Mercedes Benz CLK320 Avantgarde

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An opulent Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Avantgarde (A208) with just 26,923 miles.

EQUIPMENT
Avantgarde Package, front occupant airbags, front sidebags, passenger safety cell, heat insulating glass, rain-sensing wipers, comfort seat belts, automatic hood operation, exit lights, heated screen wash system, Speedtronic cruise control, Mercedes-Benz Audio-30 sound system, CD changer, warning triangle, tool roll, first aid kit.  Factory options; AMG alloy wheels, driver and passenger electric memory seats, heated seats, digital climate control, Birds Eye Maple/Leather multi-function steering wheel, Xenon headlamps, parking sensors front and rear.  Dealer accessories; tailored carpet mats, Parrot MKi9100 Bluetooth system.

EXTERIOR
This desirable and top of the range CLK320 Avantgarde is finished in optional Quartz Blue metallic, (Code 935).  Having covered just 26,923 miles, the incredible paintwork dazzles with a vibrant gloss shine and impeccable finish to really enhance the graceful lines of this genuine four seat convertible.  Even upon close scrutiny, the keenest eye will struggle to find anything other than tiny markings, utterly insignificant.  The beautifully made trim sections, lights and badges are as new, and the original quality blue multi-layer hood is near perfect.  An exceptional example far superior to the usual offering.

INTERIOR
Extravagance and lavishness in abundance, this cabin space offers supreme indulgence.  Trimmed in beautiful Orion Grey Leather, (Code 218), the upholstery is spotlessly clean and entirely commensurate with the very low mileage.  The ergonomically designed seats are beautifully preserved and supremely comfortable, with added convenience of factory optional electric memory adjustment.  The plush carpets have been protected from new by two sets of tailored carpet mats.  Expensive optional Birds Eye Maple cappings and other leather trim sections are pristine, as is the Orion Grey headlining.  The functions and controls in this very high specification example operate exactly as they should including the LCD display for the trip computer, clock and outside temperature which often fails.  Inside the immaculate boot area is the original warning triangle, first aid kit, jack, and tool roll which is still in the original cellophane wrapper!  Luxurious 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 just 8.3 seconds.  The engine bay is exceptionally clean.  The standard 5 speed automatic transmission with winter/sport modes and Tipshift Function adapts to your driving manner to offer gear changes to suit your mood.  A powerful, smooth and effortless driving experience.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The hugely desirable factory optional AMG 17” alloys wheels are in superb order with no kerbing damage and only very light markings.  Premium quality Pirelli Cinturato tyres of size 215/50 R17 front and 245/45 R17 rear are fitted with masses of tread, and the spare wheel is the unused Pirelli P6000 item still showing the coloured banding to the tread.  The anti-lock braking system with Brake Assist (BAS) offers absolute stopping power to install complete peace of mind.

HISTORY FILE
First registered on 2nd April 2002 by Mercedes-Benz of Dundee, this outstanding example has covered an incredibly low 26,923 miles from new.  This top of the range Avantgarde edition was further specified with many desirable factory options, clear was the no-expense spared mentality of the first owner.  Used exclusively for leisure enjoyment by the three keepers from new, this accounts for the incredibly low mileage which is fully verified in the history file.  The black leather A5 wallet holds all handbooks, radio guides and dealer literature as well as the service booklet which along with history file records show main dealer and Mercedes Benz specialist servicing.  Completing the history file is three sets of Mercedes remote keys.

This Mercedes-Benz in desirable CLK320 guise is in outstanding condition and fast becoming a highly regarded modern classic.

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Mercedes Benz W126 300SE

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An opulent Mercedes-Benz W126 300SE with just 64,801 miles and full history.

EQUIPMENT
All steel monocoque body, torsion ally resistant safety cell, impact-absorbing front and rear sections, heat insulating safety glass, laminated windscreen, heated twin washer nozzles, central locking, electric window lifters, pneumatic headlamp range adjust, parking lights, fine burr walnut root cappings, electrically adjustable heated door mirrors, dual zone electronic interior temperature control.  Factory options; front central armrest, metallic paint, paint coat preservation, electric sliding roof, Tempomat cruise control.

