1988 Mercedes-Benz S420 (W126)

Lot: 634

Sold for (£): 3,219
Offered for sale is a 4.2L 1988 Mercedes-Benz S420 (W126) automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 4 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 81 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Lovely original, well presented, V8-engined S-Class...


  • Finished in Champagne Metallic with a very tidy burgundy interior
  • Looked after by four careful owners who maintained the car well
  • Comprehensive history file corroborating the indicated mileage of 63,235
  • Vendor states that the car runs perfectly, and the electrics all work too
  • A fantastic opportunity to own a lovely, well maintained Mercedes-Benz S420



Lot Details

Registration: E88 GRY RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1988 Engine size: 4.2L
Make: Mercedes-Benz Odometer reading (miles): 63235
Model: S420 (W126) MOT expiry: 2020-06-09
Warranted: No Chassis number: WDB1260342A364146

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 81 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


It has some small scratches on the boot lid from where golf clubs used to be rested!, and a small dent down one side which could be easily removed, the wheels have the original paint which has blistered in a few places, overall it has never been in an accident or painted in any way, and it has been dry stored it's entire life and rarely used in the wet.


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


It runs very well, it's incredibly smooth to drive and everything on it works as it should.


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


It has a full folder of paperwork tracing back through its history with a lot of original receipts etc. from Mercedes.


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