This 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E shows a two owner history with registrations noted in Pennsylvania, Maine, and Virginia. The current owner and seller purchased the car in 2012 from the first owner with 102k miles on the odometer. The car is finished in Black Pearl Metallic (199U) over Anthracite Leather (271) and powered by a 5.0-liter V8 paired with a four-speed automatic transmission. Equipment includes original 16x8” 8-hole wheels, a sunroof, heated and power-adjustable front seats, automatic climate control, an aftermarket JVC head unit, and an electrically adjustable side mirror. Now with 151k miles shown, this 500E is offered with 10+ years of service records, owner’s manuals, tool kit, a Carfax report, and a clean Virginia title.
The car is finished in Black Pearl Metallic (199U) with grey lower body cladding. Equipment includes US-spec headlights and fender lights, fog lights, headlight wipers, a sunroof, and an automatic antenna. The 500E comes fitted with flared front and rear fenders along with widened bumpers to match compared to a standard W124. This example shows various light paint defects including clearcoat failure on the hood, roof, and trunk lid highlighted in the gallery below along with a ding at beltline along the passenger front door. In addition, rust is reported and shown at the front fender corners and edges, on the rear right of the deck lid, under the spare tire, and under the battery tray.
Original 16x8” 8-hole wheels are mounted and wear Michelin Pilot HX tires measuring 225/55 all around with 2019 date codes shown. The 500E featured Porsche-tuned suspension with a lower ride height than contemporary standard W124 models and also required a wider track for better handling.
The cabin features factory Recaro seats upholstered in Anthracite Leather (271) with matching headrests, door cards, and armrests. Burl wood trim accents the dashboard, center stack in the front and rear, and door panels. Equipment includes power-adjustable and heated front seats, an electric rear roller blind, automatic climate control, and an aftermarket JVC head unit featuring bluetooth sound. The seller notes some wear in the leather around the steering wheel and leather peeling away from the B-pillar on the driver’s side of the car. In addition, the center rear view mirror shows glue where it was affixed within the frame. The original Becker head unit will be included in the sale along with the stock ampflifier and related hardware.
The four-spoke steering wheel fronts VDO instrumentation that includes a 160mph speedometer, a 7k-rpm tachometer, an analog clock, and gauges for coolant temperature, fuel level, and oil pressure. The six-digit odometer shows 151k original miles.
The 5.0-liter DOHC M119 V8 was factory rated at 322 horsepower and 354 lb-ft of torque when new. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a four-speed automatic transmission. More than 10 years of service history accompany the 500E via paper records. The seller notes a check engine light on and low power under cold start until warm. When ambient temperature is warm the issue does not persist.
The Carfax reports only two owners, linear mileage updates, and one damage report in 2009 proir to the owner's acquisition. This 500E is offered with 10+ years of service records, owner’s manuals, tool kit, and a clean Virginia title.
A video has been provided showing exterior, interior, and driving functions for this 500E.
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