EXTERIOR
The imposing presence of the W126 Series, the flagship line for Mercedes-Benz, are instantly recognisable and this 300SE example is a fantastic testament to this design classic.  Finished in factory optional Astral Silver Metallic, (Code 735), the car is striking at any angle and all original panels are straight with even gaps.  All doors close effortlessly with a reassuring thud enjoyed by Mercedes cars of this era.  Minor age related markings are visible upon inspection but hardly warrant a mention.  These include a small chip to the front screen and tiny stone chips to the bonnet.  All trim sections are fully intact with no damage.  Having covered just 64,801 miles under enthusiast ownership, this superb example is preserved to the upper-most standard.  An excellent example synonymous with unrivalled Mercedes-Benz build quality.

INTERIOR
The superbly engineered and beautifully finished cabin space of the Mercedes-Benz W126 is widely renowned for unparalleled build quality.  Ergonomically designed for optimum comfort, the contoured seats trimmed in original Grey Leather, (Code 268), are spotlessly clean and free from notable wear, complimented by the fine burr walnut root cappings.  The seat bases and bolsters remain absolutely firm and have retained all shape.  The door cards, headlining, dashboard, switchgear are perfect, and all functions and controls operate seamlessly.  The original Blaupunkt Casablanca SQR49 stereo remains fitted but not operational along with the Tempomat.  An immensely comfortable and well-appointed interior, built to the highest standard.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Fitted with the Mercedes six-cylinder in-line injection unit of 2960cc displacement, the engine produces 188bhp at 5700rpm and 260Nm of torque at 4400rpm.  A top speed of 130mph is quoted with effortless acceleration, more than capable in the most demanding of traffic conditions.  The engine bay is clean and displays all manufacturer plates, stickers and panel stampings.  The four speed automatic transmission features sport and economy modes and operates exactly as the manufacturer intended with smooth changes and positive kick down.  Effortless motoring indulgence.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The original 15-hole alloy wheel rims suit the car perfectly and are well presented with only light markings and scratches visible.  Quality branded 205/65 R15 tyres have good tread remaining.  The pristine boot area houses the spare wheel alongside the original toolkit roll, jack and warning triangle.  Dual-circuit servo braking system with anti-lock assistance (ABS) offers excellent straight line stopping power.

HISTORY FILE
Supplied new on the 8th January 1991 by Mercedes-Benz Main Dealer, Rawsons T.M.S Ltd of Kent, this UK example has covered just 64,801 miles from new with only two former keepers.  The first custodian, Mrs Valerie Botting for 20 years, transferred ownership to her son Haydon Botting in 2011.  He enjoyed the car for a further five years for pleasure and weekend use only before selling the car to a dedicated Mercedes enthusiast.  The car has remained in the ownership of appreciative individuals who have preserved the car in totally standard form and upheld the required servicing.  There are 19 stamped entries along with supporting invoices in the original service booklet, which even still has the factory build codes in the rear cover.  All other handbooks, guides and dealership literature remain in the plastic document wallet.  Completing the history file is an original sales brochure and two sets of Mercedes keys.

The Mercedes-Benz W126 line is essentially a byword for outstanding build quality and engineering refinement, and this low mileage example offers truly capable everyday classic motoring for those wishing to appreciate this German marque at its pinnacle level.

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Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Avantgarde

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A one-owner Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Avantgarde (C208) with just 15,652 miles.

EQUIPMENT
Avantgarde Package, Electronic Stability Programme (ESP), ABS with brake assist (BAS), front occupant airbags, front sidebags, passenger safety cell, heat insulating glass, comfort seat belts, electric slide/height seat adjustment, automatic air conditioning, exit lights, heated screen wash system, remote-collapsing rear headrests, Speedtronic cruise control, Mercedes-Benz Audio-10 sound system, warning triangle, tool roll.  Dealer accessories; tailored carpet mats, Supagard Aftercare preservation.

EXTERIOR
This desirable and beautifully preserved CLK320 Avantgarde is finished in optional Quartz Blue metallic, (Code 935).  The incredible factory paintwork dazzles with a deep gloss shine and impeccable finish to really enhance the graceful lines of this genuine four seat coupe.  Having covered just 15,652 miles, the one and only owner from new insisted her pride and joy was always garaged, and she also had the foresight to specify the expensive Supagard treatment from new.  This pampered ownership has ensured only the tiniest blemishes can be seen upon close inspection namely very light stone chips to the front, utterly insignificant.  The beautifully made trim sections, glass lights and badges are as new, and the supplying dealer rear screen sticker and Supagard sticker remain fitted.  An exceptional example far superior to the usual offering.

