Mercedes-Benz W140 300SE

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A sophisticated Mercedes-Benz W140 300SE S-Class with only 54,685 miles.

EQUIPMENT
All-steel safety monocoque body, smooth-surfaced side mouldings, side member cover panels, electric steel sliding sunroof, double-glazed side windows, panoramic wipers with heated screen wash system, road-speed dependant intermittent wiper speeds, electrically adjustable and electrically folding door mirrors, extended central locking with automatic window closing, Parktronic guide rods, airbags for driver and front passenger, parameter steering, electrically adjustable steering column, five-stage electrically adjustable lumbar support to front seats, automatically retractable boot lid handle, exit lights, first aid kit, chromed rimmed brushed aluminium tread plates. Factory Options; Metallic paint, automatic dual front climate control, Tempomat cruise control. Dealer Accessories; Tow bar with detachable ball neck, Mercedes-Benz over mats.

EXTERIOR
This opulent flagship model S-Class Saloon is finished in beautiful factory optional Pearl Blue Metallic, (Code 348), over Andor Blue lower cladding, (Code 5301). The exceptional paintwork boasts a stunning high polished shine and uniform finish and all factory panels are pin straight and damage free. The beautifully finished trim sections and detailing are immaculate including the iconic three-pointed star bonnet ornament which depicts the makers inspiration to make engines to dominate land, sea and air, (the three points). Close scrutiny reveals nothing other than a few touched in markings, the rear screen has some minor delamination to the lower edges and one chrome door strip has a small ding. Innovative features include the Parktronic guide rods and the automatically retractable boot lid handle which ensures it is always spotlessly clean to avoid dirtying of fingers! Furthermore, the W140 series was the first car in the world to feature as standard double glazed side windows! This low mileage and pampered example will delight the enthusiast seeking unspoilt Mercedes-Benz excellence.

INTERIOR
The pristine interior of this luxury Mercedes-Benz is simply wonderful. Trimmed in original rare Grey Cloth, (Code 068), the upholstery to the seats and door trim is in remarkable condition with no visible markings or wear whatsoever. The headlining is spotless and fully intact and the carpets have been protected from new by genuine Mercedes-Benz over mats. The beautifully made fascia and switchgear is perfect and absolutely all interior equipment functions precisely as it should including the air-conditioned climate control. The first aid kit housed in the rear shelf compartment is untouched and even the Mercedes S-Class cassette titled, ‘Some useful and interesting information’ is present. Immensely comfortable and showcasing the highest quality Mercedes-Benz finish.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The 3199cc 6-cylinder engine 24-valve engine produces 228bhp and 310Nm rated torque to achieve a top speed of 140mph and 0-60mph in 8.9 seconds. The engine bay is immaculate in presentation and displays all factory plates, labels and stickers. The four-speed automatic transmission is perfect in operation and features Sport and Economy modes.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
Original steel disc wheels with immaculate chromed rimmed covers look superb and all tyres are premium brand Vredstein 235/60 ZR16 that have covered approximately 7,000 miles with plenty of remaining tread. The original Pirelli P6000 spare tyre is located in the immaculate luggage area alongside the full toolkit, wheel changing apparatus and warning triangle.

HISTORY FILE
Registered new on the 1st August 1993 by Mercedes-Benz Main Dealer, John Tallis (Bath) Ltd, this iconic W140 S-Class has covered just 54,685 verified miles from new with substantial supporting service history. A full complement of handbooks, including the stamped service book with factory build card, are contained within the leather A5 folder along with both sets of keys. The comprehensive history box file dating back to the original PDI checklist holds a large collection of Mercedes-Benz Main Dealer and marque specialist service and maintenance invoices to leave in no doubt this has been a cherished example, and the superb condition and performance of the car reflects this. There is also a comprehensive maintenance log and the most recent service was carried out by a renowned Mercedes-Benz specialist at 52,929 miles. In the history file there is a copy of Mercedes Enthusiast magazine from March 2011 which features this exact car in an article to celebrate 20 years of the W140 Series and a new car sales brochure. Costing nearly £50,000 new, this luxury saloon represents tremendous value currently.

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Mercedes-Benz 200 W123

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A stunning W123 Mercedes-Benz 200 with only 34,486 miles from new.

EQUIPMENT
Electro-phoretically dip-primed body, side rubber strip inserts, child proof locks, laminated windscreen, headlight adjustment, halogen fog lamps in the headlamps, quartz crystal clock, oil pressure gauge, water temperature gauge, brake pad wear indicator light, hazard warning lights, daily mileage recorder, lights-on buzzer, variable instrument lighting, boot light, illuminated ashtray, three-speed wipers, padded steering wheel, absorber steering column, height adjustable drivers seat, dual-zone heating control, fresh air eyeball vents, multi-stage booster fan, hat shelf with integrated first aid kit, rear seat-belts, grab handles, padded sunvisor with vanity mirror, clothes hook, padded armrests, rear centre armrest, warning triangle.

