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Mercedes W124 260E 60K - Superb History - 1 Owner 26 Years SOLD (1988)
|1988 Mercedes-Benz (W124) 260E Auto|
Only 60,000 Miles - Highly Detailed Service History - 1 Owner 26 Years
Stunning Arctic White – Unmarked Grey Cloth Trim
Totally Standard - Unmolested Example
100% HPI Clear
Date of Registration: 12/03/1988 (F-Registration)
MOT Expiry: June 2017 (No Advisories)
Mileage: 60,000 Miles
Service History: Very Detailed Service History inc Stamped Booklet, All Invoices (inc Original Bill of Sale) & Old MOT Certificates
Previous Keepers on V5: 1 (One Owner 26 Years)
HPI Status: 100% Clear (report included)
Electric Windows x 4
Electric Tilt/Slide Sunroof
Fully Adjustable Front Seats
Arm Rests Front & Rear
Front & Rear Headrests
Remote Retractable Rear Headrests
Door Exit Lamps
Load Adjustable Headlamps
Front Fog Lamps
Leather Rimmed Steering Wheel & Gear Knob
Original Blaupunkt Melbourne Radio/Cassette (Fully Functional)
Factory Tinted Glass with Gradient Band Windscreen
MB 15-Hole Alloy Wheels with Recent Michelins all round.
Originally supplied by Portfield Mercedes of Chichester, and still carrying its original dealer window sticker, this car has lived the majority of its life in the milder climate of Hampshire, in the ownership of a mature gentleman, who kept this car almost 26 years, cosseting throughout his ownership, and ensuring it was garaged every night. Now, some 28 years on, this beautiful vehicle is totally standard, even down to the original Blaupunkt Melbourne Radio/Cassette. No alarms, after market security systems etc have ever been fitted either, so the wiring/trim remains un-tampered with.
I bought this car from a club member and enthusiast who is very particular about his vehicles, and who had bought it from its original owner in 2014. However recent surgery on a long standing back injury meant he could no longer continue to enjoy the car, so he very reluctantly took the decision to sell. Having seen this car when bought a 190E 2.6 from him two years ago, I asked him then, if he ever wanted to sell, I would have, especially knowing how well he treats his vehicles. That was last month, after which I drove it nearly 300 miles home, and it was an absolute pleasure in every way; what other 28 year old car could handle a trip like that with such nonchalant ease!.
The original book pack is still with the vehicle and contains the all important stamped up service book. There's also a large separate A4 file contains lots of supporting invoices, including old MOT certificates, old tax discs, invoices and other relevant paperwork. Two original keys are also supplied with the vehicle.
It's extremely rare to find a genuine low mileage six-cylinder W124, as most of these Autobahn stormers were bought for that very reason, hence most examples have clocked up inter-galactic mileages, which is widely accepted they're well capable of. With that in mind at a mere 60,000 very well looked after miles, this car is hardly run in. The very durable nature of these seemingly indestructible cars also tends to invite neglect from penny pinching owners who just drive and drive them, so it's a real bonus when you come across a genuine cosseted example like this
So, in summary, all in all, this is probably one of the very best W124 saloons you'll find. Although it doesn't have loads of gadgets, what it has got is very useful and works, and it's that simplicity and sheer untouched originality that drew me towards this car, along with its stunning condition.
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