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1977 Mercedes-Benz 300 D (W123)

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  • Originally shipped from Germany to the USA, with all export papers intact
  • Near-complete original paintwork
  • Complete with all documentation since purchase in 1977
  • Original Becker radio (recently revised)
  • Original on-board tool kit

The Appeal

The W123 is a car with quite a legacy. Highly acclaimed for its exceptional durability, these executive cars were built in their millions and shipped off across the world. They contributed to the incredible reputation for strength and versatility that the company carries today.

This example is highly original - it's still carrying much of its new paint, the original Becker radio, and a comprehensive history - dating all the way through to 1977.


History and Paperwork

  • Built in 1977
  • The car has had a single owner from new
  • Originally shipped from Germany to the USA, with all export papers available
  • Complete with all documentation since purchase in 1977
  • Comes with a new NL license plate and APK


The Condition

  • Fully original, except for the left rear panel which has been repainted
  • Attractive, quintessentially retro colour scheme
  • Chromework in good order with light patina
  • Sat upon original colour matched wheels
  • Underside in good order with age-commensurate wear
  • Stylish brown leather interior
  • The original leather interior is in good condition, with a few minor tears (see photos)
  • All instruments are clean and well-kept
  • Spare wheel in the trunk is like new


The Mechanics

  • 3.0L I5 Diesel powerplant
  • 4-speed automatic transmission
  • Runs, shifts, and drives very well
  • Over €7,500 invested in the past year to ensure it is technically sound
  • This work included:
    • New oil and filters, valves adjusted
    • New tires and fully aligned
    • New engine mounts, steering damper, steering rod
    • New wheel bearings front and rear
    • New window rubbers
    • New euro headlights
    • New air conditioning pump with clutch and filled
    • New Hamilton climate control unit, replacing the weak original system



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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1977
  • Make Mercedes
  • Model 300 300 D
  • Colour Yellow
  • Odometer 160,000 Kilometres
  • Engine size 3000
Listing Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Damwâld
  • Location International
  • Country Netherlands

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