EXTERIOR
Synonymous with the pinnacle era of legendary Mercedes-Benz build quality, the craftsmanship displayed with this W123 200 is demonstrated throughout. Finished in Orient Red, (Code 501H), the paintwork is uniform throughout and boasts a stunning glossy finish. All beautifully made trim sections, high quality chrome and lights are preserved and bright. The rubber inserts to doors and bumpers are undamaged with no cuts and there is a small blemish to the bonnet corner. Having covered just 34,486 miles from new and garage stored, this iconic W123 is sure to appeal to many classic car enthusiasts.

INTERIOR
Plenty of space to seat five people in complete comfort the anatomically contoured seats upholstered in original Cream Fabric with Leather bolsters provide relaxation to make motoring a pleasure. A complete view of all four corners thanks to a large glass area and high seating position enables complete confidence in all driving conditions. The deep pile carpets are pristine having been protected by genuine Mercedes rubber floor mats front and rear and the headlining and all interior trim sections are beautifully preserved. The manual window winders are marked slightly and there is a nick to the drivers outer bolster. The fascia is perfect and all the gauges, controls and electrics operate exactly as they should including the stereo radio cassette. The boot area has the factory supplied warning triangle and again is spotless. The ultimate in common sense.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The sturdy and reliable 2.0 litre four-cylinder Mercedes engine was the choice for high mileage users with low running costs and extended service intervals, fortunately this is not the case with this example having covered just 34,486 miles! 94bhp is quoted and is delivered in a flexible smooth manor up to a top speed of 99mph. The engine bay is entirely standard with factory stickers, plates and panel stampings preserved and showing some natural aging. Even the delicate and usually perished rocker cover label and radiator cowling stickers remain intact! The baulk-ring synchromesh four-speed gearbox with self-adjusting diaphragm spring clutch is light and positive.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The beautiful classic colour coded 12-hole metal/chrome hubcaps are stunning with a few markings and shod in premium matching Continental 175/70 R14 tyres with ample tread. The spare wheel remains shod in the factory Michelin item which is stored alongside the original jack. Dual-circuit power-assisted brakes feature discs all round and perform very well.

HISTORY FILE
A fascinating history. Registered on the 2nd October 1980 and fanatically owned by Francis Rossiter Derwant Ucha from 1985 until 2015. With two scholarships and graduating at the Faculty of Engineering at Liverpool University in 1947, Mr Ucha was conscripted for two years National Service in The Corps of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) providing engineering support and responsibility for maintaining and repairing the Army’s vehicles. With this background and passion, no one was allowed to touch his pride and joy with upkeep exclusively his responsibility. In March 1991 Mr Ucha booked his vehicle into Drayton Mercedes-Benz main dealers for an inspection where they conclude with a speedo reading of 24,250 and on letter headed paper by the Director and General Manager, Chris Hughes that, ‘the vehicle was in as new condition’. The car moved with him for 30 years with various professional job roles and only used in perfect dry conditions for Sunday best and strictly garaged at all other times. This history is recalled in a six page hand written letter when the car was sold to the next custodian, Mr Terry Lacey.

Two original Mercedes keys are present along with a sales brochure and complement a file of historic MOT certificates, invoices, Mercedes-Benz Club literature and Agreed Valuation Certificates with the last in 2017 when the car was valued at £9000. A six-digit private registration plate remains on the car. A fabulous example.

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Mercedes-Benz 420SL R107

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A multiple MB Club Concours d’Elegance winning Mercedes-Benz 420SL R107

EQUIPMENT
Light-alloy bonnet, easy-closing doors, broad polycarbonate front air dam, detachable colour coded hard top, retractable soft top, impact zones, anti-burst locks, strengthened windscreen pillars, headlamp wash/wipe, parking lamps, individually adjusted temperature zones, heated door mirrors, fire extinguisher, toolkit, power assisted steering. Factory fitted options; MB Tex trim. Dealer options; Mercedes tailored overmats X2, wind deflector, rear speakers.

EXTERIOR
The product of a healthy obsession by the previous owner of over ten years, whose aim was to source an excellent well maintained R107 420SL, and embark on creating a nationally recognised award winner. Finished in the original colour of Signal Red, (Code 568), the paint finish is worthy of its high-profile trophy winning credentials and is virtually flawless. All panels are pin straight with no damage whatsoever, and the underside and wheel apertures have also received concours treatment being fully detailed with every nut, bolt and clip not only polished to perfection but retaining Mercedes-Benz parts only. The factory fitted Black hood and side and rear hood windows are perfect, as is the original colour coded hard top. Created to successfully win the notoriously strict MB Club Concours d’Elegance, to the extent where the car was once marked down a point due to a rainwater droplet sat on the slam panel. It is difficult to convey just how outstanding this car is.