INTERIOR
Luxury and opulence in abundance, a cabin space to overwhelm and delight!  Trimmed in beautiful factory optional Galaxy Blue/Grey two-tone Leather, (Code 222), the upholstery is spotlessly clean and essentially as new.  The ergonomically designed seats are beautifully preserved and supremely comfortable.  All black ash cappings and other leather trim sections are pristine, as is the Orion Grey headlining.  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 rear parcel shelf hatch contains an unopened first aid kit still in the cellophane wrapper!  Inside the immaculate boot area is the original warning triangle, tool roll, jack and even factory build stickers 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 just 8.3 seconds.  The exceptionally clean engine bay remains exactly as Mercedes Benz intended and displays factory plates, stickers and panel stampings.  The standard 5 speed automatic transmission with winter/sport modes and Tipshift Function adapts to your driving manner to offer gear changes to suit your mood.  A powerful, smooth and effortless driving experience.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
Factory standard Avantgarde 16” seven spoke alloys wheels are in superb order with tiny light scratches to the front offside outer rim only.  Branded 205/55 R16 tyres have plenty of tread and the spare wheel is the unused Pirelli P6000 item.  The anti-lock braking system with Brake Assist (BAS) offers absolute stopping power to install complete peace of mind.

HISTORY FILE
First registered on 6th June 2001 by Mercedes-Benz Dartford, this outstanding example has covered an incredibly low 15,652 miles from new with just one owner.  A new vehicle order form and subsequent sales invoice is made out to a Mr Chapman who purchased the car for his wife, Rita Chapman, as a retirement present.  The sales invoice confirms the price paid of £33,300 including expensive factory options for leather upholstery and metallic paint.  Used exclusively for weekend enjoyment, the car was kept strictly garaged and has been preserved accordingly.  The black leather A5 wallet holds the original service booklet with factory build card and option codes along with all handbooks, radio guides and dealer literature and even the Mercedes pen!  The service entries and previous MOT certificates fully verify the low mileage and a collection of Mercedes and marque specialist invoices are neatly filed in the history folder.  The most recent major service was carried out at independent MB specialists, NJS Solutions, with an invoice in the history file for £824.76.  Completing the history file is two sets of original remote keys.
This fantastic modern classic Mercedes-Benz is preserved to in outstanding condition and a true credit to the one and only keeper.

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Mercedes-Benz 280SL R107

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A beautiful Mercedes-Benz 280SL with 57,069 miles and Mercedes history.

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, remote controlled door mirrors, three speed wipers, individually adjusted temperature zones, oil pressure gauge, non-slip steering wheel, lockable glove compartment, fire extinguisher, first aid kit, warning triangle, power assisted steering. Factory options; Metallic paint. Dealer options; Mercedes tailored floor mats, Philips 750 radio cassette, tailored hard top storage bag.

EXTERIOR
The R107 Mercedes-Benz SL achieved iconic status in the 1970’s and 80’s and became a byword for success, a car for those who had made it! Now a stalwart feature of the modern classic car era, this 280SL represents a superb example having covered just 57,069 miles from new. Finished in factory optional Champagne Metallic, (Code 473), the paintwork boasts a magnificent finish and uniform shine. This fabulously period colour accentuates the cars classic elegant lines, and even upon close scrutiny only tiny markings can be found. The original Dark Brown hood, (Code 8023), is as new, as are the side and rear hood windows. The original colour coded hard top remains with the car and is in immaculate condition, and the hood aperture is clean and displays the original foam bump stops. The high-quality chrome has a mirror finish and trim sections and rubbers are superb. A car that excelled in engineering, build quality and craftsmanship when new, this example has been preserved exactly as Mercedes intended.

INTERIOR
The interior of this 280SL, upholstered in matching Cream Beige fabric with leather side trim, (Code 075), has remained in fantastic condition. The seats are beautifully preserved and commensurate with the low mileage and all seat structure is fully intact with no loss of shape. One miniscule mark to the driver’s seat base can be seen and there is a virtually invisible nick to the leather upper bolster. 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, including the optional Philips 750 radio cassette. The rear luggage area has the original first aid kit in the side holder and the boot area has the factory supplied toolkit as well as the original warning triangle. Originality seekers will note the rear light clusters complete with delicate manufacturer stickers still attached. Hugely advanced ergonomically and from an era when Mercedes-Benz set the standard for all makers to emulate.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The six-cylinder in-line engine fitted to the 280SL model offered a power output quoted in the manufacturer literature of 185hp and 240Nm of torque, enough to propel this driving machine to a maximum speed of 121mph whilst 0-60 is achieved in 10.01 seconds. The engine bay is spotless and retains all manufacturer stickers, plates and panel stampings. The low mileage credentials are evident in the perfect under-bonnet insulation panel which is usually deteriorated. The four-speed automatic transmission is flawless in operation with positive kickdown.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The original 12-hole colour coded hubcaps with chromium plated rims are unrestored and in excellent order with only light hairline scratches to the outer edges. Quality matching Michelin Energy 195/70 R14 tyres have masses of tread and the unused spare wheel remains shod in the factory Continental Supercontact tyre which still displays the coloured banding! Dual-circuit servo assisted brakes with discs to all four wheels offer powerful stopping capabilities.

