1985 MercedesBenz 300 CD Turbo Diesel (2005091405IDM32)

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1985 Mercedes-Benz 300 CD Turbo

Posted: 14 Sep 2005

Specs Exterior Color: grey

Color: tan

Engine: 5


Miles Driven: 163,102

This 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300

Year Made: 1985 300CD Turbodiesel Coupe

If it wasn’t for the oil crisis of the 1970s, a mandate forcing automakers to cars that drink of the precious Black Gold have been unlikely to Consequently, the traditional American shrunk in size, becoming wonders in the process. In desperation, introduced the flawed 8-6-4 plant, whereas Daimler-Benz to do something nobody was prepared fit a thrifty Diesel engine a Mercedes luxury Coupe.

forward to 2005.

All of a sudden, deja vu all over again!

prices have soared to heights and the fuel efficient engine, long established in as the smart alternative to its gas-guzzling is suddenly hip again. A veritable of Diesel-powered cars and light will be sold in the US from on, and home-grown Biodiesel, a renewable source, will not only emissions dramatically, but will be affordable than ever!

Being the only turbocharged ever sold in the US by Mercedes from 1982 to 1985, the 300CD Turbo Diesel is very special indeed, being thrifty and luxurious, and fashionable.

The car for auction here, VIN was manufactured in Stuttgart, Germany, in of 1984, exactly 21 years It was sold new on January 11, 1985 at of BEVERLY HILLS and has remained a resident ever since. In this rare Mercedes is registered to its original California license plates, which are

Factory Owner’s Manual and Maintenance Booklet are included, the one illuminating the car’s service

After being sold at of BEVERLY HILLS, the prestigious maintained the car religiously until when the car was acquired by its second a gentleman from Montrose,

He, too, had the car serviced by the book for five years, until it was to its third owner, a resident of County, California.

Let’s have a closer

It’s no secret: the Stuttgart-built Coupe is one of the safest cars on the It’s built like a and features wide doors close with the precision of a bank vault. But at the same it’s a pillar-less Hardtop radiates timeless elegance. stock, this star still walks on its factory date-coded, forged alloy all of which are in fabulous condition and are with GOODYEAR tires of the dimension 195/70-14.

Doors and align perfectly. Sporting a distinctive factory color, Metallic (paint code the Coupe looks stunning. The is a recent repaint in the original smooth and glossy, without any dents, or dings.

More than a shiny exterior, is a car’s structural integrity. a California resident since this car never had any rust or repair, ever. There’s not the bubble to be found. The undercarriage itself virginal, with not an of non-factory undercoating anywhere. as good as it gets!

Befitting a Coupe, this 300CD fully equipped. From windows and door locks, to sunroof, air conditioning and cruise every important amenity you expect from a modern automobile is included. Of course, also is an updated SONY system with 10-CD-changer. this car doesn’t have is a of useless, trouble-prone, and expensive-to-repair thank goodness!

300CD’s sanitary engine is dominated by the final evolution of legendary cast-iron Diesel the turbocharged, 3.0-liter, inline Boasting an abundance of torque, 50% horsepower (120 instead of and improved fuel economy, to the non-turbocharged variety, the big Turbo humms along happily at achieving between 27 and 33 miles to the

It’s no secret: the OM617A has rightfully gained a reputation of almost indestructible. Many Diesels have managed to literally hundreds of thousands of without needing an engine Finding a pampered California the one for auction here—has become a task!

Dash is original and apart from a few fine cracks, much too small to on a photo, as is the large steering Genuine Zebrano (zebra veneer still looks and creates a most appreciated of luxury. There’s a small in the windshield.

Power-operated steel sunroof wind deflector, made by to exacting MB standards and installed at the adds a whole new dimension to Coupe. Roll down the windows completely, open the and it almost feels like a convertible!

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Both interior work and the tan factory headliner looks immaculate.

Wide, sofa chairs radiate the Gemütlichkeit of the Bavarian Hofbrauhaus. are no rips or tears; these are still firm!

Tan-colored, velour carpeting has been by original Mercedes-Benz floor since day one and looks terrific.

being an elegant 2+2-style the 300CD features a retractable armrest for the back seat, the car into a full five-seater, safety belts for three in the The old-world craftsmanship of the 123-series is apparent everywhere. Even 21 years, this car’s looks very inviting.

Are you for a test drive?

Wait, is one more area to inspect: the

Fully carpeted, cavernous compartment, large enough for vacation suitcases plus bags, is as clean and tidy as the of the car.

Original, date-coded wheel, tire jack, and factory tool kit are present and to be unused. There are no signs of any or water damage. Everything as good as it gets, almost new!

Did you notice the 10-disc and SONY power amplifiers?

for the long-anticipated test drive. How the Turbo Diesel behave on the road?

Exceedingly well, we are to report. September 5, the day we took all of pictures, was another mild day in paradise. It felt wonderful to the sunroof and let the sunshine in while down Ventura’s palm-lined

The car starts easily, does not use everything feels tight; are no rattles or squeaks. Accessories air conditioning, power windows, and sunroof work fine.

priced, this fine is a very viable and smart to the gas-guzzling heavyweights of the New Millennium. healthy, this Diesel-sipper prestigious and still is thriftier most of the pint-sized econo-boxes Asia. Devoid of mysterious boxes and big-brother-type control forced upon new car buyers, it is to live forever. Give it attention—such as regular oil changes—and have a faithful four-fendered for thousands and thousands of miles to

Best of all, at the dawn of a new amid the re-discovery of the Diesel as the way of the future, the wide-spread distribution of being just around the you’ll be ahead of the game. gasoline costs six bucks a as it is the case in most countries you’ll be the one laughing all the way to the filling

Mercedes-Benz E 300 AT Special Series
Mercedes-Benz E 300 AT Special Series
Mercedes-Benz E 300 AT Special Series
Mercedes-Benz E 300 AT Special Series

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