INTERIOR
Upholstered in factory optional Black MB Leather, (Code 171), the seats are in perfect condition with no cosmetic wear and all foam and seat structure remains firm. The deep pile carpets are pristine having been protected by two seats of genuine Mercedes over mats. The fascia is perfect and all the gauges, controls and electrics operate exactly as they should and the gauge needles bright vibrant orange. Concours condition is met with concours accuracy with the 1986 dated fire extinguisher as well as the optional Becker 754 radio/cassette, fitted only to 1986/7 cars, in full working order along with the correct Hirschmann electric antenna. The boot area has the correct factory supplied toolkit as well as the original warning triangle in the plastic sheath. Originality seekers will further note the rear light clusters complete with delicate manufacturer stickers still attached. A showroom perfect interior.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The penultimate model in the R107 range is the powerful 420SL V8 with a power output quoted in the manufacturer literature of 218bhp and 330Nm of torque, enough to propel this performance machine to a maximum speed of 133mph whilst 0-60 is achieved in 9.0 seconds. The engine bay is pristine down to every nut, bolt and clip and displays an astonishing attention to detail, with every manufacturer sticker, plate and panel stamping and PDI marking intact and exactly correct. A genuine Mercedes battery is fitted and there are even the plastic numbered HT lead clips still fitted, long lost on most examples. The four-speed automatic transmission is flawless in operation. This car does not just look incredible, the driving experience is second to none with important precautionary work undertaken to include the timing chain, tensioners, water pump, oil pump, sprockets and more.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The stylish 15-hole light alloy wheels, as fitted to later models, are immaculate and five quality matching branded Michelin 205/65 R15 tyres have masses of tread, the spare wheel still having changing guide tag attached! The wheel weights are fitted externally as per factory. Another feature of this later model 420SL is the Anti-lock Braking System fitted as standard.

HISTORY FILE
This exceptional 420SL is one of the final facelift cars introduced in 1986 and was first registered on 11th June 1986 by Mercedes Main Dealer, Bradshaw Webb of Chelsea. The history file is quite simply breath-taking with the original service book containing 28 stamped entries along with the full book pack in the plastic wallet as well as all dealership literature and both genuine Mercedes roof prongs neatly stored in the pouch holder.

In 2008 the car was purchased by Mr John Boggis who was the R107 Model Register Captain of The Official Mercedes-Benz Club for seven years, only recently retiring in 2019. Both John and his 420SL are incredibly well regarded in club circles, the car having amassed an impressive collection of concours winning awards, trophies and best in show winners. John has created a colossal history folder of detailed recorded works that is split into chronological order for each year of his ownership. Perusal of such would take hours with literally hundreds of Mercedes main dealer receipts for genuine parts purchased, even down to nuts, bolts, clips, rubbers and washers. The total spend is an eye watering figure and has clearly been done for none other than the love of the car and a desire to create something as perfect as possible. Only cars that achieve the grade on condition, accuracy, history and attention to detail manage to compete successfully in the MB Club Concours d’Elegance, and the cabinet filling collection of awards and trophies speak for themselves, all included. When John learnt the car could be made available his involvement was yet again paramount and KGF Classic Cars are excited to be given the opportunity to offer this unrepeatable example to the next lucky custodian.

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Mercedes-Benz E320 Elegance

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An astonishing Mercedes-Benz E320 Elegance W210 with just 10,534 miles.

EQUIPMENT
Elegance Package, front occupant airbags, side airbags, passenger safety cell, heat insulating glass, comfort seat belts, automatic air conditioning, heated screen wash system, electric adjust rear headrests, Speedtronic cruise control, multi-function steering wheel, electric heated and folding mirrors, outside temperature gauge, service interval display, illuminated vanity mirrors, warning triangle, tool roll. Factory Options; Electric driver’s seat and steering column with memory, heated front seats, 5 hole design alloys, Electronic Stability Programme (ESP), Blaupunkt Washington radio cassette.

EXTERIOR
This sublime Mercedes E320 Elegance is finished in opulent Azurite Blue Metallic, (Code 366). The stunning paintwork simply gleams with a bright gloss shine and superb finish to really enhance the attractive design of this executive saloon. The beautifully made trim sections, glass, lights and badges are all pristine and the striking front grille and prominent Mercedes-Benz three-pointed star remind you of the makers legacy. Truly representative of the one family owner, garaged and cossetted example having covered just 10,534 miles from new, this example is most certainly one of the best.

