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Mercedes-Benz - W116 450SEL - 1978

Lot reference 17671959

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136000 miles - In good, restored condition

Body style: Sedan
Transmission: Automatic
Fuel: Petrol
Colour: Blue
Year: 1978
Mileage in: miles
Mileage: 136000
Certificate available: Yes
Condition: In good, restored condition
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Model Type: W116 450SEL

This recently partially restored (sheet metal, not done in the UNITED STATES, but European craftsmanship - USB stick with many photos present) 450SEL is performed in the beautiful colour combination:

Colour 931 Magnetitblau metalli.
Interior 104 Bambus MB-tex
Rims 640 MB-bottle caps

With the W116 baureihe Mercedes-Benz in 1972 for the first time introduced the concept of S-class. Mercedes also introduced in this ' SonderKlasse ' many high-quality innovations in the field of engineering and (passive) safety.

Equipped with all the luxury of the time: 4 electric Windows, central locking (vacuum controlled), electric sunroof, automatic climate control and cruise control. The W116 was standard equipped with a tachometer, power steering, disc brakes and power brakes all around.

Ausstattungscodes i.a.:

410 Electric sliding roof
420 Automatic transmission
430 Headrestst in the rear
437 Automatic safety belts rear
440 Cruise control
491 Version for USA
531 Automatic Antenna
542 Lockable glove compartment
572 Front seat height adjustment
581 Automatic Climate Control
584 Electric window lifters (4x)
592 Green heat-insulated glass
Band filter
639 Elimination FirstAid Box
Elimination Warning Triangle
640 15 hole light alloy rims
248 Rear window electrically heated
286 Luggage nets on back front seats

Of this 450SEL variant exactly 59.578 copies were built between ' 73 and ' 80. The engine has displacement of 4,520 cc. delivers a capacity of 225 HP. The top is around 210 km/h and goes from 0 to 100 within 10 seconds. The 3-speed (because sufficient torque) shifts smooth on and off, the braking is finely dosed while the V8 roars deliciously in the forecastle of the 450SEL. In short a great car good for many decades driving pleasure and in 2018 you are exempt from road tax.

Badge US title
Mileage 136,300 mls
1st admission UNITED STATES 1978
Chassis No.116033 12 07****

The highlights at a glance:

– In 2016/7 documented restored
USB stick with many photos available
-Rock hard bottom section
-Complete and neat interior

Car is on display in Bussum, Netherlands.

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Feedback score: 100%
Reviews given: 6
Member since: October 26, 2014
  • Seller is reliable and was very helpful to me about shipping the car. Very pleasant relations.

    gudbjornsson April 2, 2017

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    Sankeeyes February 9, 2017

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    Globel November 14, 2016

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    Piranha1 March 21, 2016

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