1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL Auto  Chassis no. WDB1260332A190471

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Lot 2
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL Auto
Registration no. C529 MWE Chassis no. WDB1260332A190471

£ 3,000 - 5,000
US$ 3,900 - 6,500
To be sold without reserve
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL Auto
Registration no. C529 MWE
Chassis no. WDB1260332A190471
*Long wheelbase model
*Needs exterior cosmetics
*Driving well


Odometer Reading: 172000
MOT Expiry: 22/05/2020

Elegant, refined and supremely engineered the W126 S-class, whatever its engine size, makes great sense for someone after a reliable classic backed with great spares support. With 172,000 miles on the clock this long-wheelbase 380 is barely run in and it is MoT-tested until next Spring. The bodywork could benefit from attention, particularly around the headlights and some fresh paint to the sides would improve the appearance. Grey cloth seats are very good but could benefit from a clean, as could the door cards, but the internal trim remains in good order. Reported to be running and driving well this is the basis of an excellent use-and-improve '126' - driven to the sale.

Footnotes

  • Vendor Score Total: 71/100

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    Key for sellers' assessments:
    1/5 POOR. A project vehicle | Requires urgent attention | Damaged | Parts missing
    2/5 AVERAGE. Useable condition | Requires some attention | Light damage
    3/5 GOOD. Drive away | Presents well | Good history file | Drives well
    4/5 VERY GOOD. Well restored | Running and driving with no noticeable faults | Sound throughout
    5/5 EXCELLENT. Concours condition | Beautifully presented | Driving very well

    EXTERIOR TOTAL: 17/25
    Body Work: 2
    Chrome/Plastics/Trim: 3
    Glass: 4
    Paint: 3
    Wheels/Tyres: 5

    INTERIOR TOTAL: 14/20
    Dashboard/Door cards/Carpets: 3
    Headlining: 4
    Seats: 4
    Trim: 3

    ENGINE TOTAL: 16/20
    Mechanical components: 4
    Running: 4
    Starting: 4
    Under Bonnet: 4

    RUNNING GEAR TOTAL: 13/20
    Axles: 4
    Brakes: 3
    Gearbox/Clutch: 4
    Suspension: 2

    ELECTRICAL TOTAL: 8/10
    Ancillary components: 4
    Main components: 4

    Car History File: 3
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL Auto  Chassis no. WDB1260332A190471
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL Auto  Chassis no. WDB1260332A190471
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL Auto  Chassis no. WDB1260332A190471
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL Auto  Chassis no. WDB1260332A190471
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL Auto  Chassis no. WDB1260332A190471
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL Auto  Chassis no. WDB1260332A190471
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL Auto  Chassis no. WDB1260332A190471
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL Auto  Chassis no. WDB1260332A190471
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL Auto  Chassis no. WDB1260332A190471
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL Auto  Chassis no. WDB1260332A190471
1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SEL Auto  Chassis no. WDB1260332A190471
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