1991 Mercedes-Benz 500E (W124)

Lot: 301

Sold for (£): 19,758
Offered for sale is a 5.0L 1991 Mercedes-Benz 500E automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 2 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores 82 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

     On offer directly from Rowan Atkinson CBE.


  • One of the original 29 UK-supplied 500E models in LHD
  • The ultimate 'Wolf in Sheep's Clothing'. ‎5.0 L M119 V8, 0-62 mph in 5.5 seconds and 161 mph 
  • Owned by Rowan Atkinson for four years after it was 6 months old and regularly featured in Car magazine
  • With its third owner for 23 years. Repurchased by Rowan such was his enjoyment of the car
  • Comprehensive history file. MOT until 2020. Attractively guided to allow for some tidying 
  • These cars are now gaining major traction with enthusiasts and collectors alike


Lot Details

Registration: J844 SPB RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1991 Engine size: 5.0L
Make: Mercedes-Benz Odometer reading (miles): 193000
Model: 500E MOT expiry: 2020-02-29
Warranted: No Chassis number: WDB1240361B494238

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 82 / 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