Mercedes W123 240TD Estate – 1983 – SOLD

This is a good sound example of the famous Mercedes W123 in the rare 7 seater estate format.

The bodywork is in particularly good order with just a rust spot on the rear tailgate that has not broken through the shiny red paintwork.

The car drives really well and is very good on diesel. The 5 speed manual gearbox is smooth and the car is very reliable. I recently picked the car up in Ashford Kent and drove her home to North Hampshire…the car didn’t miss a beat!

The signal red paintwork is in very good order and suits the chrome work really well. The W123 is fitted with a fully working sliding sunroof and has the black pinstripe interior which is in very good order.

We brought this car for a customer who wanted to replace his existing W123 estate. We searched high and low to find a suitable diesel powered model with a 5 speed manual gearbox…plus it had to be a very rare 7 seater model. However he decided to go for a W124 model from the 1990’s instead…hence the sale of this rare car.

We arranged to have the car MOT’ed and was surprised to see it sail through without any advisories. The car does however have one or two issues that we shall mention below:

Good points:

  • Very solid car with great bodywork
  • Very sound underneath without the usual corrosion in structural areas
  • Strong engine and gearbox – runs and drives very well
  • Super rare 7 seater model with extra rear seat belts
  • No signs of the usual water ingress that W123’s suffer from
  • 12 months MOT without advisories
  • History file with old MOT’s

Not so good points:

  • The drivers front seat is suffering with the common ‘sinking’ – ideally the lower cushion would be replaced (there is a seat pad supplied)
  • The heated rear screen is currently not functioning (this is being investigated)
  • The rear wiper is currently not functioning (this is being investigated)
  • The 3 speed blower/fan is only currently working as 1 speed

Please get in touch to arrange a viewing in our indoor showroom in Overton, North Hampshire (RG25). We are located 10 minutes from either the M3 at Basingstoke or A34 Whitchurch.

We can offer a part exchange service, please tell us what you have in mind as a trade in. Finally we offer a very competitive nationwide delivery service.


Walk around video link below: