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No Reserve – 92K km 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E

 

No Reserve 92K km 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E

 

 

This 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E was delivered new under the Mercedes-Benz European Delivery Program in the Netherlands – note the badge on the grille – and spent its first eight years there before being imported to Canada in 1994.  The car is finished in Nautical Blue Metallic with blue MB-Tex upholstery.  Power comes form a 3.0L M103 inline six connected to a four-speed automatic.  It is equipped with OEM 15” wheels, a power sunroof, power front seats, automatic climate control with freshly serviced air conditioner, wood interior trim and a period Blaupunkt AM/FM/cassette head unit.  Recently acquired by the seller and being represented by Collector Car Canada, the car shows under 92,000 km and is offered in Toronto with some service records, owner’s manuals, various literature and a clean Carfax.

 

 

CCC Vital Info – 92K km 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E

Lot – 039
Seller – MB-Mania (Private)
Seller location – Toronto, On M5V
VIN – WDBEA30D1GA221097
Odometer – 92,000 km shown
Engine Info – 3.0L straight-six, 177 HP
Transmission Info – 4-speed automatic
Exterior Colour – Marine blue
Interior Colour – Blue
Other features – Mercedes-Benz appointed, low mileage, OEM alloy wheels, Cruise control, Power group.
Category – German
Model page

Carfax – clean, starts in photo gallery at image 125.

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Complementing the Nautical blue finish are dark grey bumper covers and rocker panels.  On the exterior, this 300E is equipped with headlight wipers, metal sunroof which tilts and slides back, aftermarket clear Euro indicator lenses and a functional power antenna operated by dashboard switch and radio power.  Adding to the car’s European history is a faded NL sticker, the EU country code for Netherlands.  Paint meter readings are included in the gallery.

 

The factory 15” alloys are shod in older Pirelli P6000 with evently worn, still-grippy treads.  Recent service includes idler arm and rear brake lines in October 2020 as well as air conditioning service in June 2021.  Seller notes for Ontario buyers that the car will need rear shocks to achieve an Ontario Safety Standards Certificate.

The power front seats covered in Blue MB-Tex (#172) feature a memory function for the driver’s seat.  The MB-Tex extends to rear seating and door cards.  Other interior amenities include wood trim, the automatic climate control, cruise control, tilt steering, power group and an anti-theft system.  The period Blaupunkt Cambridge head unit is an aftermarket item.    Original blue carpeted mats are clean and under the blue heavier duty mats visible in the photos.

The period Mercedes-Benz four-spoke steering wheel features an air bag.  Beyond it are found a 240 km/h speedometer; a tachometer to 7,000 RPM with 6,200 RPM redline; gauges for temperature, fuel and oil pressure; as well as an analog clock.  The 92,000 km reading shows on a six-digit odometer.

The M103 engine was rated at 177 HP when new, maximum torque checked in at 188 lb.-ft.  The drive wheels are in the rear.  Fluids and shifter bushings were changed in October 2020.  Other service records on hand will be in the car on pick-up by the new owner, same for owner’s manual and accessories including a tool kit and key ring also featuring the M-B European Delivery Program crest, matching that on the grille.

No Reserve – 92K km 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E

Winning Bid: $5,500

Item condition: Used

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Total Bids Placed:

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Highest bidder was: carcrazy

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
carcrazy October 20, 2021 1:22 pm $5,500
ridersonthestorm October 20, 2021 11:05 am $5,000
carcrazy October 19, 2021 10:36 pm $4,500
ridersonthestorm October 19, 2021 4:55 pm $4,000
carcrazy October 14, 2021 12:13 am $3,000
Auction started October 13, 2021 9:07 pm

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