1979 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE (W116)

Lot: 146

Offered for sale is a 2.8L 1979 Mercedes-Benz 280SE automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 2 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 106 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Buy now for £9,400 (incl premium and VAT)

A time-warp example of the rarely seen W116 280 SE...

  • Initially registered on the 19/02/1979 to the first of just three owners
  • The SE saloons were the predecessors to the acclaimed SEL luxury saloons
  • The mileage of some 39,000 (atoc) is partly corroborated by previous MOTs
  • Supplied with the owner's handbook and period MOT Certificates
  • Innovative in their day, the SE Saloon is the smart choice in the luxury classic market

For further information please contact Arwel Richards on 07434 960868.

Lot Details

Registration: YYV 452T RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1979 Engine size: 2.8L
Make: Mercedes-Benz Odometer reading (miles): 39000
Model: 280SE MOT expiry: 2018-08-01
Warranted: No Chassis number: 11602422131586

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 106 / 135


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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