This is a rare facelift model E500 W124 endowed with a 5.0 litre V8 48 Valve engine producing 322 bhp & 480 N·m (354 lb·ft) of torque. A car developed & built jointly between Mercedes Benz & Porsche to beat BMW's hand-
Colour is Grey Metallic (199), which some say is one of the best colours for W125 500 models. Original 16" wheels have been replaced with 17" Evo II wheels (Fitted with brand new tyres) by ourselves. These are the most desirable original Mercedes wheels for this model. They have original Silver finish with lacquered diamond cut finish.
Specification includes: 32 valve quad camshaft, 322 bhp 5 litre V8, with switchable 4 speed automatic. Original options include Steel electric sunroof, Dual SRS front airbags, leather steering wheel, ABS, ASR (Automatic Slip Control), power steering, cruise control, etc. Drivetrain includes powerful no-
Interior comforts: This car shows on a VIN check to have been specified with a long list of options when new. Both front seats have full electrical adjustment with 2 memory settings. These comprise original Recaro heated seats and microfilament rear window demister. Steering wheel & shift knob are leather trimmed and wood veneers are walnut throughout. As with all E500's there's a large electric sunroof, which works perfectly too. The sound system includes a fully working original Mercedes Benz optional CD changer & head unit as well as uprated original speakers (Woofers are located in door pocket sections on front doors). The original first aid kit is still factory sealed, Spec also includes factory tinted electric windows & electrically operated rear screen blind. Recessed reading lights on each c-
Superb Condition: This particular example was supplied from new by Yanase, MB official importer to Japan. It's never seen salt and always been driven on Japan's beautifully kept roads & has been owned by a mature driver (non-
The bodywork not having been exposed to UV all of it's life & garaged when not in use is flawless too. When the new owner first sees this car, we know he's not going to be able to believe the amazing condition it's in.
Test Drive: We've driven these before & know them well, this car is perfect in how it drives. Suspension soaks up bumps silently and with a feeling that inspires confidence through solidity and composure. Despite the comfort this car offers, it still handles very well and accelerated indecently rapidly whenever the throttle is depressed, thanks to the large amount of torque this car's engine offers. The transmission is smooth on both slow & high-
When new over 15 years ago -
When it arrives to the Uk it will receive our usual high level of preperation(please see our E500 page) inc a thorough health check & major service.Please contact us for further details on how to reserve or to arrange viewing after arrival to the UK.