1979 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

450SEL 6.9

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1979
  • Mileage 
    40 234 mi / 64 751 km
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Chassis number 
    11603612007242
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Interior colour 
    Black
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Black
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

1979 Mercedes Benz 450SEL 6.9 sedan, 040 Black with black, North American example and built in December 1979, long wheel base W116 chassis, legendary M100 6.9 litre V8 engine putting out 250hp, three speed automatic transmission, hydropneumatic self-leveling suspension, 15 inch “bundt” alloy wheels, climate control, factory steel sliding sunroof, burled walnut dash and console trim, maintained for years by Mercedes Benz sage, Andrew Bach of Pound Ridge, New York, with his tasteful bespoke appointments of: European headlights, European style velour seat inserts, power driver’s seat bottom, leather/velour steering wheel – original steering wheel present, center console dual cup-holder, later-gen updated hi-fi sound system with Bluetooth/CD – original Becker radio present and, aluminum door sills, recent suspension overhaul, fresh servicing and sorting to all systems by marque specialist, Ed Owen’s European Auto Solutions, impeccably wearing its’ original colors and costing some $40,000 when new, our ultra-ultra low original mileage 6.9 simply an exceptional example throughout of the Mercedes Benz flagship of the period. Just passed CA smog and ready for its next custodian.

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