HISTORY FILE
This 280SL was first registered on 9th August 1985 by Mercedes-Benz Main Dealer, Jim Russell of Norfolk. Having covered just 57,069 miles from new with only three former keepers, this example is highly desirable and suitable for the avid collector. The Mercedes plastic wallet houses all handbooks, guides and dealership literature as well as both genuine Mercedes roof levers neatly stored in the pouch holder. The original service and maintenance booklet displays the factory build card attached to the rear sleeve along with 10 stamped entries, all of which are Mercedes Main Dealer, with eight being the original supplying dealer, Jim Russell. The most recent stamped entry by Mercedes-Benz of Leeds was in May 2018 at 57,005 miles and there are two further service invoices in addition to the service record including a major service in 2016. The history folder consists of a large collection of invoices and MOT certificates as well as an original sales brochure.
A beautifully presented example, this highly sought-after classic Mercedes-Benz will delight the new appreciative owner.

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Mercedes 380SL

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Absolutely one of the best, our Mercedes Benz 380SL R107 with just 18,971 miles.

EQUIPMENT
Light-alloy bonnet, front spoiler, easy-closing doors, detachable hard top, retractable soft top, impact zones, anti-burst locks, heat insulating glass, strengthened windscreen pillars, front spoiler, halogen fog lamps, parking lamps, three speed wipers, individually adjusted temperature zones, headlamp adjustment, econometer, oil pressure gauge, fuel reserve light, non-slip steering wheel, lockable glove compartment, fire extinguisher, central locking, electric windows, power assisted steering. Factory options; Blaupunkt Cambridge M23 stereo, anti-lock brakes. Dealer accessories; Mercedes valet kit, tailored over mats.

EXTERIOR
This classic Mercedes-Benz Sport Leicht (SL) is finished in factory original Pastel Beige (colour code 684) which boasts a magnificent finish and show winning shine. The instantly recognisable lines of the R107 series are elegant yet subtle and this example is surely one of the best there is, commersurate with the incredibly low mileage and cosseted existence this superb car has enjoyed. An absence of excess underside protection enables inspection to reveal factory underseal and stickers still affixed to the exhaust system! The Black hood (code 740) is clean and free from rips or tears, as are the side and rear hood windows. The original colour coded hard top with supplying dealer Bradshaw Webb sticker remains with the car and is perfect. All the chrome has a mirror finish and trim sections and rubbers are virtually as new. An exceptional vehicle from an era when the name Mercedes Benz stood for exemplary build quality and engineering prowess.

INTERIOR
Large wide-opening doors give convenient access to a simply outstanding interior, one which truly deserves the often misused term of ‘time warp’. The spacious interior is tastefully upholstered in full black leather (code 031) with matching colour scheme carpets. The seats are in pristine order with no discolouration or cracking and the deep pile carpeting throughout has been protected by original fit Mercedes-Benz over-mats. The wood veneer is preserved and the fascia is perfect. All the gauges, controls and electrics operate exactly as they should, as does the factory optional Blaupunkt Cambridge M23 stereo cassette. The original jack, first aid kit and even the dealer supplied Mercedes valet kit and wheel changing guide are stored alongside the spare wheel! The boot area has factory build stickers present. The interior of this super low mileage example is essentially flawless and has been preserved in A1 condition. A comfortable refined and ergonomically designed environment.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The light alloy V8 engine with fuel injection and transistorised ignition produces 215bhp at 5500rpm to achieve a top speed of 133mph whilst offering extraordinary reliability. The engine bay is spotless and retains all manufacturer stickers, plates and panel stampings. The factory wax can be seen on components revealing the originality of this car impossible to replicate. This gloriously smooth and powerful engine it is mated to the four-speed torque convertor automatic transmission which is seamless in operation. An altogether flawless and assuring driving experience and a real must for any motoring enthusiast.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The original wheels remain fitted with the colour coded and chromium plated 12 hole trims which are pristine. The factory fitted Michelin XDX 205/70 VR14 tyres are fitted to all five wheels and retain excellent tread all round. Dual-circuit servo assisted brakes with discs to all four wheels are further enhanced by the optional anti-lock braking system to offer powerful stopping capabilities.