INTERIOR
Luxury, comfort and space in abundance, a cabin to overwhelm and delight! Trimmed in sumptuous Grey Leather, (Code 208), this was a £1,900.76 factory option and still presents as new today commensurate with the ultra-low mileage covered. The ergonomically designed seats have full electric memory and heated functions. All Burr Walnut cappings and trim sections are pristine, as is the carpeting having been protected by expensive Mercedes carpet mats from new. All functions and controls operate exactly as they should including the LCD display for the trip computer, clock and outside temperature which often fails. The cost optional Blaupunkt Washington stereo is a desirable feature. Inside the immaculate boot area is the original warning triangle, complete tool roll, jack and unopened first aid kit. The factory build sheet and the dealer supplied rear screen sticker remain. Impeccable Mercedes-Benz build quality and suitable for the most discerning collector.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The six-cylinder Mercedes V-engine of 3199cc displacement produces 225bhp enough to achieve a top speed of 148mph and 0-62mph in just 7.7 seconds, impressive for a large executive machine. The exceptionally clean engine bay remains exactly as Mercedes Benz intended and displays factory plates, stickers and panel stampings. A real showpiece. The 5-speed automatic transmission with Speedtronic cruise control offers effortless cruising capabilities.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
Factory cost-optional 5 hole design alloys where specified as the owner believed they would be easier to clean than the standard 10 hole design! A few minuscule aging imperfections are barely worthy of a mention. Factory fitted Michelin Pilot 215/55 R16 tyres are fitted all round, including the unused spare which has the coloured banding still visible. The anti-lock braking system with Brake Assist (BAS) offers hugely positive stopping power to install complete peace of mind.

HISTORY FILE
Rarely does such an opportunity become available to buy a Mercedes-Benz W210 with just over 10,000 miles! First registered on the 1st August 1998 to C&T Licata & Son whereby on Mr Licata’s retirement the car transferred to him personally in November 2000. Mr Licata has been the only driver of this pristine example. Purchased from Mercedes-Benz main dealers, Cruickshank Motors Ltd, who serviced the car until 2005 and 6,625 miles before independent specialists maintained the car. A total of nine services are recorded, the last being in January 2021. The Mercedes-Benz A5 document wallet holds the service book with factory build card and nice keep items such as the Mercedes pen and note pad are included. An unopened Mercedes A5 envelope containing Supplementary Customer Literature remains a mystery and entirely at the new owners discretion to peal open! Dealer branded items such as the tax disc holder and key fob are also present along with two remote keys. This car really is the iconic, executive luxury vehicle rarely found in such amazing order and deserving of another appreciative home.

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Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Elegance

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A sublime Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Elegance with two owners and 42,686 miles.

EQUIPMENT
Elegance Package, Electronic Stability Programme (ESP), ABS with brake assist (BAS), front occupant airbags, front sidebags, passenger safety cell, heat insulating glass, automatic air conditioning, exit lights, heated screen wash system, electric adjust rear headrests, Speedtronic cruise control, speed limiter, warning triangle, tool roll. Factory options; Leather upholstery, metallic paint.

EXTERIOR
This well-appointed and desirable CLK320 Elegance is finished in opulent Titanite Red Metallic, (Code 567). Strictly garaged from new by two enthusiast owners, the stunning paintwork simply gleams with a deep gloss shine and lustrous finish to really enhance the graceful lines of this genuine four seat tourer. Only the tiniest blemishes can be seen upon close inspection namely very light stone chips to the front and a few marks to the boot lid. The beautifully made trim sections, glass lights and badges are pristine. An exterior showcasing pampered ownership and minimal usage to truly set this example well above the normal offerings. Typical Mercedes Benz indulgence.

INTERIOR
Luxury in abundance, a cabin space to overwhelm and delight! Trimmed in beautiful factory optional Quartz Leather, (Code 215), the upholstery is spotlessly clean and virtually flawless. The ergonomically designed seats are beautifully preserved and supremely comfortable. All burr walnut cappings and other leather trim sections are pristine, as is the Orion Grey headlining. Incredibly, the factory plastic coverings have been left on the door sills to preserve them in perfect order, cementing the fact that this car was the owners’ true pride and joy. The functions and controls operate exactly as they should including the LCD display for the trip computer, clock and outside temperature which often fails. The separate LCD display for the gear shift indicator has some failed pixels. Inside the immaculate boot area is the original warning triangle, tool roll, jack and unopened first aid kit, and even factory build stickers, PDI marker sign offs and the dealer supplied circular wheel changing card have been preserved! Impeccable comfort to all occupants with Mercedes-Benz build quality assured.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The Mercedes V-engine of 3199cc displacement produces 218bhp at 5700rpm and 310Nm torque at 4600rpm to achieve a top speed of 146mph and 0-62 in 8.3 seconds. The smooth power delivery is this engines strength. The exceptionally clean engine bay remains exactly as Mercedes Benz intended and displays factory plates, stickers and panel stampings that would amaze onlookers when the bonnet is lifted. The 5-speed automatic transmission with Speedtronic cruise control adapts to your driving manner to offer a superb and relaxed driving experience.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
Factory standard 16” five spoke style ‘B’ alloys wheels are in excellent order having been refurbished and five matching Pirelli P6000 205/55 R16 tyres have ample tread remaining. The anti-lock braking system with Brake Assist (BAS) offers absolute stopping power to install complete peace of mind.

