A wealthy Mercedes collector who just wants the rarest of the rare? The 31,000 miles probably has something to do with it, but it certainly looks like it has been well cared for. This is certainly an interesting case and a cool car, I just hope this seller maybe backs it out of the garage to take more than one good photo of it. Hatch was speaking of due to its meticulous care over the years. Jean Pierre Ganier and Patrick Depailler of the Tyrrell Formula 1 team also chose the 500 as their daily drivers. Philip Manuell of Indian Wells California sold the car to Abbey Silverstone of Palm Springs California in Feb. As a new buyer I had only a positive experience and recommend him to the eBay community without reservation. The car was acquired by Scott Grundfor Co.
Most of the production was sold in the European market. If you are selling a high end car for twice the going rate, maybe anyone who contacts you should be considered serious. Some wear and tear noted but nothing dramatic. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, imperfection, defect or damage. Very good quality driver condition Mercedes.
Both these models are sought by collectors today. Even so, the seller has left the option open to submit a best offer. Vehicle Condition — — I have not personally inspected or photographed this vehicle. It is finished in silver with black interior with chrome wheel moldings, wire wheels and Mercedes logo mats. There have been many people who have lost bids in the past because they were not familiar with proxy bidding.
Use it as an every day driver or take it to the next level and restore it to its original condition. The car was serviced this year. This is a must for any true Mercedes collector. During the service fluids were flushed, new suspension bushings were installed and, a general tune-up was performed, including 30K miles maintenance. Ifyou do, be sure you can afford it and make funds available for purchase. When you bid, bid the maximum amount that you are willing to spend on the vehicle. Tapping into 30+ years of experience and the vast network of knowledge and contacts that comes with it, Scott Grundfor Co.
Strong running and highly collectable. So who is a buyer for this? Seats are made of velour, an expensive option at that time. I apologize for this development but unfortunately, we have only these low life slimeballs to thank sorry for my bold language. Very few made and near extinction now. Perhaps most interesting to me is this car still sports its original speedometer, which measured out in kilometers.
The hood and trunk lids are made from aluminum for significant weight savings. Buyer is responsible for cost of shipping but seller may be able to assist in arranging shipping. The combination of the lighter weight and higher horsepower made for a quick and competitive car that raced successfully with the introduction of the 5 litre engine in the World Rally Championship Series including First Place finishes in 1979 and 1980 at the Ivory Coast Rally. About 25 years ago I painted it to it's original color and is flawless today. During the service fluids were flushed, new suspension bushings were installed and, a general tune-up was performed ,including 30K miles maintenance. It was delivered to Saudi Arabia by Mercedes in 1981 then 2-3 years later brought to Southern California and has never been out of So Cal since. Fun to drive and to own.
As a car coming at the end of C107 production, this example features a 4-speed automatic, a nice upgrade over the 3-speed unit found in earlier cars. With the auto trans and relatively soft suspension these cars have, not for me. The cars were given massive factory support under the leadership of Eric Waxenberger. In 1977 a larger 5. Moreover, you can execute searches by location and by vehicle type. Other notable participation in competition included the Rally of Argentina, Rally of New Zealand, Acropolis Rally and Portugal Rally.
All Modern Amenities including air conditioning, power windows and power steering. A Little More History Mercedes-Benz produced this model from 1978 to 1980. The car was serviced this year. Fewer than 100 cars were imported into the United States. Whether the low miles and claims in the Ebay listing make it worth it is a tough call. Take the hassle out of selling your vehicle and give it to me. Mercedes wwas only making the 4.
Owner of 2286 if it is all original, maybe and then in an high end auction! Nice low mile Euro version of the Mercedes 2-seater, but…. The description of the car was complete, informative and quite accurate. It runs and drives very well, with a smooth engine and transmission shifting. Factory Original Spare Tire Unused , Original Tools and Owners books. While we try to avoid the high dollar cars on Barn Finds — especially in restored or over-restored condition — the survivor-grade examples are worth making an exception for. Each time someone bids higher than your last bid, eBay will automatically increment your bid by the minimum bid amount until it reaches your maximum.