HISTORY FILE
Registered new on the 26th May 1982 by Mercedes Main Dealers Bradshaw Webb (Chelsea) Ltd, this amazing example has covered a mere 18,971 miles with just three traceable keepers. The history file is simply incredible starting with the original Mercedes plastic wallet housing the service book, handbook and absolutely all dealership literature including the factory build card. Furthermore, a huge collection of main dealer and specialist invoices and receipts portray this cars cosseted existence and every MOT certificate from three years old serves to verify the mileage.

Much of the documented maintenance is from renowned UK specialists, The SL Shop, and a used car sales invoice confirms the car was sold by them to the previous keeper for £35,200 in 2014. Such devotion by the previous keepers to preserve all aspects of this car, even the majority of previous tax discs and an unused main dealer disc holder are within the history file.

Appealing to any serious collector wanting one of the very best preserved examples in existence, this 380SL will delight on every conceivable level.

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Mercedes Benz 190E

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A first class Mercedes-Benz 190E (W201) Auto with full history and just 34,964 miles.

EQUIPMENT
All steel self-stabilising body shell, rigid torsion resistant passenger compartment, heat insulating safety glass, flexible bumpers in fibreglass-reinforced plastic, multi-point central locking, halogen headlamps, parking lamps, laminated windscreen, electric sliding sunroof, three heated washer nozzles, panoramic windscreen wiper, reading lamp, independent heating control zones, internally controlled door mirrors, seat belt warning light, first aid kit, warning triangle, toolkit. Factory options; Four speed automatic transmission. Dealer supplied equipment; Mercedes-Benz over-mats.

EXTERIOR
This exceptional early example of the W201 Series 190E is finished in its factory coating of Moss Green (code 803), a delightfully rare and period colour which along with the condition instantly sets this aside from the usual offerings. The paintwork boasts an almost flawless shine and uniform finish with only a light chip to the offside rear corner worthy of mention. This beautiful car has been meticulously preserved and its low mileage credentials are clear to see. All trim, glass, lights and badges are perfect, and supplying original dealer number plates and rear screen sticker affirm the absolute originality. A truly outstanding example of the superbly engineered and iconic 190E, a byword for exemplary Mercedes-Benz craftsmanship.

INTERIOR
The ergonomically designed interior of this example is truly remarkable. The highest quality materials and first class workmanship can be felt in every feature from the positively contoured seats trimmed in original mid brown, (code 054), to the precision made and fully functional switchgear. A tiny five pence piece sized area of the driver’s bolster has rubbed slightly thin in comparison to the otherwise flawless upholstery. All carpeting has been protected with Mercedes-Benz over mats from new and the headlining is tight and spotless. The boot area is perfect with the tool roll, spare wheel and warning triangle correctly stored, in addition to the boot floor carpet which has factory tags still intact! The original first aid kit is stored in the rear parcel shelf compartment and there are service stickers still affixed to the driver’s door shut. An impeccable and well preserved cabin space, the epithet of classic motoring comfort.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The legendary four cylinder cross-flow Mercedes-Benz engine with electronic/mechanical fuel injection is renowned for uncompromising refinement and reliability. Displacing 1997cc, a top speed of 121mph and 0-60 mph time of 9.8 seconds is quietly and comfortably achieved. The clean engine bay displays factory applied wax as well as all original plates, stickers and chassis stampings, and even the yellow PDI dots on the strut top bolts! The optional four speed automatic transmission is effortless and delivers a beautifully smooth and relaxed driving manner.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
Factory standard 15” steel wheels remain fitted with the original full width hub caps which are in perfect order. The spare steel wheel has some surface corrosion. Quality branded tyres of size 175/70/R14 have good tread remaining and dual-circuit power assisted brakes with discs all round bring the car up to a straight and steady halt.

HISTORY FILE
Registered new on 11th October 1984 by Mercedes-Benz Main Dealers Woking Motors of Walton on Thames, this early example having covered just 34,964 under enthusiast ownership is a very special car indeed. The fantastic history file befits the cars condition and credentials with all original handbooks, supplements, radio guides and dealership literature contained in the supplying dealer branded leather wallet. Even the inevitably misplaced small plastic Mercedes-Benz emergency card remains in the rear pouch! The service booklet contains 18 stamped entries from main dealers and Mercedes-Benz specialists to fully track the vehicles history, mileage and fastidious upkeep from new to present day. Furthermore, a large collection of receipts and supporting invoices are held within the history folder.

