1977 Mercedes-Benz 230 Automatic  Chassis no.

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Lot 67
1977 Mercedes-Benz 230 Automatic
Registration no. FSY 781 Chassis no.

£ 13,000 - 21,000
US$ 18,000 - 29,000
1977 Mercedes-Benz 230 Automatic
Registration no. FSY 781
Chassis no.
*One family/two lady owners from new
*Comprehensive history file
*Desirable specification

Odometer Reading: 38641
MOT Expiry: 08/06/2020

The W123 model has proved to be one of Mercedes-Benz' most popular classic models, coming in a variety of body designs and a n almost bewildering choice of engines. The 230 was one rung up from the range-introduction 200 and was sold on its high quality rather than generous equipment levels. This one family, two-lady owners, 38,000-miles-from-new example was ordered in the less commonly-seen Topaz Brown, and specified with electric sunroof, and even a passenger door mirror, which was not part of the standard equipment. A car alarm and air conditioning were also fitted at a later date as well as having a conversion completed to run on lead free petrol. This historic vehicle comes complete with personalised number plate FSY 781 and is offered in all-round very good order. A real time warp example that you don't see often today. Ziebarted when new it is said to be a superb example and surely one of the best coming to a classic auction this year. An opportunity not to be missed.


  • Vendor Score Total: 94/100

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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

    Body Work: 4
    Chrome/Plastics/Trim: 4
    Glass: 4
    Paint: 4
    Wheels/Tyres: 5

    Dashboard/Door cards/Carpets: 5
    Headlining: 5
    Seats: 5
    Trim: 5

    ENGINE TOTAL: 19/20
    Mechanical components: 5
    Running: 5
    Starting: 5
    Under Bonnet: 4

    Axles: 5
    Brakes: 5
    Gearbox/Clutch: 5
    Suspension: 5

    Ancillary components: 4
    Main components: 5

    Car History File: 5
1977 Mercedes-Benz 230 Automatic  Chassis no.
1977 Mercedes-Benz 230 Automatic  Chassis no.
1977 Mercedes-Benz 230 Automatic  Chassis no.
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