This 1994 Mercedes-Benz S500 shows California registration from new with just four owners and 71k miles on the odometer. Finished in Brilliant Silver Metallic (744) over Gray Velour (968), power is provided by a 5.0-liter M119 V8 paired with a four-speed automatic transmission driving the rear wheels. Equipment includes a power tilt/slide glass sunroof, heated front and rear seats, adaptive damping suspension with a self-leveling rear axle, a power rear sunshade, second-row climate control, ASR slip control and 18” AMG two-piece wheels. Maintenance performed in March 2023 included new Michelin tires, new brakes, a new window regulator and a new gas actuator. Full service history from new is included. This S500 is now offered for sale by the selling dealer in Beverly Hills, California with the original window sticker, manufacturer’s literature, a clean Carfax report and a clean California title.
The exterior is finished in Brilliant Silver Metallic (744) and features matching lower body cladding with chrome trim lining the windows and beltline. Exterior equipment includes a power tilt/slide glass sunroof, power adjustable and heated door mirrors, a heated windshield washer system, headlamp wiper/washers, remote central locking and soft-close doors. The exterior is in good condition with no signs of rust or damage and the paint is believed to be original.
The car rides on 18” AMG BBS Aero II two-piece wheels which come wrapped in a set of new Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires showing 2023 date codes. The wheels show no signs of curb rash or damage and were recently refinished by the seller. The factory 8-hole alloy wheels are included with the vehicle. Optional equipment includes Adaptive damping suspension along with a self-leveling rear axle.
The seats are trimmed in Gray Velour (968) which is also found on the door panels and lower dashboard while dark gray leather accents the interior with Burl Walnut wood trim found on the center console, dashboard and door panels. Both front and rear seats are heated with the front seats including multicontour seat backs. Interior amenities include dual-zone automatic climate control with rear AC, a power rear sunshade, cruise control, Bose audio, an integrated car phone and a power tilt/telescope steering column. The wood trim shows no signs of cracking with very few signs of wear throughout the interior. A new window regulator was installed in March 2023.
The leather wrapped steering wheel frames a 160-mph speedometer which sits alongside a 7k-rpm tachometer as well as an analog clock and gauges for fuel level, economy, oil pressure and coolant temperature. Digital instrumentation includes an outside temperature sensor along with a digital odometer which currently shows just 71k miles.
This W140 is powered by a 5.0-liter V8 engine which is factory rated at 315 horsepower and 345 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a four-speed automatic transmission. A new gas actuator was installed by the seller in March 2023.
The Carfax report shows linear mileage updates with California registration from new along with regular service visits, and no accidents or damage reports. The car was ordered by Dr. Frederick Flick whose family owned the largest share of the Daimler Benz corporation at the time. The original window sticker is included with the vehicle and shows an original MSRP of $103,285. This S500 is now offered for sale by the selling dealer in Beverly Hills, California with the original manufacturer’s literature, the factory wheels, full service history, a clean Carfax report and a clean California title.
Walk-around and driving videos have been provided by the seller below.
For many, the W140 is the ultimate incarnation of the S-Class, highlighting the dedication to luxury, build quality and technology. This example came highly equipped with the seldom-seen velour interior along with a host of optional features. First purchased by a member of the Flick family, who at one point owned the largest share of Daimler-Benz, this S500 shows California registration from new with a clean history and excellent condition. The cherry on top is surely the addition of the rare two-piece AMG BBS Aero II wheels which fit the 90s Sacco styling perfectly. For a collector looking for an unmodified and truly unique W140, this S500 may be as good as it gets.
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