Completing the history section is an original sales brochure and two keys, one of which being the master key in the original Mercedes leather pouch. Without question one of the most highly preserved surviving examples and certainly worthy of the attention from any serious collector.

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Mercedes W202 C200 Elegance

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A well-appointed Mercedes-Benz C200 (W202) Elegance with 38,996 miles and full history.

EQUIPMENT
Monocoque body shell, rigid safety cell passenger compartment, front and rear impact absorbing sections, heat insulating safety glass, laminated windscreen, high grade plastic bumpers in body colour, infra-red multi-point central locking, halogen headlamps, pneumatic headlamp range adjuster, parking lamps, anti-lock braking (ABS), eccentric sweep panoramic windscreen wiper, reading lamp, independent heating control zones, front passenger and side airbags, electrically controlled door mirrors. Factory options: Five speed automatic gearbox with Tempomat, metallic paint.

EXTERIOR
This luxury C200 Elegance was a desirable and very well equipped model within the W202 range and offers the perfect blend of modern classic usability and traditional Mercedes-Benz design cues. Finished in factory optional Brilliant Silver Metallic (code 744) the beautifully polished uniform paint finish is fantastic and reflects its low mileage credentials. Only minimal stone chips touched in carefully by the previous owner are visible upon scrutiny. All trim sections are fully intact with no damage and the supplying dealer rear screen sticker remains fitted. An excellent example reflective of outstanding Mercedes-Benz build quality and now rare in this unmolested condition.

INTERIOR
The superbly engineered and beautifully finished interior of the W202 series firmly upholds the makers renown for unparalleled build quality. Designed with ergonomics taking precedence, the contoured seats trimmed in original Blue Fabric (code 482) are essentially flawless with no undue wear to the upholstery and the seat bases and bolsters remain absolutely firm and have retained all shape. The door cards, headlining, dashboard and switchgear are perfect, and all functions and controls operate seamlessly. The fully operational Blaupunkt Boston RCR128 stereo remains fitted and even the untouched Mercedes first aid kit is housed in the rear shelf compartment! An immensely comfortable and indulgent modern classic, built to the expected Mercedes-Benz standard.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The renowned four cylinder 16v Mercedes-Benz engine is uncompromising in its refinement and durability when maintenance is sustained. Full main dealer and specialist Mercedes servicing has firmly upheld this standard with whisper quiet and smooth performance a delight. Displacing 1998cc, a top speed of 127mph and 0-62.5mph time of 11.1 seconds is achieved. The very clean engine bay remains exactly as intended and displays factory stickers and plates. The optional five speed automatic transmission with Tempomat offers an effortless relaxed driving manner.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The factory fitted elegant alloy wheel rims look superb and are well presented with only light markings and scratches to the outer rims. The 195/65 R15 tyres have good tread remaining and the pristine boot area houses the spare wheel alongside the original toolkit roll, jack and warning triangle. Dual-circuit power brakes with discs all round and anti-lock (ABS) assistance bring the car up to a straight and steady halt.

HISTORY FILE
Supplied new on the 11th November 1999 by Mercedes-Benz main agents Rycroft of Middlesbrough , this wonderful example has covered just 38,996 miles from new. Despite the low mileage, important servicing has been upheld with supplying main dealer history up to 2011 and Mercedes-Benz specialists thereafter. The original service book displays nine stamps from the supplying main dealer and a further entry from a specialist with less than 3,000 miles covered since. The dealer supplied Mercedes wallet also contains all handbooks, operating guides and point of sale literature. Furthermore, virtually every MOT from new is present in the history file along with invoices.

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Mercedes-Benz CLK230 Elegance Cabriolet

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A lavish Mercedes-Benz CLK230 Elegance Cabriolet with just 59,607 miles.

EQUIPMENT
Electronic Stability Programme (ESP), ABS with brake assist (BAS), front occupant airbags, front sidebags, passenger safety cell, child seat detection system (AKSE), heat insulating glass, semi-automatic hood, comfort seat belts, automatic air conditioning, exit lights, heated screen wash system, multifunction steering wheel with trip computer, partial electric seats, audio 10 CD system, electric adjust rear headrests, front passenger seat occupancy sensor with baby smart, Speedtronic cruise control. Factory options; Automatic transmission – 5 speed with Tipfuction, leather upholstery, Parktronic System (PTS).

