This 1978 Mercedes-Benz 280CE is finished in Colorado Beige (470) over Palomino MB-Tex (730) and was acquired by the current owner and seller in mid-2021 with three owners reported since new. Now showing 57k miles, the car is powered by a 2.8-liter M110 inline-six paired with a four-speed automatic transmission. Features include power windows, power steering, an original Becker head unit with AM/FM/Cassette functions, and factory air conditioning. Notable service includes ignition, top end, cooling, gaskets, seals, and various electronics with records included in the gallery. This C123 is now offered by the current owner and seller with recent service records, factory literature, a factory tool kit, and a clean Florida title in the seller’s name.
The exterior is finished in Colorado Beige (470) with a dual brown pinstripe along the upper beltline of the body. The seller notes the car received new paint on the hood and a new windshield previously with remaining body and glass showing as original. All bright work and plastic trim around the car remains in good condition. A black rear view mirror has been added to the passenger side door.
Factory 14” Bundt wheels wear Michelin Defender tires measuring 195/70 showing 2017 date codes and good tread life. Originally this coupe would have been equipped with steel wheels showing paint-matched hubcaps. The original hubcaps are included in the sale.
The cabin is trimmed in Palomino MB-Tex (730) with matching loop carpets and black plastics, while burl wood trim accents the dash and console. The wood trim shows various cracks along the center console near the shifter surround. Equipment includes power windows, cruise control, and automatic climate control with air conditioning. An original Becker head unit is retained in the dash. The seller notes the driver door can be difficult to shut on occasion.
The original black steering wheel frames instrumentation showing a 150-mph VDO speedometer, an analog clock, and a combination guage. The 6-digit odometer shows 57k miles, around 100 of which have been added under current ownership.
The 2.8-liter M110 inline-six features Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection and is mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. Service completed under current ownership includes an oil and filter change with previous service including ignition, top end, cooling, gaskets, seals, and various electronics with records included in the gallery.
This C123 is now offered by the current owner and seller with recent service records, factory literature, a factory tool kit, and a clean Florida title in the seller’s name.
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