This 1995 Mercedes-Benz E320 cabriolet was originally sold new at Baker Motor Company of Charleston, SC for a retail price of $79,595. Finished in Polar White (149) over Gray (268) leather with a Black (740) soft top, power comes from a a 3.2-liter inline-six mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. Features include a power-retractable black soft top, eight-hole 15″ chrome alloy wheels, headlight wipers, power-adjustable and heated front seats, Tempomat cruise control, automatic climate control, a wind deflector, and a factory AM/FM stereo with cassette player, optional CD changer, and factory active bass loudspeaker system. Service in 2020 includes replacement of the water pump, rear shifter bushings, drive belt, tensioner and battery. The car spent time in Tennessee prior to its acquisition by the seller in 2014, and it now shows just over 41k miles. This A124 cabriolet is now offered with an original window sticker, binder of service records since new, owner’s manual, factory literature, three original keys, three sets of floormats, original magazine feature, a spare set of factory wheels, a clean Carfax report, and a clean Pennsylvania title.
The car is finished in Polar White (149U) with red and gray pinstriping along the bodyline and a light gray lower cladding. This A124 features headlight washers and wipers, power-adjustable side mirrors, and a power antenna. The power-operated black soft top is shown in its raised position in the gallery below. A small rear bumper imperfection on the driver’s side is also highlighted in the gallery. The paint is believed to be all original on this example as supported by the attached clean Carfax report.
OEM 15″ chrome eight-hole alloy wheels were added in 2011 and wear 195/65 Continental ContiProContact tires with 2011 date codes. The seller will also include an OEM set of 15" aluminum (non-chrome) alloy wheels with the sale, if desired by the buyer.
The front and rear seats are trimmed in Gray leather (268) with a matching lower dashboard, carpets, and door panel inserts. Burl wood veneers accent the dashboard, center console, and door panels. Equipment includes power-adjustable and heated front seats with position memory for the driver, automatic climate control, cruise control, a wind deflector, glass rear window with defrost, and a factory cassette stereo with optional factory CD player and OEM active bass loudspeaker system.
The four-spoke steering wheel frames a 160-mph speedometer, a tachometer with integrated analog clock, and a combination gauge that shows fuel level, coolant temperature, and oil-pressure readouts. The analog six-digit odometer shows 41k miles.
The 3.2-liter M104 inline-six was rated at 217 horsepower when new, and power is sent to the rear wheels through a four-speed automatic transmission. Service in 2020 includes replacement of the water pump, rear shifter bushings, drive belt, tensioner and battery. The seller notes that the car does not have any discernable leaks and that a pressure test performed in 2020 confirmed that pressure is normal, however, the head gasket has not been previously replaced. A binder of service records since new will accompany the car.
The October 2021 Carfax report shows no accidents or other damage and lists registration and service history in Tennessee and Pennsylvania through its most recent entry in April 2021. A copy of a MBCA "The Star" magazine featuring a similar example will be included with the sale.
A video demonstrating the convertible top operation as well as driving footage of the vehicle can be viewed below.
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