1976 Mercedes-Benz 240D W115 DIESEL ***LOW MILES*** ***RARE COLOR***

For sale: 1976 Mercedes-Benz 200-Series 240D

Technical specifications

Item location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Medium Red
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Power options:
Air Conditioning, Power Locks
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1976 Mercedes-Benz 240DMedium Red / Black MB-Tex
62,427 original milesThe W115 Mercedes-Benz diesel is arguably the most durable mass production automobile ever made. This particular vehicle isexceptionallywell-preserved.

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Description: Medium Red exterior (MB paint code 516) with Black MB-Tex interior. 4-Cylinder, .4 liter, uel-injected, aturally aspirated diesel, ingle overhead cam, -speed automatic transmission, ower assisted 4-wheel disc brakes, -wheel independent suspension, /c and heat automatic climate control, entral locking, ower steering, riginal Becker Europa AM/FM stereo, lectrically heated rear windshield, uartz chronometer, -way adjustable front seats, 4” steel wheels with matching Medium Red hubcaps, ear center folding arm rest, ront center cargo tray, alogen head lamps, -speed windshield wiper with manual foot mist control, ylon loop carpet, river accessible rear dome light switch, ptional right and left side controlled parking light illumination, ull spare and tool kit,Owner's Manual, long with other Mercedes-Benz books and literature.

Exterior Condition: Medium Red paint is absolutely stunning with a deep luster and shine. The paint is mostly original with a few minor blemishes, ut nothing to be ashamed of for a 40-year-old car. The overall condition is excellent. The polished anodized aluminum trim and stainless steel bumper caps are in excellent shape. The factory 14" steel rims and lug nuts are in excellent original condition. The matching stainless steel hubcaps wererecently polished and painted. Top of the line Michelin 195/70/R14 tires have less than 3,000 miles of use. The trunk includes the original spare, ack and tool kit. The era-correct pinstripe is flawless. The door seals, runk seal, lass seals, ubber weather-stripping, tc., re all in great shape and still soft and pliable. The front windshield and seal have been replaced due to some light pitting over the years. Chrome grill is in excellent shape. The headlamp bezels, ail lights and side markers are all in very good shape. All emblems are bright and shiny. Original factory stickers and plates on door jam and engine compartment are in excellent condition.

Interior Condition: The interior of this sedan is stunning. The Black MB-Tex has all new horse hair and foam padding. There are no rips, ears or fading.The original loop carpet is simply fantastic and shows no wear at all. It is without any stains, ading or unraveling. The headliner is excellent. The door panels and map pockets are all crack and scuff-free. Theinstrumentcluster is bright and flawless, ithout any faded needles or aging.Theaccessoryswitches,knobs, uttons, urn signal lever, tc. are in excellent condition without any faded symbols, nd they are all in proper working order.

Mechanical Condition: It starts, uns, rives and handles fantastic. It has been exceptionally maintained. It's durable and fuel efficient 2.4 liter, -cylinder diesel motor is smooth and strong, nd it gets an average of 30 MPG. Cold starts are instant, hich is a validation to its low miles. The motor, hassis and engine compartment are clean and dry. There are no leaks of any kind. The transmission shifts sure, imely and proper. Independent suspension is solid and comfortable. Recently the car received a major 30K service. Other recentmaintenanceincludes but is not limited to -- all new exhaust from the manifold back,new frontand rear brake pads, alve adjustment, ew Bilstein shocks, ew fuel filters, ew belts, ew hoses, ew battery, ew gearshift bushings, ew subframe mounts, ew steering shock, ew steering coupling, nd R&R steering gearbox.All fluids were also recently changed. There are currently nopendingmaintenanceissues.

Accessories Condition:Central locking works fast and excellent. Heater/defroster work excellent, nd blow heat and air from the proper vents respectively. Factory air conditioning works like new and blows ice cold.Becker Europa AM/FM Stereoworks excellent, long with manual antenna. Instrument cluster gauges all work excellent, ncluding:clock, dometer, ripometer, heostat illumination switch, il pressure gauge, emperature gauge, uel gauge, tc. Seats adjust smooth and proper. Glove box compartment opens/closes/locks properly. One key fits front doors, runk, nd glove compartment. Headlights work excellent, long with high beams, rake lights, arking lights (side markers), everse lights, oth dome lights, urn signals, runk light, icense plate lights, love compartment light, ccessory switch illumination light, nstrument cluster lights, tc. Also have all four original keys (master, pare, alet, nd Hirschmann manual antennae key)

Please feel free to Google me, G Francis and Mercedes Motoring, o see more about my restorations and lifestyle with Mercedes-Benz. I have been the focus of several Mercedes-Benz produced documentaries which highlight my enthusiasm and experience with Mercedes-Benz.

This car can be seen in Glendale, alifornia. Please contact me to set up a viewing if you're seriously interested. The reserve has been set fairly close to the Buy It Now price. Thank you for reading.

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