This 1982 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL was originally ordered and sold new in the German market. Under previous ownership the car underwent federalization for the United States. Finished in Anthracite Grey Metallic (172) over a Grey Velour Fabric (938) interior, this German-ordered sedan is powered by an M110 Inline-6 and shows 108k miles on the odometer. Features on this long wheelbase sedan include European front and rear bumpers, DOT Gen 1 glass headlamps, air conditioning, manual crank windows, rear reading lamps, and an electric reclining rear bench seat. This example is being offered at no reserve by the current seller after the owner left the car at the owner's shop due to health reasons. Some records accompany the car along with the owner's manual, one key, included Carfax, and clean Virginia title.
Finished in Anthracite Grey Metallic (172) with matching gray lower cladding, this example features shorter, European style bumpers and Euro headlights both front and rear. Exterior features include DOT Gen 1 glass headlamps, chrome window trim, and a power antenna. The skyward facing panels including the hood, roof, and trunk lid show clear coat failure. Paint imperfections are noted in the photo gallery and shown in detail. Some rust is noted along one of the rockers.
This 280SEL wears 14” Bundt wheels wrapped in Westlake Radial tires measuring 195/70 with original painted center caps installed.
The cabin is trimmed in Grey Velour Fabric (938) across the seats, door cards, head rests, armrest, and center console. The steering wheel and shift knob are finished in matching Black vinyl. Grey carpets and floor mats remain with the car and can be seen in the gallery below. Original Zebrano veneer is shown with some cracks and fading the gallery. Wear across the cabin can be seen in the gallery below. Features include manual crank windows, air conditioning, a period head unit, an electric reclining rear bench seat, and manually adjustable front seats.
The black steering wheel frames a 160mph speedometer and a 7k-rpm tachometer featuring an analog clock, along with gauges for coolant temperature, fuel level, and oil pressure. The six-digit odometer shows 108k miles with true mileage unknown (TMU) noted.
The 2.8-liter M110 inline-six was factory rated at 182 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque when new. It’s paired to a 722.3 four-speed automatic transmission. The seller can account for recent services including XXX along with previous records showing XXX.
This example is being offered at no reserve by the current seller after the owner left the car at the owner's shop due to health reasons. Some records accompany the car along with the owners manual, one key, included Carfax, and clean Virginia title.
The winning bidder will receive an email with the quote and option to proceed with shipping.
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