EXTERIOR
This well-appointed Mercedes-Benz A208 CLK230 Elegance is finished in original Brilliant Silver (code 744). The paintwork simply gleams with a crisp bright shine and excellent finish to really enhance the graceful lines of this genuine four seat open tourer. Only very small and minor touched in chips can be seen upon close inspection, and a light scuff to the rear nearside bumper is inoffensive. The beautifully made trim sections, glass lights and badges are fully intact. The hood trimmed in Black with Orion Grey headlining is in exceptional order with no damage, and the electric operation is flawless. Inside the roof has 20mm thick fibre fleece padding for optimum heat and sound insulation. 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 Orion Grey Leather (code 218), the upholstery is clean and free from evidence of misuse. The seats have retained all shape and firm composition with only the driver’s seat outer bolster displaying light hairline veins to the leather. All burr walnut cappings and other leather trim sections are pristine and unique to the high specification Elegance model. The functions and controls operate as they should, although the LCD display for the clock and outside temperature has leaked. This ergonomically exceptional interior offers impeccable comfort to all occupants with Mercedes-Benz build quality assured.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
The Mercedes V-engine of 2295cc displacement produces 193bhp at 5300rpm whilst the Kompressor (supercharger) heightens both power and torque levels, but at the same time offers surprisingly good fuel consumption. The top speed is 143mph and 0-62 is dealt with in just 9.1 seconds. The 5 speed automatic transmission with Tipshift Function adapts to your driving manner to offer gear changes to suit your mood. A superb driving experience.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
Factory standard 16” five spoke style ‘B’ alloys wheels are in fantastic order and free from the all too common careless scuffs and damage. Premium branded 205/55 R16 tyres have been fitted. The anti-lock braking system with Brake Assist (BAS) offers absolute stopping power to install complete peace of mind.

HISTORY FILE
First registered on 14th March 2000 by Mercedes-Benz of Cheltenham & Gloucester, this example has covered just 59,607 miles from new. The original service booklet is stamped to uphold regular servicing throughout with the most recent entry in 2014 with less than 4,000 miles covered since. All handbooks, radio guides and dealer literature remain in the quality leather A5 wallet. A collection of previous MOT certificates and invoices completes the history file.

With guaranteed open top enjoyment to be had in upmost comfort, this fantastic modern classic Mercedes is absolutely suited to year round use and appreciation. With a list price of £40,256 when new this luxury car represents value in today’s market.

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Mercedes Benz W124 230E

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A graceful Mercedes-Benz W124 230E with just 74,107 miles and full history.

EQUIPMENT
All steel monocoque body, torsionally resistant safety cell, impact-absorbing front and rear sections, heat insulating safety glass, laminated windscreen, heated twin washer nozzles, electric sliding roof, central locking, electric window lifters, panoramic windscreen wiper, pneumatic headlamp range adjust, parking lights, first aid kit, remote rear headrest lowering, fine wood veneer cappings, electrically adjustable heated door mirrors. Factory options; front central armrest, metallic paint, paint coat preservation.

EXTERIOR
The elegant angular lines of the W124 Mercedes-Benz are instantly recognisable, and this 230E example is a fantastic testament to this design classic. Finished in factory optional Astral Silver Metallic (code 735) the beautifully polished paint finish is fantastic and all original panels are straight with even gaps. Minor age related markings are visible upon inspection but hardly warrant a mention. All trim sections are fully intact with no damage and the supplying dealer number plates remain fitted. Having remained in Husband and Wife ownership since it was 11 months old, it is clear to see the car was their pride and joy and has been cherished and preserved accordingly. An excellent example synonymous with exceptional Mercedes-Benz build quality.

INTERIOR
The superbly engineered and beautifully finished cabin space of the Mercedes-Benz W124 is widely renowned for unparalleled build quality. Ergonomically designed for optimum comfort, the contoured seats trimmed in original Black Fabric (code 371) are very clean and only slight thinning to the fabric on the drivers bolster is evident. The seat bases and bolsters remain absolutely firm and have retained all shape. The door cards, headlining, dashboard and switchgear are perfect, and all functions and controls operate seamlessly. Original touches such as the Blaupunkt Casablanca SQR49 stereo and service stickers in the driver’s door shut are pleasing to see. Even the untouched Mercedes first aid kit is housed in the rear shelf compartment! An immensely comfortable and well-appointed interior, built to the highest standard.

