1980 Mercedes Benz 300SD
Unrestored museum quality survivor!
The W116 sedans are much heralded as the benchmark sedan with regards to built quality, performance and safety during their production run from 1973-1980.
The 300SD is truly a special automobile as it was offered with possibly one of the most durable motors and drive-trains ever built.
This particular w116 is finished in 681 Manila Beige and still wears its all original paint all around.
The interior is finished in Bamboo Leather and is in impeccable condition all around.
Bright and clear Zebrano wood inlays.
Mechanically this vehicle is like a brand new Rolex watch.
Previous owner (2nd owner) was a true auto aficionado and had every potential mechanical issue addressed in advanced before driving .
The vehicle has had the following items addressed:
Brand new climate control servo from Mercedes Benz.
AC system properly converted to W134A with new hoses, expansion valve and dryer.
The AC blows ice cold through all the proper vents !!!
All fluids have been changed as well as new motor and transmission mounts.
All belts and hoses inspected and changed as needed.
The vehicle is absolutely 100% rust free.
The original owner was from Arizona and used the car sporadically for fair weather usage.
According to the original owner, this car was NEVER driven in rain, and it shows
Second owner spend the better part of 3 years searching for the absolute best w116 he could possibly find.
Mission accomplished with this particular example.
I am certain there is not a nicer w116 on the planet barring the one in The Mercedes Benz Museum in Germany that has 0 miles on it.
Period correct MXV tires on all four corner with near flawless classic steel wheels and hubcaps.
Spotless engine bay and undercarriage.
You can literally eat off the inside of the fenders.
The original muffler still has the original stamp from the factory!
Period correct coco mats.
Becker Europa stereo sounds great.
Original spare tire and tools in order as well as all original books, 6 keys, and the original window sticker.
If you are a fan of the W116 sedans, this is a very special automobile.
Ready to enjoy as a reliable turn key weekend driver or would be well suited to show.
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