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1972 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 4.5 V8 (W108)

Lot Number 534

1972 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 4.5 V8 (W108)

A rare 4.5-litre V8, W108 SE not long returned from Sacramento...

 

Classic early 1970's US-specification luxury saloon finished in Ivory with a Caramel MB-Tex interior

Imported from the dry state of California and consequently in sound original condition

Powered by the legendary 4.5-litre M117 V8. Power steering, sunroof and windows

Recent mechanical attention. Track rod ends, steering box, dampers, brake calipers, new brake lines

New HT leads and electronic ignition system (Pertronix Ignitor) ensure easy starting

Refurbished ATS 'Mexican Hat' Wheels with brand new Falken ZE914s. (original wheels included)

The car has proven totally reliable this summer including an extended trip to the South of France

Recently serviced and MOT'd. Only for sale due to an impending house purchase

 

  • NOT SOLD

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  • BODY COLOUR
    Light Ivory
  • DRIVE
    LHD
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    FHH754K
  • ODOMETER READING
    59233 Miles

SUMMARY

A rare 4.5-litre V8, W108 SE not long returned from Sacramento...

 

Classic early 1970's US-specification luxury saloon finished in Ivory with a Caramel MB-Tex interior

Imported from the dry state of California and consequently in sound original condition

Powered by the legendary 4.5-litre M117 V8. Power steering, sunroof and windows

Recent mechanical attention. Track rod ends, steering box, dampers, brake calipers, new brake lines

New HT leads and electronic ignition system (Pertronix Ignitor) ensure easy starting

Refurbished ATS 'Mexican Hat' Wheels with brand new Falken ZE914s. (original wheels included)

The car has proven totally reliable this summer including an extended trip to the South of France

Recently serviced and MOT'd. Only for sale due to an impending house purchase

 

DESCRIPTION

Here for sale is a great example of a Mercedes 280SE 4.5, finished in Light Ivory, with a Caramel MB-Tex Interior.This car originally was shipped out to Sacremento, California being a US model where it lived out there until very recently. As a result the inside and the exterior are all in great condition for the year with it lacking rust and the car having a great sense of originality.Despite being a 49 year old car, I have taken the liberty of MOTing it, which expires in March 2020.So, what can I say about this?With it oozing style of the classic Mercedes models, in addition to really being everyday friendly, it's a joy to drive around!With it having a variety of accoutrements including a it's not that hard a car to deal with for classic ownership!In my time I have maintained it well and done the following:Full service including diff oil change & PAS fluid changeGreasing points all attended to every 1,000 milesThis is a sale I'm not taking lightly. It will be a shame to see the car go, but I am aware it will not disappoint the next owner, and it certainly has brought a smile to my face behind the wheel.

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
534
Make
MERCEDES-BENZ
Model
280 SE 4.5 V8
Registration Number
FHH754K
MOT Expiry
01/03/2020
Chassis Number
10806712011328
Engine Number
11798412011609
Transmission
automatic
Body Colour
Light Ivory

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CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

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Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car

Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts

Good Everyday useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history

Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history

Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history

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