<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886

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Lot 15
1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon

Sold for US$ 21,280 inc. premium
1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon
VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735

Engine no. 61795212041886

2,998cc Turbo-Diesel Inline 5-Cyilnder Engine
Bosch Diesel Injection
125bhp at 4,350rpm
4-Speed Automatic Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes

*Fabulous example of the iconic W123
*Massive collection of receipts on file
*Complete with tool roll, jack and spare
*Desirable Turbo Diesel Station Wagon Model


THE MERCEDES-BENZ W123

One of nine medium-sized saloons sharing the new W123 body design, the 300D was premiered at the 1975 Geneva Salon, with the estate-bodied 300TD version arriving two years later at the Frankfurt Auto Show. These stylish newcomers incorporated many technological advances, particularly in the method of body construction, which made for a much stronger, crush-resistant 'shell, while heating, ventilation, and dashboard instrumentation all benefited from improvements. Mercedes-Benz had pioneered the use of diesel engines in passenger cars and the new 300D/TD used the new five-cylinder OM617 unit. A succession of oil price increases had begun to focus buyers' attention on economy rather than solely on performance, and these altered priorities were reflected in the success of these new diesel-engined models.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This exceptional example of the iconic and rugged W123 Turbo Diesel Station Wagon was the recipient of a comprehensive restoration carried out between 2015 and 2018. The car is presented in period-correct China Blue over Cream Leather (455) and has been kept in in a climate-controlled garage since the restoration. Completed in December of 1982, with a shipment date of 12/23/1982 wearing Deep Blue paint over Java MB-Tex upholstery, the new 300TD came 'fully loaded' off the factory floor.

The new 300TD was delivered to Mercedes-Benz of Oklahoma City, OK in January 1983, but would quickly make its way to the Houston, Texas area – where it has remained ever since, cherished by long-term owners. Its most recent caretaker acquired the 300TD in 2012 and would later commission a thorough restoration. The work was performed included a complete glass, interior and engine-out repaint to period-correct China Blue. A full interior retrim by Pablo's Auto Upholstery (costing $14,900) was carried out, and Star Motor serviced the mechanical components. A new 'Vintage Air' by Custom Car Cool in Houston air conditioning system was fitted to keep the occupants cool. The work carried out totaled over $31,000, and receipts and invoices can be found in the history file. The 300TD retains its original matching numbers engine and transmission, and is complete with tool roll, jack and spare. This spectacularly well-restored 300TD Station Wagon presents beautifully throughout, and a finer example might not be available anywhere.
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<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
<b>1983 Mercedes-Benz 300TD Station Wagon</b><br />VIN. WDBAB93A7DN014735<br />Engine no. 61795212041886
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