1980 Mercedes Benz 300SD, 3.0L Turbo diesel, The original S- Class

Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: 300-Series
SubModel: SD
Type: Sedan
Trim: SD
Year: 1980
Mileage: 80,700
VIN: 11612012017283
Color: Blue
Fuel: Diesel
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Blue
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Fenton, Missouri, United States

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Description of 1980 Mercedes-Benz 300-Series SD

1980 Mercedes Benz 300SD Description

1980 Mercedes Benz 300SD

Totally OEM original True Arizona car 80700 miles 3.0L Turbo diesel The original S-Class

MotoeXotica is proud to offer a wonderfully maintained 1980 Mercedes Benz 300SD. A true Arizona car which remains completely original very few faults can be found. This model was Mercedes first official sedan to be under the well-known S Class distinction. Only offered in the American and Canadian markets the 300SD was intended to help Mercedes enter their luxury sedans into the North American market. a 3.0L turbo diesel inline 5 engine mated with a smooth 4 speed automatic transmission it’s capable of daily driving or cross-country adventures. Mercedes didn’t cut any costs for this high-end model given Bosch fuel injection and a Garrett turbo; these engines were made to outlast the driver. They also made several improvements given specifically to the 300SD which helped it earn the reputation of being one of the safest cars on the road. With reinforced roof and door pillars occupant safety was greatly increase along with moving the fuel tank to above the rear axle too. By far the biggest advance in safety was the addition of standard 4 wheel disc brakes with the new technology of ABS (anti-lock braking system.) From this model on Mercedes has been advancing the technology and safety for modern luxury sedans till present day.

The 300SD we are offing is in unbelievable condition there are no signs that this car is nearly 35 years old. With minor rock chips in the pristine metallic blue paint the car looks showroom ready. Having spent its most of its years in the dry climate of Arizona it is rust free. The original owner kept the car completely factory stock being serviced at a Mercedes dealer with OEM parts. The 80k miles seem to have been driving in ideal conditions by an owner that truly was a steward for his car. The original owners care is also very apparent when inside the vehicle. The dark blue seats are in almost factory condition only the driver’s seat shows any sign of use. Passenger and rear seats are in near perfect condition with no obvious signs of use or color fade. Every switch and button operates perfectly; along with the retro Motorola in-dash phone. Surrounding the pristine wood trim the Becker radio functions perfectly and still has excellent sound quality. Mechanically perfect it matches modern traffic conditions with ease. Allowing the drive to have confidence in both braking and handling; this 300SD is a perfect example how diligent ownership keeps a car in near factory condition.

Specifications Asking Price: $16900 Miles: 80700 VIN: 116 120 12 017283 Year: 1980 Make: Mercedes Benz Model: 300SD Title: Clear Warranty: Condition: Used Options: Engine: 3.0L Turbo Diesel Transmission: Automatic Body: Sedan Doors: 4 Stock Number: 150405 Lot Number: Exterior: Metallic Blue Interior: Blue Leather