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1977 Mercedes-Benz Euro 450SEL 6.9

Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: 400-Series
Trim: 6.9L
Year: 1977
Mileage: 69482
VIN: 116036112002165
Cylinders: 8
Vehicle Title: Clean
Item location: Columbus, Ohio, United States

1977 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series 6.9L Additional Info:

This 1977 Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9 is a European example that was sold new in France and later imported to the US, where it remained in South Carolina (no rust) until the selling dealer’s acquisition earlier this year. Power is provided by a 6.9-liter SOHC V8 paired with a 3-speed automatic transmission and a limited-slip differential. Finished in Anthracite Grey Metallic over Parchment interior, this W116 is now offered with a clean Ohio title.
The exterior was repainted in 2018 in its factory shade of Anthracite Grey Metallic (172), and closeups of the finish and trim are provided in the photo gallery below. A new heated rear window was also installed in the last year.
Recent service includes...Engine oil and filter, transmission service, new battery, new spark plugs, new brake flex hoses, new steering coupling, new lower control arm ball joints, new engine mounts, and FIVE brand new tires.

And previous owner had hydraulic work done 2-3 years ago.

The data plate on the radiator support above shows the factory paint color and option codes as follows:

  • 172– Anthracite Grey Metallic
  • 592– Insulating glass all around/heated rear window
  • 629– Version for France
  • 638– Elimination of warning triangle
  • 812– Rear-mount loudspeaker
  • 877– Reading lamp in the rear
  • 261– Elimination of model designation
  • 510– Becker radio cassette
  • 531– Automatic antenna

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