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1978 Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9

Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: 400-Series
SubModel: 6.9
Type: Sedan
Trim: 450SEL
Year: 1978
Mileage: 100,150
VIN: 11603612003526
Color: Silver
Engine: 6.9
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: FWD
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Union Grove, Wisconsin, United States

1978 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series 6.9 Additional Info:

The engine runs great and has plenty of power and the transmission shifts perfectly. The 6.9 came factory equipped with a limited slip diff, which this car has. This car is currently my daily and I'd drive it anywhere without hesitation.

The car is in fair shape cosmetically. It has small dents and the paint is old and cracking. It was cheaply repainted sometime in its life. The leather seats are worn and cracked and the rear seat is badly torn. The car is from California originally, so rust isn't that bad, but there are some spots bubbling and the rear driver side trunk area, behind the tire, is rusted.

Issues include: Hard hot starts, runs fine when started, front window regulators are slow and worn out, ac doesn't work, climate control just blows hot, sunroof opens, but is slow, one of the rear bumper shocks is collapsed, and there's a lifter tick.

The 6.9 came from the factory with a troublesome hydropneumatic suspension. This car was professionally retrofitted with a traditional suspension.