1973 Mercedes-Benz 280S (W108)

Lot: TBA

Estimate (£): 12,000 - 15,000
(+buyer’s premium of 13.2% including VAT @ 20%)
Offered for sale is a 2.778L 1973 Mercedes-Benz 280 S manual. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 96 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

UK-supplied, RHD, three owner W108 in truly outstanding condition...


  • Superb example of the 'Stroke Eight' from the last year of production
  • Delightfully finished in Light Ivory with a deep shine and good shutlines
  • Smart cream interior, unmarked Bakelite steering wheel, decent air-con
  • Powered by the 2.8-litre, twin carb, 6-cylinder M129 producing 140bhp
  • Two previous owners and 80,008 miles supported by its original service records
  • Three keys, MB Workshop Manual, and handbook pack. Truly outstanding


Lot Details

Registration: BKW 858L RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1973 Engine size: 2.778L
Make: Mercedes-Benz Odometer reading (miles): 80008
Model: 280 S MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: 10801620092346

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 96 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


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Vehicle History

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
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 Every-day 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