Arguably, these cars were the best cars in the world at launch.
In 1979, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class was relaunched, and once again took a big technological leap from what came before. Aerodynamic styling penned by Bruno Sacco signaled a new look that would filter its way down the entire range and showed that Mercedes-Benz was not about to lose its lead in its sector of the marketplace.
Original engine line-up spanned 2.8-litre and six-cylinders, as well as the 3.8- and 5.0-litre V8s, all of which were very well established. By 1981, these engines were updated for improved fuel consumption.
ABOUT THIS CAR
Mint Condition Throughout
Engine/transmission overhauled circa 70K kms ago, so this car has only traveled 70K kms since overhaul.
Very well maintained vehicle – been well looked after by the previous owner of 11 years and previous to that for 22 years.
It had five short term owners in the four years before that.
Immaculate, straight, rust-free body and beautiful paintwork.
Interior is Mint and all factory original
Car drives like a dream – no mechanical issues whatsoever and everything works as it should
Electric Sunroof – no aircon
Very good, a reliable classic that will only appreciate in value
These cars faced tough opposition from a number of manufacturers during the 1980s and into the '90s but they have always managed to retain Mercedes-Benz's position as the builder of the highest quality cars in its sector.
Good metal-for-money purchase at current values. They will appreciate!
The car will be sold WOF’d and registered if sold in New Zealand.
TRANSPORT / WORLDWIDE SHIPPING CAN BE ORGANISED ON THIS VEHICLE ON BUYER'S BEHALF AT BUYERS COST.
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