HISTORY FILE
First registered on 17th April 2000 by Mercedes-Benz of Reading, this example has covered just 42,686 miles with two owners from new. Mr Clifford Meredith purchased the car upon retirement and was the sole keeper for over 19 years until it was acquired by KGF Classic Cars and sold to a Mercedes enthusiast, Mr Thomson. The mileage at point of sale was 39,686 miles and fully documented in the history file with every MOT certificate, every year without fail from the first in 2003. The original service booklet contains the factory build card and option codes and servicing has been carried out in accordance to the Mercedes Benz variable service schedule. There are nine stamped entries in the service book with the last at 41,881 miles in August 2020. All handbooks, radio guides and dealer literature remain in the A5 wallet along with two sets of remote keys plus the master key blade. KGF Classic Cars are privileged to have sourced the car direct from the original owner and found Mr and Mrs Meredith’s love for this car truly heart-warming. We were delighted to have been offered the car again by the second owner and look forward to meeting the lucky third custodian!

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Mercedes-Benz W124 E220 Cabriolet

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A splendid Mercedes-Benz W124 E220 Cabriolet with only 48,443 miles.

EQUIPMENT
All steel monocoque body, torsionally resistant safety cell, impact-absorbing front and rear sections, electro-hydraulic roof operation, roll over protection, wind deflector, tinted safety glass, laminated windscreen, power steering, heated twin washer nozzles, panoramic windscreen wiper, pneumatic headlamp range adjust, parking lights, driver and front passenger airbags, electric seatbelt feeders, fine wood veneer cappings, electric seats, electrically adjustable heated door mirrors, closing system with infrared remote control. Factory options; Front seat heaters, front central armrest.

EXTERIOR
The distinctive lines of the W124 Mercedes-Benz Cabriolet are instantly recognisable and this E220 Cabriolet is a fantastic testament to this design cult classic. Finished in iconic Brilliant Silver, (Code 744), the car gleams and is free from the usual rust issues synonymous with most examples, thanks to being garage stored, having low miles and just two doting owners. The original fully insulated electro-hydraulic roof is seamless in operation with virtually no markings and all glass and lenses are factory fitment. The Bosch headlamps are free from stone chips and the front bumper and drivers door handle area has a couple of touch-ins. The wheel arch apertures are extremely clean along with the door shuts. The supplying Mercedes-Benz branded dealer number plate holders remain fitted. Immensely good and already established as a desirable, fashionable and collectable model.

INTERIOR
Luxury and opulence in abundance, a cabin space that was, and in many ways still is, ahead of its time. Features such as electrically adjustable head restraint height to compliment the electric front seats as well as the automatic seat belt feeders hint towards the ‘over engineering’ of the Mercedes-Benz W124. The contoured seats trimmed in sumptuous Black Leather, (Code 261), are ergonomically designed for optimum comfort with lateral support and seat-suspension designed to harmonise with the vehicles actual suspension. The fine wood veneer has a deep rich finish and the needles to the dials are bright orange thanks to being garage stored. The carpets have been protected from new by genuine Mercedes velour mats. The wind deflector and first aid kit are both present in the clean boot area and a replacement Sony head unit was fitted by Mercedes-Benz Gillingham in 2006. Outstanding Mercedes-Benz craftsmanship.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Fitted with the reliable and efficient four cylinder 16v unit of 2199cc displacement, the engine produces 150bhp at 5500rpm and 210Nm of torque at 4000rpm. A top speed of 128mph and 0-62 in 12.0 seconds is achieved effortlessly in this well maintained example. The engine bay is very clean with all correct manufacturer labels, tags and stickers still attached along with the under bonnet sound deadening. The four speed automatic transmission operates exactly as the manufacturer intended with smooth changes and positive kick down. Sheer motoring indulgence.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The classic eight-hole Mercedes alloy wheels were refurbished in 2007 and remain in excellent condition shod in premium matching Goodyear 195/65 R15 tyres with ample even tread. The boot area houses an unused spare wheel alongside an unopened original toolkit roll, jack, and warning triangle. Dual-circuit servo braking system with vacuum booster and anti-lock assistance (ABS) offers excellent straight line stopping power.

HISTORY FILE
Supplied new by Medway Mercedes-Benz Passenger Car Dealer on the 7th July 1997 this prime example has only had two owners from new. Mrs W A Poulter paid the princely sum of £42,950 and remained the owner nearly 22 years until April 2019 when the car was purchased by a Mercedes collector, Mr G Knight. The history file contains every MOT from the first in 2000 to the current, helping to track the minimal 48,443 miles covered every year. A bundle of invoices from Mercedes main dealers and independent specialists in a box file shows the service work carried out with the last service at 47,262 miles. All handbooks, owners manuals and spare keys are included. Representing a fabulous low owner, low mileage W124 Series Cabriolet, this example is sure to please a Mercedes enthusiast.

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Mercedes-Benz W124 E220 Cabriolet

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An exceptional Mercedes-Benz W124 E220 Cabriolet with only 16,510 miles.

