1972 Mercedes Benz 280 SEL  4.5 L sedan

1972 Mercedes-Benz 200-Series for sale in Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Item location: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: 200-Series
Type: SEL sedan
Year: 1972
Mileage: 7800
VIN: 10806812007392
Color: Midnight blue
Engine size: 4.5L
Number of cylinders: 8
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: 2WD
Interior color: Cognac-saddle
Options: Leather Seats
Vehicle Title: Clean
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Description for Mercedes-Benz 200-Series 1972

1972 Mercedes Benz 280 SEL 4.5 L sedan..
MB's Flagship luxury car of it's era.

Midnight blue on saddle-cognac
A beautiful classic automobile

A REAL HEAD TURNER ...Always get a lot of attention everywhere I go

Location: Newport, RI
Vin #:. 10806812007392
Mileage:. 88,786
Transmission: automatic on floor
Color: midnight blue ext
Cognac saddle leather interior
Condition: paint very good
Chrome..very good

Clear title

Run and drives excellent. New tires. Smooth shifting through all gears. A/C, power windows, heater, blower motor, all electrical full functioning.
The engine if very strong and runs excellently. The transmission shifts smoothly through all gears and she rides like a dream on her new tires.
The interior is beautiful and is exceptionally clean with no rips or tears.
The headliner is very clear with one small hole over the drivers side.

A solid straight body with slight bubbling under the drivers side back window, tried to capture in photos.

I drive it a lot around Newport... IT'S A DEFINITE HEAD TURNER. I get many many thumbs up..
You will not be disappointed in this automobile


* New battery

* New tires less than 500 mi ago
* New motor mounts apprx 800 miles ago
* New exhaust motor mounts
* Central locking system
* A/C climate control
* Heated rear window
* Cruise control
* Original radio
* Windshield wash
* Several original manuals (see pics)


This is the last of the w108 series MB 4.5 L V-8 powered luxury cars from Mercedes. Produced from 1965 to 1972.. one of the last hand-built sedans from MB

Starts every time, runs and drives excellent, smooth shifting, solid straight body, interior is the classic cognac / saddle with no rips or tears. Has leather matching wrapped steering wheel with wood steering wheel insert (rare special order).

A/C works but is marginal. Extra heater installed for cold-weather driving. And the infamous blower motor does work.

Power windows all work and the windshield washer, although Manuel foot operated, does work

Defects:. Slight bubbling on driver side just above back window. Antenna is broken off. No other known defects

This vehicle is advertised on other websites, so I have the option to end this auction early if it is sold.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

I am NOT a dealer...this is my personal vehicle that I have owned for over 12 years.

Everyone has different opinions and expectations of older vehicles. I have tried to describe this vehicle as accurately as I can and if taken several pictures to compliment my description. Just remember, it is a 47 year old vehicle and there will be some minor imperfections. Please note, it is your responsibility to thoroughly inspect this vehicle either personally or by a third party inspector. Due to the age of this ol'girl, all sales are final and "As-Is"

A rare opportunity to own a piece of American history...something you can drive as often as you want with confidence.
Contact me with any questions via eBay

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