• Year of manufacture 
  • Mileage 
    53 500 mi / 86 100 km
  • Car type 
  • Country VAT 
  • Chassis number 
  • Electric windows
    Climate control
  • Drive 
  • Condition 
    Original Condition
  • Exterior brand colour 
    MB 862 G Piniengrün Metallic
  • Metallic 
  • Interior colour 
  • Interior brand colour 
    244 Leder Grün 6000
  • Interior type 
  • Number of doors 
  • Number of seats 
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
  • Gearbox 
  • Performance 
    143 kW / 195 PS / 192 BHP
  • Drivetrain 
  • Fuel type 


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The Mercedes W109 was a luxury-class model from Mercedes-Benz and from 1965 to 1972 in production and had consistently an air suspension that corresponded to the Mercedes 600. In August 1965 a new generation of the upper class was presented with the types 250 S, 250 SE and 300 SE, which was to succeed the tail fin types W111 and W112 (220 Sb, 220 SEb, 300 SE). All three models had in common a body designed by Paul Bracq, whose clear lines dispensed with fashionable accessories and whose timeless elegance still looks timeless today. The W108 / W109 series has disc brakes all around, an advanced detail compared to many other contemporary automobiles. The production of the overall very successful series ended in September 1972. As a successor acted the "S-Class" models of the series W116. The eight-cylinder 3.5 (and 4.5 liter, US version) have an electronic injection (Bosch D-Jetronic) and engine power of 147 and 143 kW. The 300 SEL 4.5 was built exclusively for export and took the engine of the 450 SE from the 116 series. Since it was no longer possible to comply with the emissions regulations in the USA with the 300 SEL 6.3, the new 4.5l engine from the 116 was still mounted in the 109er body in a quantity of 2,553 for two years. The 300 SEL 4.5 had after adjustment to the American fuel quality about the same performance as German 300 SEL 3.5, but much more torque. In addition, these vehicles already have the new 3-speed torque converter automatic transmission, which switches more comfortably and also a longer (1: 3.23) rear axles gearing was installed. So longer tours on the highway are a pleasure.
We bought this Mercedes 300 SEL 4.5 in Georgia USA and restored it over two years to a high-end vehicle on an excellent original basis. The entire technic was dismantled, inspected, overhauled and reassembled. This includes the engine, the transmission, the front and rear axles, power transmission, air suspension, shock absorption, steering and much more. The work was carried out by one of the best companies for Mercedes Restauration in Germany , AI Motors in Stutensee. In the process, the entire vehicle was inspected and all necessary work carried out and corresponding wear parts were with OE parts renewed, regardless of cost. The wood on the dashboard was repainted in the correct way ( Color , Thickness and finish ), the matching wood trim for the windscreen from an early 109 where retrofitted. Because of my likings, the whole American lighting was dismantled and exchanged for the much nicer and more elegant German version. The car has the full equipment including AC and sunroof, original great preserved leather, the original carpet and chrome. The underbody is similar to a year-old car. The body is accident - and 100% rustproof. It was outside stripped to bare metal, since the original paint was worn and again painted in the original color with Glasurit products to a very high quality. It got a rust proof treatment and a clear wax applied on the underside of the body. All seals, or all rubber parts on the vehicle has been renewed ( 100%), the handling corresponds to that of a new car. Every item works as it should incl. central look, dashboard lighting, clock, AC Heating. There is nothing more to do. 100% . Focus on the restauration was to preserve as much as possible from the original car and its originality. Now it presents with its original Chrome, Glass ( new OE Windshield window ) All Tools ,all Books, the original Brake shoes, all hardware, every hose clamp, sticker , Battery and surfaces of plating is as it left the factory. The Mercedes still has its US North Carolina Title, can be transferred to a German title as well. You will hardly find a better W109 on the market. If you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact me. A 12 month warranty is included. The car is located in Cologne Germany and ready for inspection and test drives. Shipping to every location in the world can be arranged.

Mercedes 300 SEL 4.5
Chassis-Nr. 109 057 12 00
Production date: November 1972
Color: MB 862 G Pine Green Metallic
Upholstery 244 leather green 6000, flooring suede dark green 6032,
Parcel shelf Velour 6017 dark green, wood burr walnut, sky 8036 cream, sun visors 8001 cream, entrances 7003 dark gray, seat belts black

256 rear axle with limited slip differential
401 individual seats in front
410 sunroof electric
420 automatic transmission
452 Fanfare two tone
491 USA version
519 Radio Becker Grand Prix Stereo USA
524 Paint preservation
531 antenna automatically Hirschmann
551 steering wheel ivory colored
581 air conditioning Thermoking
592 Heat-insulating glass green all around, windscreen with band filter, rear window laminated glass heated
641 tires with white wall 10 mm
669 Packing unit 1 and 10 l petrol

Standard extras:

Electronic fuel injection Bosch D-Jetronic with emissions control
Automatic transmission 3-speed, selector lever for automatic transmission on the center tunnel
Air suspension with automatic level control, height-adjustable
Brake anti dive support for rear axle
Power steering with steering damper
Disc brakes all around, ventilated at the front with vacuum booster and braking force limitation at the rear
Electric window lift 4-fold with child safety lock
Central locking with vacuum pressure
Glove compartment lockable and illuminated
Illuminated footwell
Interior lights front and rear
Read Windscreen wiper with two speed levels
Heating separately adjustable for driver and front passenger
cigar lighter
Seat height adjustable for driver
Seat height adjustable for front passenger
Velour carpeting
Headrests front for driver and front passenger
Semi-Automatic seat belts for driver and front passenger (renewed)
Automatic seat belts for rear passengers
Rear armrest folds down
Speaker 4 - fold with crossfader
wood burr walnut decoration
Hazard lights
time clock ( Quartz )
Reading lights 2-fold in the rear
Luggage nets and the front seats

Retrofitted extras:

Radial tire 215/70 R 14 4-fold
Wheels 6.5 x 14 ventilated from Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3
European lighting complete
Halogen headlight Philipps 150+ for dipped and main beam
Outside mirror on the passenger side
Central armrest for driver and front passenger foldable
Head rest left and rigth in fond
Chrome console & gear lever knob retrofitted ivory early from early model
Windscreen trim inside retrofitted in wood burr walnut
Inner mirror arm in chrome finish
Horn ring in chrome finish
Larger capacity battery 12V 74A
New Klippan front seat belts fully automatic, matching the rest of the cars original seat belts instead on the semi automatic units.

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