EQUIPMENT
All steel monocoque body, torsionally resistant safety cell, impact-absorbing front and rear sections, electro-hydraulic roof operation, roll over protection, wind deflector, tinted safety glass, laminated windscreen, power steering, heated twin washer nozzles, panoramic windscreen wiper, pneumatic headlamp range adjust, parking lights, driver and front passenger airbags, electric seatbelt feeders, fine wood veneer cappings, electric seats, electrically adjustable heated door mirrors. Factory options; Front seat heaters, luxury automatic climate control, front central armrest.

EXTERIOR
The distinctive lines of the W124 Mercedes-Benz Cabriolet are instantly recognisable and this E220 Cabriolet is a fantastic testament to this design cult classic. Finished in desirable and optional Black Pearl (Blue-Black Code 199), the car gleams and is free from the usual rust issues synonymous with most examples, thanks to pampered low ownership and strict garage storage. The original fully insulated electro-hydraulic roof is seamless in operation with a few markings and all glass and lenses are factory fitment. The drivers rear light lens has a tiny fracture, barely noticeable and all other trim remains in excellent condition. The wheel arch apertures are spotlessly clean and a stainless exhaust is fitted for longevity. Without doubt, a prime example and suitable for the Mercedes connoisseur.

INTERIOR
Luxury and opulence in abundance, a cabin space that was, and in many ways still is, ahead of its time. Features such as electrically adjustable head restraint height to compliment the electric front seats as well as the automatic seat belt feeders hint towards the ‘over engineering’ of the Mercedes-Benz W124. The contoured seats trimmed in immaculate Mushroom Leather, (Code 265), are ergonomically designed for optimum comfort with lateral support and seat-suspension designed to harmonise with the vehicles actual suspension. The fine wood veneer has a deep rich finish and the needles to the dials are bright orange thanks to indoor storage. The wind deflector and first aid kit are both present in the clean boot area and a modern Sony head unit with a black crystal front to harmonise with the interior is fitted. Outstanding Mercedes Benz craftsmanship.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Fitted with the Mercedes four cylinder 16v unit of 2199cc displacement, the engine produces 150bhp at 5500rpm and 210Nm of torque at 4000rpm. A top speed of 128mph and 0-62 in 12.0 seconds is achieved effortlessly in this exceptionally well maintained example. For those enjoying the show scene, the engine bay is pristine with all correct manufacturer labels, tags and stickers still attached. The four speed automatic transmission operates exactly as the manufacturer intended with smooth changes and positive kick down. Sheer motoring indulgence.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The classic eight-hole Mercedes alloy wheels are immaculate and shod in premium matching Michelin Energy 195/65 R15 tyres with ample even tread. The boot area houses the spare wheel alongside the original toolkit roll, jack, and warning triangle. Dual-circuit servo braking system with vacuum booster and anti-lock assistance (ABS) offers excellent straight line stopping power.

HISTORY FILE
A beautifully presented history file awaits a new owner. Supplied new on 17th August 1994 to a Mr Wogman with the elite number plate ‘SW9’ it remained part of his prestigious fleet until being sold to Mr Sofroniou in May 1998 with just 798 miles. With one subsequent owner since, the history file contains virtually all MOT certificates, SORN notices and a comprehensive file of invoices from Mercedes-Benz Main Dealers and Specialists. The last service was carried out by Mercedes-Benz of Gatwick at 15,359 miles. A Used Vehicle invoice in the history file records a sale in 2015 for £24,200 with few miles covered since. Representing one of the lowest mileage best remaining iconic W124 series Cabriolets left, this car is deserving of an avid enthusiast.

Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Elegance

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A sublime Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Elegance with one owner and 39,697 miles.

EQUIPMENT
Elegance Package, Electronic Stability Programme (ESP), ABS with brake assist (BAS), front occupant airbags, front sidebags, passenger safety cell, heat insulating glass, automatic air conditioning, exit lights, heated screen wash system, electric adjust rear headrests, Speedtronic cruise control, speed limiter, warning triangle, tool roll. Factory options; Leather upholstery, metallic paint.

EXTERIOR
This well-appointed and desirable CLK320 Elegance is finished in glorious Titanite Red Metallic, (Code 567). Strictly garaged from new by the one and only owner, the stunning paintwork simply gleams with a deep gloss shine and impeccable finish to really enhance the graceful lines of this genuine four seat tourer. Only the tiniest blemishes can be seen upon close inspection namely very light stone chips to the front and one mark to the bootlid, utterly insignificant. The beautifully made trim sections, glass lights and badges are pristine. An exterior showcasing enthusiast ownership and minimal usage to truly set this example well above the normal offerings. Typical Mercedes Benz indulgence.

