For Sale: 1983 Mercedes-Benz 300 in Tempe, Arizona

Vehicle Description

This week Canyon State Classics brings to market a VERY clean 1983 Mercedes-Benz 300SD Turbo Diesel. This is the short wheelbase and most economical configuration of the W126 chassis.

This car is very special in several ways. This car has just undergone TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS of recent refreshing after coming out of long term storage. The car was just with our Mercedes master tech undergoing a final comprehensive inspection and fine tuning and he has given the car a big thumbs up!

This 1983 S-Class has been in the same Walnut, California owned family since new and has covered just under 63,000 miles. This car is rust free with beautiful mint condition Palomino Leather interior and light Zebrano wood. The car has been well taken care of and just received a full fresh service including injectors and all mounts and front suspension work on arrival. The car has also had brakes serviced, new Bilstein shocks installed, fresh radial tires, fully serviced A/C system, new Bluetooth CD radio as well as beautiful glass Euro headlamps. The car had been parked in a garage for many years waiting to overhaul the front suspension and injectors when the previous owner passed away. We have gone through the car from front to back and its ready for a long distance trip no problem.

The following is a list of options as this 300 SD is currently equipped:

-OM117A 3.0L 5 Cyl Turbo Diesel
-4 Speed Automatic Transmission
-Ice Cold A/C
-Cruise Control
-Power Windows
-Power Door Locks
-Power Antenna
-Fog Lamps
-Automatic Climate Control
-Original Leather Interior
-Power Sunroof
-Original Becker Grand Prix Cassette
The body on the car is in very good condition and was extremely well maintained. The paint on the car is finished in its original color of Arctic White and has a brilliant shine and not a ding to be found. All rock chips were professionally touched up by airbrush. The car has been completely inspected underneath from front to back and is solid as a rock as any well cared for garaged lifelong Arizona car should be. All chrome trim, glass, and rubber seals are in great shape. The car looks as nice as the day it rolled off the Mercedes lot. It just had a full detail done at a cost of over $500 so this car looks spectacular! The car is accented by the original set of correct wheels which were just restored and wrapped in brand new Good Year radials.
The interior is in very nice original condition all around. Its life long garage storage is obvious at close examination of the crack and fade free interior. The dash and door panels are in very nice condition with zero cracks or damage to be noted anywhere. The palomino leather seats are all in very good condition and look almost new, which shows the quality of leather used in this car. All wood grain is in excellent condition with only minor cracking visible around the shifter. The carpets are all very nice are not worn or damaged. The car also has BRAND NEW Mercedes OEM floor mats. All dials and controls function as they should, power windows and antenna also are fully functional. The sound system is also very nice with the original Becker Grand Prix sound system. All lights, gauges switches, and accessories work as they should. The trunk compartment is very clean and does have the original jack, tools, and the spare tire and wheel. This car is all there and in excellent shape with all functions and accessories working as they should.

Mechanically, this SDL runs GREAT! I have owned nearly 20 80's and 90's era Mercedes vehicles, and this one is the creme of the crop! The car starts right up and shifts smooth as silk. The Turbo Diesel engine is much more responsive than the normal version. The Turbocharged OM617.951 was introduced for 1981 and displaced 3.0 L (2,998 cc), using a 90.9 mm � 92.4 mm (3.58 in � 3.64 in) bore and stroke. Power originally was 121 PS (89 kW; 119 hp) @ 4350 rpm, torque 230 N�m (170 lb�ft) @ 2400 rpm. From August 1984 - 125 PS (92 kW; 123 hp) @ 4350 rpm, torque 250 N�m (184 lb�ft) @ 2400 rpm.6 #fn6 Vehicles sold to the North American market had EGR equipment fitted. It is reliable, easy to fix, and parts are readily available. We just did a lot of major work when this came in including resealing and calibrating transmission, rebuilt injector pump, new shocks, new brakes, new A/C compressor, new intake manifold gasket, new master cylinder, and I just installed Brand New Kumho tires on this beauty! The 3.0L Diesel Mercedes workhorse engine was used nearly 30 years, so you know it is just plain reliable. The suspension is very tight and feels solid even at autobahn speeds above 90mph. The car was always regularly serviced and shows it in how flawless the car drives. The car is tight and right as any low mileage car should be with no current mechanical issues.

All in all, this is THE cleanest and lowest mileage SD that I have had the privilege of being associated with. It has been professionally maintained and truly loved by its previous owners. This Mercedes is a fantastic car for the price and includes every option offered in this car. Any further questions please call Jon at 480-703-2337. The car is located in Sunny Tempe, Arizona. Canyon State Classics has been your source of excellent Arizona vehicles on Ebay for over 20 years and has obtained the distinction of an Ebay Top Rated Platinum Seller as well as CarGurus Top Rated dealer three years in a row by keeping 100% POSITIVE feedback with my buyers. Please check my ratings and BUY WITH CONFIDENCE!!

Vehicle Details

  • 1983 Mercedes-Benz 300
  • Listing ID: CC-1595888
  • Price: $24,900
  • Location:Tempe, Arizona
  • Year:1983
  • Make:Mercedes-Benz
  • Model:300
  • Exterior Color:Light Ivory
  • Interior Color:Palomino Leather
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:63646
  • Stock Number:161231195592
  • VIN:WDBCB20A4DB043454

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329 S Rockford Dr #105
Tempe, AZ 85281
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