If you happen to get an earlier 380 with the single rail timing chain, make sure it’s been serviced or converted.”.

The big-daddy 560 SEL was the range topper of the S-Class range. Completely original. Bankers and doctors drove them, and their build quality was second to none. Located in Orlando, Florida, this 1955 Thunderbird is now offered with a clean Florida title in the seller's name.

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PelicanParts.com – Retailer for OEM, genuine, and quality aftermarket Mercedes parts. Early 380 cars are more prone to timing chain failures, as they featured single-rail chains as opposed to duplex chains on the later 380 and 420 engines and the larger M117 500 and 560 motors. These cars were highly advanced in comfort, safety, reliability and performance. For its introductory run in the U.S., the W126 had no six-cylinder variant, so the V-8-powered 380 SE short- and 380 SEL long-wheelbase models were the range’s entry point. Search from 44413 Used Mercedes-Benz cars for sale, including a 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR, a 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR, and a 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG.

The M116 V-8 engines in the 380 and the 420 have suggested timing chain service intervals at 50,000 to 70,000 miles, while the M117 V-8s in the 500 and 560 models are suggested at 100,000 miles.
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It still has the original floor mats and they too are in good condition. I have not performed the “major” maintenance such at valve-stem seals and such, but as I don’t use it as a daily-driver, the car doesn’t really need it. Like the entry-level 380 model, the 500’s bigger V-8 only mustered up 184 hp and 257 lb-ft of torque compared to the European version’s 500’s 240 hp and 299 lb-ft, taking around nine seconds to hit 60 for the U.S. car. These cars are getting old and that plastic gets brittle,” Klink says. The result was a 0-60 time similar to the 500 SEL of around 9.7 seconds but with much better fuel economy rating of 18 mpg combined. Get the best deals for w126 mercedes at eBay.com. Email alerts available. Still, with the newest W126 nearing 30 years old and the oldest cars being now 40 years old, many rubber suspension and body parts are past their expiration dates. The two-door models higher values overall. An ASR-equipped car comes with a yellow indicator lamp in the center of the speedometer with an exclamation symbol surrounded by an arrowed circular line. As a result, these 350 cars are nicknamed the “rod-bender” in W126 world. Equipment includes electric windows, heated front and rear seats, chrome 15″ wheels, and a Pioneer CD player. Your California Privacy Rights Mercedes-Benz W126 S-Class. ... ClassicCars.com has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, successfully making the Inc. … Sadly, these specific models don’t have the grandest of reputations. AutohausAZ.com – Retailer for OEM, genuine, and quality aftermarket Mercedes parts (and other brands as well). More listings are added daily. Find 36 used Mercedes-Benz 560-Class in Florida as low as $8,500 on Carsforsale.com®. The W126 cars share similar maintenance and trouble spots as the prior W116, and W126s are often found in a better state. Terms of Use, One's an Italian V12, the other a German V8. See each listing for international shipping options and costs.

Automatic Petrol 1990 144,000 KM. Newer tire technology and wheel balancing helps minimize the issue. The diesel-powered S-Class experienced a hiatus for three years as Mercedes-Benz reworked its “OM603” straight-six to meet new U.S. emissions regulations. When sorted, it will last another 100,000 miles with properly timed hydraulic fluid changes. A system fault is indicated by an illumination of ASR light at the bottom of the cluster and that center indicator. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! 2016, 2017 and 2018. Values for all models hit their rock bottom around 2009 and remained unchanged through 2018, which is when the uptick began. In 2014 it had maybe 1,500 miles less than it has now. Please Note The Following Vehicle Location is at our clients home and Not In Cadillac, Michigan. If it passes through, that’s OK, but if it sits, you’re looking at more expensive issues. They’re not as simple as the [previous] W116, but they’re still solid cars.”. The previous-generation S-Class, the W116, laid the groundwork for this recipe, but the W126 perfected it. There are, however, some exceptions: there’s always the random chance you can discover decent-condition late W126 sedan for cheap at the rice auction or from a flash estate sale. This 1932 Ford Roadsteris a Dearborn Duece steel bodyfinished inblacksemi-gloss over a black vinyl upholstered interior. This 1963 Chevrolet Impala SS is finished in black over a black interior and is powered by a 327ci V8 paired with a 4-speed manual transmission. If you have any questions, please contact me at info@w126forsale.com and I will get back to you ASAP. ClassicCars.com has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States, successfully making the Inc. 5000 list in both 2015, FCPEuro.com – Retailer for OEM, genuine, and quality aftermarket Mercedes parts. If you’re wrench-savvy under the hood however, it can be done at home for a quarter of the price in parts. Email alerts available. The result was a 0-60 time of around 11 seconds versus the European car’s 9.8 seconds and an average combined fuel economy rating of around 19 mpg.

