For Sale: 1982 Mercedes-Benz 240D in Aiken, South Carolina

Vehicle Description

This Mercedes 240D is stored at our Aiken, SC location. The inventory shown is 100% owned, maintained, and driven by us here at Car Cave USA. FOR more pictures, information, financing, and to view our unique selection please visit This beautiful Medium Blue Mercedes W123 240D was sold new back in 1982. The predecessor of the E Class, this 4 door is known for being solid and extremely versatile. This Saloon is a pure example of what life was in the 80's to have a simple reliable driver. Shown here in the highly sought after Euro spec. The Mercedes W123 is one of the best vehicles to own for its time and still holds a strong following when it comes to value for enthusiasts. Do not let the current mileage of 178K fool you, as this old noisy gal is just stretching her legs. These cars were built to be driven with the idea simplicity is a prerequisite for reliability. The simple naturally aspirated power plant is proven capable of a million miles with routine maintenance. The OM616 has been a favorite of veggie oil conversions due to the mechanical design and fuel efficiency. The fuel tank capacity of 17.2 gallons will give you an average 25 MPG around town and up to 33 MPG on the open road. Imagine doing a veggie oil conversion and smelling like fresh french fries while rolling in style down the road! You might not be the fastest car on the road, but you will have the best smelling tail pipe. A true pleasure to drive as you glide through the gears of this 4 speed manual. One of the last basic, no-frills high-volume Mercedes ever built. The lack of power options, manual transmission, and naturally aspirated diesel eliminated many of the typical failure points compared to other cars of the era. This car was built to stand the test of time and a long life down the road.A W123 has so much more to offer with a reasonable price point. The 240D is easy to maintain with parts that are inexpensive and easily sourced compared to some of the European counterparts. This sedan is operated with a four-wheel independent suspension that is provides for a smooth yet agile handling. The reputation of the W123 is utterly bomb proof. With a curb weight of 3053lbs you will feel solid and safe driving the distance with up to 5 passengers. The engineers over in Deutschland built one heck of a machine which caused Mercedes to build over 2.6 million W123s. Even with that many of them sold, finding a clean example is getting harder and harder. These cars known drivability kept them in their proper place. On the road racking up miles hence the vast majority have seen many highways, back roads, and autobahns. The next owner of this 240D will have a pleasurable driving machine for many years to come. The model we are presenting for sale has very few options and sometimes less really is more. Inside you get manual windows, a manual sunroof, manual locks, manual seats, and well you get the idea. Factory wheels are equipped with a proper set of 195/70R Michelin tires. The interior shows the factory original Sienna MB - Tex vinyl (black) seats along with matching dashboard and door panels. The dash is presented with a larger instrument panel, central round ventilation outlets, heat/air control panel and a simple single row of control switches in the center. Recent maintenance includes injectors, glow plugs, and glow plug relay. The undercarriage presents extremely well for the age with ownership history and the majority early age of miles completed in California. Engine Type - OM616 2.4L- Liter inline four Fuel - DieselFull System - Injection Pump BoschEngine size 146.4 cu-inNumber of Valves - 8Compression Ratio - 21.0Maximum Power Output - 71HP @ 4400 rpmMaximum torque - 101 lb-ft @2400 rpmDrivetrain - RWDTransmission - 4 speed Manual Seats - 5

Vehicle Details

  • 1982 Mercedes-Benz 240D
  • Listing ID: CC-1619994
  • Price: $9,980
  • Location:Aiken, South Carolina
  • Year:1982
  • Make:Mercedes-Benz
  • Model:240D
  • Exterior Color:Medium Blue
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:178286
  • Stock Number:302988
  • VIN:WDB12312010302988
Listed By:
Car Cave USA
1120 Edgefield Hwy
Aiken, SC 29801

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