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1989 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

420 SEL





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4.2 litre Mercedes V8
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This is an amazing and simply gorgeous condition Mercedes 420 SEL. Finished in desirable black with the rich honey tan leather interior (Palamino), the car presents in very nice and certainly well above average condition. This was a Californian car for most of its life so it is without a spec of rust anywhere, including the underside. She travelled minimal miles after being relocated from CA to PA in 2015. The car has had 3 owners (first 2 in California) who added most of the mileage thru highway driving. Everything works as it should and as pictures show, is in beautiful presentation. Recently serviced and all in working order. Don’t let the miles put you off as these cars do 300,000 miles effortlessly when well maintained. .Mechanically the car is in good shape with no known issues. Just a quick look under the hood is testament to how well this Mercedes has been maintained. The Autocheck report is clean with no accidents or negative issues and scores off the chart with 47 compared to the range; 25-45 for the same model. Body and paint is excellent. Very shiny and consistent with only minor chips here and there (more notable are stone chips from highway driving under the lead-lamps) but nothing glaringly so. It appears most of the car is original factory paint. The interior is in gorgeous condition with the interior only showing modest use. Because this is an 89 model year, it has the later style "soft leather" feature that Mercedes adopted for the end of the model, so only seen on 89, 90 & 91 W126s. Much more modern presenting than the 81-88 126s. The interior is in great shape with no unsightly wear on the seats, carpets or headliner. There are some leather creases on the driver seat but nonetheless the leather is like a 5-10 year old example. This could be easily dyed but I did not do so as the leather has never been dyed before. The dash has only 1 tiny 1/4" crack near the driver speaker but with all else like new, and the wood has minimal fading, no lifting or peeling and only the typical hairline cracking in the lacquer around the gear-shifter. Have a close look at the buttons and switch gear; they are in amazing condition. The rear parcel shelf shows no sign of fade and all the medical accoutrements are in place. She is also a non-smoker car so clean and sweet. The car presents with all its original features; electric seats, windows, door locks, antenna, original Becker radio, A/C, heater, interior and exterior lights. The sunroof is currently not working and I intend to attend to that if a fair sales price is reached. The car was fitted with Euro spec headlights by me because I deem the US spec ones as simply ugly as sin. A vast improvement! Tyres are reasonably new, fitted on chrome factory MB wheels. A set of Mercedes mud-flaps finish off the car nicely. These can easily be removed if they are "not you". Not much more can be said but to invite you to take a close look at the many, many photos of this great Mercedes 420SEL. Truly an excellent condition, I am sure you will agree. Surely amongst one of the better examples available for sale today. A fantastic low-cost luxury driver.

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