More listings are added daily. “When everything’s adjusted nicely, they perform well. Classic Mercedes-Benz 280SE for Sale. As you can see from the gallery, its a beautiful car. Alert me by email if a price drops or a special offer is available. This S-Class was the brand's iconic '80s flagship sedan. All of the parts used in any maintenance or repairs are OEM. 139xxx miles. While I do appreciate the car’s design, build, and timeless aesthetics,  I do not use the car enough to really enjoy it beyond having it in the garage as a conversation piece. This garage kept 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEL is rust free with new tires & batt, From 1979 through 1991, the W126 was Mercedes Benz 2nd generation of S-Class automobiles. See good deals, great deals and more on a Used Mercedes-Benz Cars. All of the work done was done at a local mechanic (Wolfgang’s in Tenafly, NJ) who specialize in Mercedes-Benz cars. Sport Leicht Auto Gallery is pleased to offer this extraordinary 1988 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL! For sale is my 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SE. Rebuild kits are readily available but be ready to flip over around $1200 to $1500 for the job at a good Benz shop. The other differences come down to equipment, options, and wheel choices.

Current Mercedes-Benz master tech Dave Klink, who’s been around Benzes since the late 1970, agrees they’re special cars. Mercedes-Benz W126 560 SEL Umbau Renntaxi Rally Rennen. Acquired by the seller a year and a half ago, the car has undergone a full restoration that included a bare metal respray and new interior. Currently, it is garaged in Bergen County, NJ and I am asking $6,000.. 1991 300SE For Sale. Save Search My Favorites (0) New Search. Fuel distributors and pumps can see aged seals, which could lead to fuel leaks under the hood and underneath the tank. {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"https://ir.ebaystatic.com/cr/v/c1/thirtysevens.jpg","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}. Find 181 used Mercedes-Benz 560-Class as low as $19,750 on Carsforsale.com®. Succeeding the outgoing 450 SEL and 450 SEL 6.9 was the flagship 500 SEL. “If you pursue 380, go after the 1984 through 1985 models as they changed over to the duplex chains, solving the issue altogether. The best way to make a dramatic entrance is always in a Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Euro-spec cars feature much better headlights with a singular glass-pane lens and deeper orange-colored amber turning signals. It is truly, and perhaps unfortunately, a garage queen. The body of the S-Class is large as seen in the cities in Japan. Capable of a healthy 238 hp and 287 lb-ft of torque, it was still down from the European’s output of 275 hp and 317 lb-ft, but the North American cars sprint to 60 in a respectable 8.5 seconds.   |   That’s about it. The headliner is perfect, as is the dashboard. Are you looking to buy your dream classic car? It’s important to make sure they’re properly adjusted to get the right performance from a 380—people hardly got them adjusted right.”. Equipment includes a stainless steel Flowmaster exhaust with side exits, 22" wheels, performance suspension and an upgraded audio system.

ClassicCars.com's first-class Customer Support team with a Stevie Bronze Award in 2019, celebrating the team's skills as exemplary customer support specialists. Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The car was acquired by the selling dealer in 2020, and service in the last 500…, This 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL is finished in Smoke Silver Metallic over a red leather interior and is powered by a 5.5-liter V8 paired with a four-speed automatic transmission. Overland Trucks: Vintage 4x4s That Get Better With Age. Prior to that, my Father-In-Law had the car since 1997 until he passed away. Sport Leicht Auto Gallery is pleased to offer this beautiful 1987 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL! They often leak at the back of the block on the passenger side of the car and can eventually lead to seeping oil into the coolant, resulting a frothy mixture in the expansion tank and poor running if ignored. Classics on Autotrader has listings for new and used Mercedes-Benz 420SEL Classics for sale near you. Like previous 300 SDs, acceleration is leisurely, let’s say, taking around 14.5 seconds to hit 60.

The W126 300 SD utilizes the same legendary “OM617” turbodiesel 3.0-liter inline-five as the prior generation car, albeit with updated power figures of 119 hp and 170 lb-ft. “It was so bad when new that Mercedes-Benz almost bought back a ton of cars. The truckreceived a full restoration including a refinish of the body, as well as powder coating ofthe frame, suspension, and various underside components.