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1979 Mercedes-Benz 230G

It took a few years for Mercedes-Benz to pull the trigger and officially the Geländewagen, or G-Wagen to the US. But when did, it was a shot in the arm for the venerable old as thousands of new customers discovered the capabilities of this vehicle. is a truck that is close to with us for 40 years, yet still modern machines to shame. they began importing Mercedes brought us solely the variant, powered by a 5.0 liter V8, AMG versions and a larger 5.5 liter V8 to This two door convertible for sale in Florida is one of the very to be manufactured with an interesting to tell.

Transmission . 4-speed manual

. 92,202 miles

Price . No auction

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Rare California CARB 230G Mercedes Geländewagen Imported by AMG USA.

This G has an interesting history. This is one of the G-Wagens ever made. It is 127. The G is in fact so early it is part of the original batch for the Shah of Iran, but never The Shah was the reason for the G, he owned of Mercedes at the time, the largest He demanded a car be built to rival the Rovers. He placed the first to pay upfront for development costs. The ordered over 700 to be built and a hand-assembled production line. was #127 in that fleet. He was in 1979 and never got all his G-Wagens. were then locked up in a in Austria and sold years through authorized and friendly to “channels’….this one being brought to the states with a few others by

It has some oddities that no G has. Differences in trim mb-tex wrapped console and 1 gauge cluster, metal sashes, heavy duty and chassis, modified rear tubes, air intake baffle, 92,200 miles with all since imported in mid 1980s. Was into California and Certified with DOT, EPA, by AMG. Car includes all original AMG that documents the miles and to US specs.

Nice driving car, to no vibrations as found on many old good smooth drivetrain, clutch, etc. 4wd works as it Low Range Transfer case shift on the fly 2:1 reduction works Axle Differential Lockers in front and rear diffs servicing). Lockers have not used in a long time, need new brake fluid thru locker system. need servicing.

Nice tires, all terrain type, on steel wheels

Spare on swing out carrier

Rear Bench folds down and and is also completely removable just two bolts

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Soft Top Safari Frame and mounting and cords

Center console in shape with no cracking

pads are nice, see one photo small portion towards the side that has some missing

Alpine CD Stereo with face

Rear Mudflaps

Mud Aprons

MB Tex original seats in condition in the front, rear has tear in bottom

This G was furnished new with a Stromburg 175 which has been upgraded to a Please note that the right bumper corner is and is taped together. Note in most photos the car is missing one bumper corner, but that has replaced since the photos taken. Please note the soft top works well, but the rear roll up window has a tear in the bottom and its zippers work so-so. The rest of the top very well, and that rear window is likely all repair. Car has not been used in weather in many years. Top was put back on the car for the first time in 8 years.

Thank you for your interest. It is an rare Geländewagen. It comes the original GFG build tag and is stamped 127 matches the frame stamping. If a Mercedes G follower on Ebay, you may this car has been relisted the first auction did not meet and the second deal fell The car has not been used and is in the same stated in previous auctions.

early G-Wagens are more than the modern day, luxurious versions. Given the build number and ties to the of Iran, this 230G garner a decent amount of It’s hard to put a value on as we don’t come across a lot for stateside. Given the earlier we’ve seen here at and the fact that we have a no auction, I’d suspect bidding may somewhere in the neighborhood of $15,000.

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