This 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300D Turbodiesel was originally sold in Florida where it remained until 1998 when it was moved to New York. In 2005, the car was relocated back to Florida and then to MIssissippi in 2010 where it was found and purchased by the selling dealer in early 2022. Finished in Cabernet Red Metallic (587) over a Beige MB-Tex (155) interior, power comes from a 3.0-liter turbodiesel inline-five paired with a four-speed automatic transmission. Features include a painted power sunroof, automatic climate control, an original Becker head unit, and power windows, locks, and passenger side mirror. This W123 shows 56k miles and is offered with factory literature, two keys, a clean Carfax report, and a clean Mississippi title.
The car is finished in Cabernet Red Metallic (587) and features chrome-accented domestic-spec bumpers and trim, glass headlamps, a painted electric sliding sunroof, and an electrically adjustable passenger-side mirror. The trim, bumpers, and door handles are reportedly original to the car and the brightwork shows light sun damage according to the seller. A spot of clear coat failure can be seen to the right of the emblem on the trunk lid. Detailed photos of the exterior are viewable in the gallery.
Factory Bundt 14″ alloy wheels are equipped and wear Kumho Solus tires measuring 195/70 on all four corners. Braking is handled by rotors on all four corners.
The cabin features seats upholstered in Beige MB-Tex (155) with matching beige door panels, carpets, and lower dashboard. The steering wheel and upper dashboard are trimmed in Black along with the shift knob and center console trim. Wood trim adorns the dashboard and center console with minimal fading shown and a couple cracks left of the shifter surround and between window switches. Equipment includes automatic climate control, cruise control, power windows, power door locks, and an original Becker head unit.
Instrumentation includes a 125-mph speedometer, a 6k-rpm tachometer, and an analog clock. Additional auxiliary gauges include coolant temperature, oil pressure, and fuel level which all function properly. The six-digit odometer shows just under 56k miles.
The 3.0-liter OM617 turbo-diesel inline-five features a single Garrett turbocharger and Bosch fuel injection. Power was factory rated at 123 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque and is sent to the rear wheels via a 722.3 four-speed automatic transmission. In preparation for the sale the selling dealer has performed an oil and filter change.
Additional underbody photos are viewable in the gallery below.
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