INTERIOR
Luxury and opulence in abundance, a cabin space to overwhelm and delight! Trimmed in beautiful factory optional Quartz Leather, (Code 215), the upholstery is spotlessly clean and virtually flawless. The ergonomically designed seats are beautifully preserved and supremely comfortable. All burr walnut cappings and other leather trim sections are pristine, as is the Orion Grey headlining. Incredibly, the factory plastic coverings have been left on the door sills to preserve them in perfect order, cementing the fact that this car was owners’ true pride and joy. The functions and controls operate exactly as they should including the LCD display for the trip computer, clock and outside temperature which often fails. The separate LCD display for the gear shift indicator has some failed pixels. Inside the immaculate boot area is the original warning triangle, tool roll, jack and unopened first aid kit, and even factory build stickers, PDI marker sign offs and the dealer supplied circular wheel changing card have been preserved! Impeccable comfort to all occupants with Mercedes-Benz build quality assured.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The Mercedes V-engine of 3199cc displacement produces 218bhp at 5700rpm and 310Nm torque at 4600rpm to achieve a top speed of 146mph and 0-62 in 8.3 seconds. The smooth power delivery is this engines strength. The exceptionally clean engine bay remains exactly as Mercedes Benz intended and displays factory plates, stickers and panel stampings that would amaze onlookers when the bonnet is lifted. The 5-speed automatic transmission with Speedtronic cruise control adapts to your driving manner to offer a superb and relaxed driving experience.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
Factory standard 16” five spoke style ‘B’ alloys wheels are in excellent order having been refurbished and five matching Pirelli P6000 205/55 R16 tyres have ample tread remaining. The anti-lock braking system with Brake Assist (BAS) offers absolute stopping power to install complete peace of mind.

HISTORY FILE
First registered on 17th April 2000 by Mercedes-Benz of Reading, this example has covered just 39,697 miles with one owner from new. Mr Clifford Meredith purchased the car upon retirement and has been the sole keeper for over 19 years with no former keepers on the V5. The mileage of 39,697 miles is fully document in the history file with every MOT certificate, every year without fail from the first in 2003. The original service booklet contains the factory build card and option codes and servicing has been carried out in accordance to the Mercedes Benz variable service schedule. There are eight stamped entries in the service book with less than 2,000 miles covered since the last. All handbooks, radio guides and dealer literature remain in the A5 wallet along with two sets of remote keys plus the master key blade. KGF Classic Cars are privileged to have sourced the car direct from the owner and found Mr and Mrs Meredith’s love for this car truly heart warming.

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Mercedes Benz 300SL R107

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One of the last made, a Mercedes-Benz 300SL R107 with just 8,983 miles from new.

EQUIPMENT
Light-alloy bonnet, easy-closing doors, detachable colour coded hard top, retractable soft top, impact zones, anti-burst locks, strengthened windscreen pillars, parking lamps, individually adjusted temperature zones, heated door mirrors, fire extinguisher, power assisted steering.  Factory fitted options; Metallic paint, leather trim, rear child seats, Tempomat cruise control, headlamp wash/wipe.  Dealer options; Mudflaps, Scorpion anti-theft warning system.

EXTERIOR
The timelessly elegant classic shape of the R107 SL model has become an icon of the modern classic car era, and this 1989 300SL is the final incarnation of an incredible 17-year production run having been first introduced in 1972.  Finished in factory optional Almandine Red Metallic, (Code 512), the original paintwork boasts a magnificent finish and show winning shine, commensurate with the incredibly low 8,983 miles.  The underside is very clean and originality seekers will be pleased to see the factory fitted exhaust system and production line features.  The factory fitted Black hood and side and rear hood windows are perfect, as is the original colour coded hard top.  The pristine hood aperture still displays foam bump stops.  The high-quality chrome has a mirror finish and trim sections and rubbers are virtually as new.  Pure excellence in engineering and craftsmanship, an exceptional example in every respect.

INTERIOR
This high specification late production 300SL is upholstered in original Mushroom Leather, (Code 275).  The seats are beautifully preserved and commensurate with the super-low mileage with supple leather and no wear at all.  The deep pile carpets are pristine having been protected from new by Mercedes over mats.  The fascia is perfect and all the gauges, controls and electrics operate exactly as they should.  The boot area has the factory supplied toolkit as well as the original warning triangle in the plastic sheath.  Originality seekers will note the rear light clusters complete with delicate manufacturer stickers still attached.  Hugely advanced ergonomically, the benchmark for all makers of the era.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The 300SL model offered the optimum blend of performance and refinement, with a power output quoted in the manufacturer literature of 188bhp and 260Nm of torque, enough to propel this driving machine to a maximum speed of 123mph whilst 0-60 is achieved in 9.6 seconds.  The engine bay is spotless and retains all manufacturer stickers, plates and panel stampings as well as PDI coloured dabs.  The low mileage credentials are evident in all areas. The four-speed automatic transmission is flawless in operation with positive kickdown and the factory optional Tempomat cruise control is working perfectly.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The stylish 15-hole light alloy wheels, as fitted to later models, are unrestored and in excellent order with only miniscule markings visible only upon very close scrutiny.  Quality matching branded 205/65 R15 tyres have masses of tread and the unused spare wheel remains shod in the factory Michelin MXV tyre which still displays the coloured banding, chalk marks and the wheel changing guide tag attached!  Another feature of this late model 300SL is the Anti-lock Braking System fitted as standard.

