1980 Mercedes Benz 300 Series CD Diesel
We proudly offer a rarely seen German classic in 100% unrestored and near new condition. Take one look and it will be obvious that this classic Benz has been babied throughout its life. All original in every respect, this Benz has a mere 89500 miles on the clock. In the world of Mercedes Benz Diesel engines, this car is barely broken in and virtually new. History has recorded many of these cars approaching the one-million mile mark..
She starts, runs and drives like new with no issues. While these are far from race cars, this MB moves along nicely and easily keeps up with all kinds of road traffic and conditions. It is most comfortable at highway speeds for long periods of time where it seems as though it just wants to keep going. The LiL Mercedes That Could.
The 5cylinder diesel engine of this Benz is made to last a lifetime and this one surely will. Exceptionally documented and maintained, the engine purrs quietly and drives beautifully. Brakes and tires are completely road worthy.
The interior is as good as new. It actually still smells new. All gauges are perfectly clear and work as they should. Seats are in near perfect condition with no tares or even a crack. All electronics work great. Climate Control AC blows cold. Power windows and locks work perfectly. Other options include the original Becker radio with 4 speaker stereo with left & right balance and front & rear fader, 3 level power antenna, power sunroof, cruise control, Nothing is needed.
The body of this MB is 100% rust free and in excellent condition. The factory Apricot Orange paint is 100% original and shines nicely. There are paint 2 blemishes to speak of. One small fade on the hood. The second is a small bubble behind the rear window. This was typical of the time period and has not grown or spread in decades. Both blemishes are shown in the photos provided. No other issues exist. In order to keep this MB in its 100% original condition, we made no attempt to fix these blemishes. We believe that this car should be left in its unrestored original condition and the new owner can decide how to proceed. As they say, they are only 100% original once.
Documentation includes original books, original California title & data plate, repair records, both set of original keys and more...