For Sale: 1999 Mercedes-Benz C-Class in St. Louis, Missouri

Vehicle Description

1999 Mercedes-Benz C 43 AMG Sedan One of 546 examples exported to the United States in 1999 Black exterior (code DB040) with carbon fiber trim and Anthracite interior (code 221) Aluminum, hand-built, 4.3L SOHC, 24-valve V-8 engine (code M113), intercooler and sequential fuel injection 5G-Tronic five-speed automatic transmission (code 722.6)Electronic climate control, power rack-and-pinion steering, power four-wheel disc brakes, cruise control, power windows, power locks, power sideview mirrors, power front seats, tilt steering column, sunroof, foglights, remote trunk lid release, heated front seats and headlight wipers Dual front airbags, front side airbags, anti-lock brakes (ABS), integrated side-impact protection, traction control, brake assist system and limited-slip differential Sunroof, foglights, Xenon headlights, lens wipers, AMG wheels and exhaust tips Sold on an actual mileage title. 19,972 miles showing. With the same owner since 2012! A German Hammer with reportedly fewer than 20,000 miles on it? Yes, we have one here at MotoeXotica Classic Cars, a 1999 Mercedes-Benz C 43 AMG Sedan. The C43 was the first AMG car to be completely assembled at the Mercedes factory after the acquisition of AMG by Daimler-Benz in 1998. The C43 was the first C-Class to be equipped with a Mercedes-Benz V-8 engine. This example was made in March 1999 in Germany and is dressed in Black (code DB040) and its paint and carbon fiber trim are overall excellent condition. The car?s bodywork is straight and solid, including those doors that close with a reassuring bank vault-like solidity. On the windshield is Mercedes? monowiper, a single arcing blade. The engine bay is tidy, the trunk is in very good order, the battery is clean and the body-color bumpers fit tightly to the body and look great. There are AMG exhaust tips and a six-disc compact disc changer is on the right side of the trunk floor. This Benz rolls on Michelin Pilot Sport 4 radials, size 225/45ZR17 in front and 245/40ZR17 in back. Each tire is mounted on a polished AMG five-star wheel. The wheels are in excellent order and the tires are in very good shape. The C43 is powered by a tuned version of an aluminum 4.3-liter V-8 engine, (code M113) originally found on the W210 E 430 model. After modifications, this engine delivers 302 horsepower and 302 lbs?ft of torque. According to Mercedes-Benz, the car can reach 155.5 mph, with electronic speed limitation and 168 mph without. The transmission is an AMG-modified version of the 5G-Tronic five-speed automatic gearbox found on 1998?2000 R129 SL 500 (code 722.6). Main modifications were made to achieve a crisper and better adapted gearbox to higher rpm upshifts. Also, the braking system has been taken from the W210 E 55 AMG. Driver convenience features include electronic climate control, power rack-and-pinion steering, power four-wheel disc brakes, cruise control, power windows, power locks, power sideview mirrors, power front seats, tilt steering column, sunroof, foglights, remote trunk lid release, heated front seats and headlight wipers. Safety equipment includes dual front airbags, front side airbags, anti-lock brakes (ABS), integrated side-impact protection, traction control, brake assist system (BAS), Xenon headlights and a limited-slip differential. Inside, the car?s Anthracite ?Tuxedo? leather interior (code 221) is Teutonically sparse yet luxurious. The leather front buckets and rear bench seats are in excellent order, as is the matching carpet. The headliner is neutral, which helps contrast with the carpeting and upholstery. A four-spoke steering wheel faces the driver. The instrumental panel and the inner door liners are in excellent order, as is the center console. There AMG gauges, black numerals and hashmarks on white faces, plus digital odometer, trip odometer, clock and thermometer. The doors and center console are trimmed in burled wood for added warmth. There?s a gated shift lever and a factory infotainment system with CD player. The overall body of the C43 AMG estate version has many similarities with the C36 AMG, except for the front and rear bumpers as well as the side body, both of which were re-designed. The black engine cover with the chrome AMG and Mercedes-Benz star logos is also very typical from that period in this market segment. Both C models were created to counter BMW?s formidable M5 mid-size sedan. W202s in North America included the C220, C280 and the AMG variants. It was launched in the U.S. in November 1993, and unlike models in Europe, featured a third brake light, no specific trim levels, and side markers integrated into the front-turn signals. The U.S. models also did not have the hazard triangle, which is regularly located in the trunk in case of a road emergency. The AMG variants also did not ride as low (about an inch higher) as the Euro spec models. The top speed was also electronically limited for non-AMG variants to 130 mph in the US due to tire speed restrictions. The C43 AMG was able to go 155 mph in the U.S. just like the Euro spec models. Competition to this Mercedes in 1999 included BMW?s M5, Cadillac?s Seville STS, Jaguar?s XJR, Lincoln?s LS, Mitsubishi?s Galant VR-4, Nissan?s Maxima GLE, Oldsmobile?s Aurora and Toyota?s Camry TRD. Come by MotoeXotica Classic Cars today to check out this AMG sedan before someone else makes a home for it in their garage. VIN: WDBHA33G1XF851241 This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 19,972 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, actual mileage MT title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!! 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Vehicle Details

  • 1999 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
  • Listing ID: CC-1578794
  • Price: $36,900
  • Location:St. Louis, Missouri
  • Year:1999
  • Make:Mercedes-Benz
  • Model:C-Class
  • Odometer:20102
  • Stock Number:200905
  • VIN:WDBHA33G1XF851241

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