ENGINE & TRANSMISSION
Fitted with the Mercedes four cylinder 8v unit of 2299cc displacement, the engine produces 132bhp at 5100rpm and 198Nm of torque at 3500rpm. A top speed of 124mph and 0-62 in 10.6 seconds is achieved effortlessly in this exceptionally well maintained example. The four speed Tempomat automatic transmission features sport and economy modes and operates exactly as the manufacturer intended with smooth changes and positive kick down. Effortless motoring indulgence.

WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES
The original chromium plated alloy wheel rims look stunning and are well presented with only light markings and scratches to the outer rims. Matching quality Dunlop SP Sport 205/60 R15 tyres have good tread remaining. The pristine boot area houses the spare wheel alongside the original toolkit roll, jack and warning triangle. Dual-circuit servo braking system with anti-lock assistance (ABS) offers excellent straight line stopping power.

HISTORY FILE
Supplied new on the 24th May 1990 by Mercedes-Benz main agents Greenoaks Motor Company of Croyden, this UK example was purchased from the first keeper at just 11 months old by Mr Dennis Seal. Upon his passing in 2014, ownership passed to his wife Catherine with whom it has remained since. This cosseted 230E has been exceptionally well maintained with the original service book displaying 20 stamped entries, and less than 1,500 miles has been covered since the most recent service. Furthermore, the car has only ever been maintained initially by the supplying main dealer in the early years and thereafter by the same Mercedes Benz specialist, Keys of Bexleyheath.
Representing an exceptionally well maintained and preserved example, this low mileage Mercedes offers truly capable everyday classic motoring for those wishing to appreciate this German marque at it pinnacle level.

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Mercedes-Benz E220 Cabriolet

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An indulgent Mercedes-Benz W124 E220 Cabriolet with just two owners and full history.

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, heated twin washer nozzles, panoramic windscreen wiper, Infra-red remote locking, pneumatic headlamp range adjust, parking lights, electric seatbelt feeders, remote rear headrest lowering, driver and front passenger airbags, fine wood veneer cappings, electrically adjustable heated door mirrors. Factory options; Electric driver’s memory seat, electric front passenger seat, electric height adjust on front seat headrests, front seat heaters, outside temperature indicator, Speedtronic cruise control, anti-theft system, luxury automatic climate control, front central armrest, headlamp wash, metallic paint.

EXTERIOR
The sleek angular lines of the W124 Mercedes-Benz cabriolet are instantly recognisable and this E220 Cabriolet example is a fantastic testament to this design classic. Finished in original and optional Ruby Metallic (code 572) the polished paint finish is very pleasing with only small paint blemishes noticeable, namely stone chips and a tiny section of lacquer peel to the bonnet. There is a tiny section of paint lift to the nearside rear arch and Mercedes main dealer number plates remain fitted. The electro-hydraulic roof operation is seamless and the hood remains watertight with only minor lifting to the fabric around the rear screen. A redundant small phone aerial remains fitted to the offside rear wing. Ever pioneering, Mercedes eliminated the traditional roll over bar in favour of automatic rollover protection which also double as electrically operated rear head restraints. An excellent example synonymous with exceptional Mercedes-Benz build quality.

INTERIOR
Luxury and opulence in abundance, a cabin space that was, and in many ways still is, hugely 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 original 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 upholstery with matching doors cards is clean and displays general age related wear but no holes or rips. The leather to the steering wheel is now worn and the original Blaupunkt Canberra RCM85 stereo operates well but the digital display is grainy. 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. 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 original unrestored eight-hole alloy wheels are well presented with only light delamination and scratches to the outer rims. Matching 195/65 R15 tyres have good tread remaining. The boot area houses spare wheel alongside the original toolkit roll, jack, warning triangle and Mercedes first aid kit. Dual-circuit servo braking system with vacuum booster and anti-lock assistance (ABS) offers excellent straight line stopping power.

HISTORY FILE
Supplied new on 3rd November 1995 by Mercedes Benz main agents Hills of Shrewsbury, this UK example has been exceptionally well maintained with just two owners from new, the second keeper purchasing from Drayton Mercedes Benz at just two years old. A vehicle print out outlines a list price new of £40,036.99 including an incredible factory options spend of £5,377.42! The original service booklet displays 18 stamped entries mostly Mercedes Benz main agents or recognised specialists, the most recent being in May 2015. A further folder of virtually every MOT certificate remains with the history file along with two remote keys with Mercedes fobs.

Completing the wonderful history file is the Mercedes-Benz document wallet containing all handbooks, manuals and radio guides as well as other dealership literature presented upon new car handover. The ultimate in four seat open top elegance.

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