Mercedes-Benz - S-Klasse W108 - 280 SE - 1972

Description
Mercedes-Benz - S-Klasse W108 - 280 SE - 1972
Located in: Netherlands - with Dutch registration - 79000 mi - 2 - Very good condition: minimal signs of wear

Bought in 2015 in America and then largely restored. Almost all of the chrome renewed, the headlining renewed and the car repainted.

This is a Mercedes-Benz 280 SE saloon. The car first hit the road in 1972. Currently the odometer shows 79500 miles. The APK (Dutch periodic vehicle inspection is valid until 16 May 2021.

This is a 4-door left hand drive saloon. The body is in a good condition. It is sleek and intact, shows no rust and the hardware is in good condition.
The load-bearing parts of the car are fine. The suspension is in good condition. This Mercedes has blank windows. The windshield has tinted sun protection at the top.

The car has an electrically controlled sunroof, in good condition. The sunroof is fitted with a tinted windbreak.

The engine is a 6-cylinder petrol engine which is in good condition. It starts directly and runs like a charm. Everything looks neat under the hood. The engine was treated in 2018 by use of ice jets to make it neat and clean.
The automatic transmission on this beauty functions excellently. The powertrain is faultless.

At the front, Michelin 205/75 R 14 white wall tyres. At the back, Goodrich 207/75 R14 white wall tyres. All with sufficient tread. Tyres on steel wheels with original Mercedes hubcaps.
The dashboard is complete, the woodwork has some patina. All instruments work properly. Blue leatherette interior. This looks good, no worn spots or anything like that. A small tear is visible above the door cards.
All of the rubbers are in good condition. Most of the rubbers replaced after spraying.

All of the chrome is dent-free and dust-free.

The suspension works well. Lighting and wiring in good condition.

The car is equipped with a BOA 85730MP3 retro radio, 2 yellow auxiliary lights, power steering, electrically controlled windows and air conditioning.

All in all a beautiful car that received a lot of attention the past years. It always stood indoors.

The car can be picked up in Maasdijk (municipality Westland), the Netherlands.

Lot details
Brand
Mercedes-Benz
Model Type
S-Klasse W108 - 280 SE
Year
1972
Located in
Netherlands
Body style
Limousine
Mileage reading
79000 mi
Registration papers
with Dutch registration
Condition
2 - Very good condition: minimal signs of wear
Transmission
Automatic
Fuel
Petrol
Colour
White
Horse Power
160
Cubic capacity
2778
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