HISTORY FILE
Built in the final months of production prior to the launch of the R129, a car which needed to fulfil the impressive legacy of the R107, this 300SL example was first registered on 7th August 1989 by Mercedes Main Dealer, Gerard Mann of Birmingham.  New car prices for high specification examples such as this were often in excess of £40,000, enough to buy a house in 1989!  The Mercedes plastic wallet houses all handbooks, guides and dealership literature as well as both genuine Mercedes roof prongs neatly stored in the pouch holder.  There is even the engine running in booklet and the rear-view mirror hung cruise control guide!  The original service and maintenance booklet displays 6 stamped entries with the total current mileage being just 8,983 miles.  The history folder consists of the original PDI checklist from the supplying main dealer as well as a collection of invoices and MOT certificates from 1995 to 2010.  In 2011 the car was sold by Mercedes-Benz specialist, Charles Ironside Limited, to the famous Graham Dacre collection to where it was last registered.

Appealing to any serious collector wanting one of the very best-preserved examples in existence, this 300SL excels on every conceivable level.

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Mercedes-Benz 280CE C123

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A classic C123 Mercedes-Benz 280CE with just 26,902 miles from new.

EQUIPMENT
Rigid torsion-resistant safety cell, impact zones, anti-burst locks, laminated safety windscreen, panoramic safety glass, two easy-close doors, twin-halogen headlights, individually adjusted temperature zones, Motorola push button radio, electric windows, central locking, courtesy lighting, power assisted steering, first aid kit, front and rear centre armrests.  Factory fitted options; Metallic paint, electric sunroof.  Dealer options; Electric aerial.

EXTERIOR
Synonymous with the pinnacle era of legendary Mercedes-Benz build quality, the craftsmanship displayed with this C123 280CE is simply breath-takingly.  Finished in factory optional Silver Green Metallic, (Code 861), the beautiful paintwork is uniform throughout and boasts a stunning bright finish.  All beautifully made trim sections, high quality chrome and lights are preserved and undamaged.  The large heavy frameless doors close with a wonderfully assuring thud, and all factory side glass lowers to create a striking pillarless coupe.  Having covered just 26,902 miles from new and part of one of the world’s most prestigious Mercedes-Benz collections, this early 280CE is of premium collector quality.

INTERIOR
A high specification machine for 1977, the interior of this 280CE entirely warrants the sometimes-dubious time warp descriptive.  Upholstered in original Black Fabric, (Code 001), the seats and matching door cards are beautifully preserved and commensurate with the super-low mileage.  The deep pile carpets are pristine, along with the headlining and all interior trim sections and the unused first aid kit is present in the rear shelf compartment.  The fascia is perfect and all the gauges, controls and electrics operate exactly as they should including the Motorola radio and electric aerial operated by central toggle switch.  The boot area has the factory supplied warning triangle, whilst originality seekers will note the rear light clusters complete with delicate manufacturer stamps and factory stickers within door apertures.  This preserved interior could almost be described as new.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The preferred choice over the 230C is the more powerful fuel injected 280CE model presented here, fitted with a 2746cc in-line six-cylinder engine.  185bhp allows effortless cruising in serene quietness, and ample power to keep up with modern traffic.  The engine bay is entirely standard with factory stickers, plates and panel stampings preserved and showing some natural aging.  Even the delicate and usually perished rocker cover label is intact!  The relaxed and favoured four-speed automatic transmission is flawless in operation.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The beautiful classic colour coded 12-hole metal/chrome hubcaps are pristine and shod in period matching Michelin 195/70 R14 tyres with plenty of tread.  The spare wheel remains shod in the factory Michelin XUS tyre which is stored alongside the original jack.  Dual-circuit power-assisted brakes feature discs all round and perform very well.

HISTORY FILE
After introduction of the Coupe 123 series, known by model designation C123, in Spring 1976, this early example was registered on the 21st October 1977.  The supplying Mercedes Main Dealer was Mill Garages of Sunderland, and at one year old the car was sold by Normand Mercedes-Benz of Mayfair to the second owner.   Letters, business cards and invoices dated 1978 from Normand Mercedes-Benz are in the history file along with many MOT certificates dating back to the first in 1980.  The mileage of 26,902 miles is fully verified and there is a large files of vehicle maintenance invoices.  The Mercedes plastic wallet houses all handbooks, guides and dealership literature as well as the original service and maintenance booklet with factory build card inside.  Two original Mercedes keys are present along with a sales brochure from when the car was sold new.  In 2011 the car was sold by Mercedes-Benz specialist, Charles Ironside Limited, to the famous Graham Dacre collection to where it was last registered.  A five-digit private registration plate has been on the car since new and will remain so for the next owner.
Appealing to any serious collector wanting one of the very best-preserved examples in existence, this 280CE is of first-class quality in every respect.

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