<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815

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Lot 80
1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E

Sold for US$ 100,800 inc. premium
1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E
VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815

4,973cc DOHC V-8 Engine
Electronic port fuel injection
315bhp at 5,700rpm
4-Speed Automatic Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes

*From the Collection of Walter & Emily Mead
*One owner from new
*Fewer than 14,980 original miles
*Incredibly preserved example
*Unique Mercedes-Benz co-developed and built by Porsche


THE MERCEDES-BENZ 500E

First shown at the Paris Salon in 1990, the Mercedes-Benz's 500E sports saloon had been developed with assistance from Porsche. Indeed, it was hand built at Porsche's Zuffenhausen factory, and in recent years an example of the E500 Limited version has been on display in the new Porsche Museum in Zuffenhausen.

The production process involved each and every 500E being transported back and forth between the Mercedes plant and Porsche's Rossle-Bau factory in Zuffenhausen; each car taking a full eighteen days to complete. Despite possessing all the luxury accoutrements associated with a range-topping Mercedes-Benz, the 500E was lighter than the 500 SL sports car. Powered by the latter's 5.0-liter, 32-valve, 326bhp V8 engine, the 500E delivered shattering performance, reaching 100km/h (62mph) in 6.1 seconds and topping out at around 260km/h (162mph).

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This ultimate 90s Q-ship was purchased brand new in 1993 by the Mead family and has remained in their collection ever since. Following their Porsche regime, the Meads flew to Stuttgart to take delivery of their new super sedan. After being sent to the States, the car made its way to New Mexico where it was first registered on August 25, 1993. The car would make its way to Florida for a period, before returning to New Mexico where is has been kept for the majority of its life. Today, at the time of cataloging with an odometer reading of 14,974 miles, the car is in pristine condition. The Anthracite Grey Metallic paint and grey leather interior are both in incredibly well-preserved condition. To ensure that the mechanics were equally as pristine, in July 2018, the car was sent to a Mercedes-Benz specialist where it received a complete service. The car is sold with its service receipts, original manuals, first aid kit, and documents pertaining to the factory delivery. Appealing to both Mercedes-Benz and Porsche enthusiasts, the 500E is a rising star, with this particular example shining brightest.
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<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
<b>1993 Mercedes-Benz 500E</b><br />VIN. WDBEA36E4PB949815
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