This 1987 Mercedes-Benz 300E is finished in Signal Red (568) over Palomino (274) leather and is powered by a 3.0-liter inline-six paired with a four-speed automatic transmission. The car was sold new in California and also spent time in Oregon before moving to Washington in 2018 where it currently resides. Features include power-adjustable front seats with driver-side memory, automatic climate control, a power sunroof, an updated Continental TR7412 head unit with Bluetooth, and cruise control. This W124 shows 58k miles and is offered by the seller at No Reserve with manufacturer’s literature, a stamped service booklet, a factory tool roll, two keys, a clean Carfax report, and a clean Washington title.
The body is finished in Signal Red (568) with charcoal-colored bumper covers and features US-spec lighting, headlamp wipers, fog lights, and a power antenna. The recent Carfax report shows no accidents or other damage. Detailed pictures of each panel, window, and trim are viewable in the gallery below.
Factory painted 15″ Gullideckel wheels wear Toyo Eclipse tires measuring 195/65 all around. Braking is provided by disc brakes on all four corners.
The cabin is finished in Palomino (274) leather with Zebrano wood trim adorning the center console, dash, and doors. Factory amenities include power-adjustable seats with driver-side memory, automatic climate control, power windows, an electric sunroof with tilt function, cruise control, and a Continental TR7412 head unit with Bluetooth capability. The original Becker head unit will also be included with the sale. Factory Mercedes floor mats are equipped with “300E” branded in the front and rear.
The leather-wrapped steering wheel houses a driver’s airbag and frames a 160mph speedometer, 7k rpm tachometer with an analog inset clock, and auxiliary gauges for fuel level, oil pressure, coolant temperature, and instant economy. The six-digit odometer shows only 58k miles.
The 3.0-liter M103 inline-six was rated at 177 horsepower at 5,700-rpm and 188 lb-ft of torque at 4,400 rpm when new. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a four-speed automatic transmission.
The provided Carfax report shows no accidents or damage and registration history in California, Oregon, and Washington. Now with only 58k miles, this 300E is offered at No Reserve with manufacturer’s literature, a stamped service booklet, a factory tool roll, two keys, a clean Carfax report, and a clean Washington title.
A driving video and along with a video showing each door and interior features are viewable below.
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In many circles the W124 is still considered the last true Mercedes-Benz by engineering standards. The timeless Sacco-era lines combined with Panzer-like build quality ensured this chassis to be the center of attention long after the E-Class lineage moved on. Today, enthusiasts flock to W124 ownership for the platform's simplicity, drivability, and affordability. This 300E benefits from a rare and attractive Signal Red over Palomino color combination and detailed pictures show the paint and trim to be in very nice condition. The exterior is equally as impressive and with only 58k miles, this W124 is destined to outlast us all thanks to robust build quality and proper care throughout its pampered life.