history

The Background


The Mercedes_Benz E320 is a grand tourer, in cabriolet version it offers the best of both worlds with seating for four and the option to lower the fabric roof on those sunny days.

The E320 came well specified with full leather upholstery, air conditioning, full electrics throughout and that smooth 3.2 litre 24 valve engine mated to an automatic gearbox producing 220 bhp and a top speed of 145 mph.

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The History


The current owner has enjoyed this car for twelve years, due to relocating abroad the car is now up for sale. Since ownership the car has done around 40,000 miles, being used for trips abroad and also as a daily driver due to its comfort and practicality. 

The owner has maintained the car to a high level using a specialist Mercedes garage for regular servicing and MOT’s. 

The Paperwork


The owner has some receipts for the last twelve years, original book pack and manuals plus the cars recent MOT which is valid until August 2022. 

The photos show just some of the paperwork, namely larger receipt costs to show that if anything has been required they have been attended to straight away. 

Receipts are shown for more extensive work but there are smaller bills present for parts and other areas that needed covering. 

The Interior


The cars interior has stood up well to its years and mileage showing very little wear, testament to the quality of the Mercedes-Benz materials and the owners care and respect for the vehicle. All leather upholstery is in good condition, the drivers seat and bolster are in very good condition with very slight wear. The door cards are in very good condition as are the grab handles and wood veneers on both driver and passenger doors. 

Carpets show slight wear, but with the original carpet mats protecting the main floor area there is very little wear. Rear seats are in very good condition as are the rear panels of the front seats. All switches are fully operational, the Alpine head unit is operational along with the electric aerial. There is an Alpine six disc CD changer in the boot that is linked to the main unit and again is in full working order. 

The boot area carpet is in good condition and the tool kit and warning triangle are complete, as is a full size spare wheel with good tread on it. The owner has mentioned that only two strips of the heated rear window are working.

The Exterior


The car belies its twenty eight years and 160,000 miles, paintwork is in very good condition throughout and the fabric navy hood is in fine condition, only notable areas are shown on the photos which are very small wear marks. The owner has water proofed the material over the years and being garaged since ownership has preserved the cars exterior well.

In terms of marks there are very small areas that have been detailed on the photos, mainly off side rear arch has a small scratch, near side rear panel has a scratch about an inch long and there is a very small mark on the off side front wing mirror.

Tyres all round have very good tread and are matching Michelin rubber. Chrome work is good and all bumper corners are clean. 

The Mechanics


The car has been maintained by Prestige Car Services for most of its last twelve years and receipts are supplied covering the vehicles maintenance. A new wiring loom was fitted in 2005 and the battery is still under warranty. 

The owner has stated that the car runs smoothly and is a joy to drive, the hood works perfectly as do all of the electrics.

The Appeal


The 3.2 litre 24 valve engine is a smooth unit and makes this cabriolet the perfect family car, quiet and sophisticated with the hood up and then a pleasurable open top when the sun is out. This car is in great condition for its age and has been well looked after by the present owner, in its twelve years it has been a welcome addition to their collection, and has been used as a daily and on many trips.

Finished with the contrasting blue paintwork and rarer blue over oyster leather interior this is a grand looking car and is a great value classic for any collection.

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1993
  • Make Mercedes
  • Model E320 Cabriolet
  • Colour Pearl Blue
  • Odometer 160,259 Miles
  • Engine size 3199
  • Location Kent
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
10 bids from 9 bidders
  • Jckosmi•••• £7,900 26/10/21
  • mark-be•••• £5,700 26/10/21
  • colbypg•••• £5,600 26/10/21
  • K-londo•••• £5,500 23/10/21
  • Perry C•••• £5,100 22/10/21
  • Tembos £4,600 22/10/21
  • Perry C•••• £4,500 20/10/21
  • Jkhan52•••• £1,400 20/10/21
  • bobbybl•••• £1,100 20/10/21
  • Zippyxx £1,000 19/10/21

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