The Mercedes Benz W126 was designed by Italian designer Bruno Sacco who was the head of styling at Daimler-Benz between 1975 and 1999. After six years of development, the W126 was formally introduced at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt on September 1979 and the Coupé was launched in September 1981.
Supplied new by Mercedes Benz of Mayfair, London and first registered on 10th August 1989, this stunning 500 SEC is in truly exceptional condition throughout and has been extremely well looked after by its 3 previous owners from new!
It is finished in Mercedes Smoke Silver Metallic with a lovely Beige Leather interior and is equipped with Electric and Heated Seats, Electric front and rear Windows, Electric Sunroof, Dual Air Conditioning/Climate Control, Driver & Passenger Air Bags, Traction Control, ASR (Anti Slip Regulation), Seat Belt Pretensioners, Exterior temperature sensor, Passenger side Electric Mirror, Mercedes Stereo/Radio CD player, Wood Veneer Dashboard, 4973cc V8 Fi Engine producing 195 kW / 265 PS / 261 bhp, 4 Speed Automatic Transmission, Power assisted Steering, ABS Brakes, Self-levelling hydropneumatic Suspension, Cruise Control and 15" Flat Face Alloy Wheels.
The current owner who is the CEO of an Engineering Company in Poland purchased the car in June 2014 and took the car to Poland where it has remained for the last 5 years. It has been serviced by Mercedes Benz in Warsaw on a number of occasions with the last service only carried out in February 2019.
The car has now covered a genuine 163,500 miles from new, but it still drives like a new car and it really is in exceptional condition throughout. It is HPi clear on all registers including the National Mileage Register.
These beautiful Coupe's are becoming very collectible now and prices are definitely increasing. The mileage should not put anyone off as it has been serviced regularly by Mercedes Main Dealers and theses engines will cover over at least 250K before any overhaul may be required.
Upon sale the car will come with our own customer care package including a new MOT (current MOT until March 2020), pre sales Service, 55-point pre-delivery inspection and 6 months mechanical breakdown Parts & Labour Warranty which can be upgraded and extended at additional cost if required.
Car on display at our showrooms in Mortlake, SW London.
This car has been entrusted to Investor Classics to restore to former glory. The car belonged to a prominent family and the partner of the previous owner wished for it to be restored to near new levels.....