There are a number of automobiles that have forged a reputation for long-term dependability, but this 1983 Mercedes-Benz 240D can boast of a lineage matched by very few of them. As a member of its manufacturer's universally respected W123 class, this trusty sedan hails from a group that proved to be so rock-solid over the years that it plied its trade for taxi companies all over the world and routinely logged in excess of 250,000 miles or more with only routine maintenance. Combine that .....
reputation with this 240D's diesel powerplant and you have a classic that's well-positioned for many more future miles of service. It's a great-looking ride and, with its sharp exterior alignment, it exudes an air of understated vitality that's always a pleasant sight in a car of its vintage. Mercedes-Benz tended to include a nice assortment of comfort options on its cars long before it became the norm, and this '83 serves as proof - it features power steering, power windows and mirrors, a rear window defogger, cruise control, and more. Take a peek inside and you'll likely be surprised by the fresh condition of the interior. The maroon leather surfaces of the upholstery show no tears or staining, and the gauges in the instrument cluster are crystal clear and functional, with a straight, uncracked dash cap just above them. This rolling example of German engineering is ready to be enjoyed right away!
*A true European classic with a great reputation for rugged dependability
*Sophistic curb appeal
*Diesel engines offer a level of longevity beyond most gasoline engines
*Fuel-injected diesel engine starts right up and idles smoothly
*4-speed automatic transmission shifts smoothly and features overdrive to keep freeway RPMs down
*This 240D tracks nice and straight, and 4-wheel power disc brakes bring low-effort, fade-resistant stops
*Exterior alignment remains strong, with consistent gaps between panels and sharp body lines
*Maroon leather interior is in fine shape, with no tears or staining
*Good array of custom and convenience amenities for a car of this vintage
*Clear, functional gauges
*Air conditioning system is completely intact - a simple freon charge gets it back up and running
Well-cared for and running in top form, this 1983 Mercedes-Benz 240D is ready to offer its vintage magic to its next lucky owner. Call today!