Offered only from 1970-72, these cars started with the iconic Mercedes body style and presented the American market with a car with classic European lines and build quality, motivated by a properly sized fuel
The only problem with shopping these cars on the internet is reconciling the wild swings in price that are frequently encountered. These cars seem to be more price sensitive than most when it comes to exterior/interior color combinations and pop-up with asking prices between $4,500 - $15,000 in cars that appear remarkably similar.
This car presents very well with a very solid, if not subdued, tan exterior complimented by a dark tan interior. While the seller does not offer up much in the way of descriptions, the pictures speak volumes about the car's overall condition; which appears to be excellent.
While some will miss the authenticity/originality of the Becker radio, anyone putting the car into daily service will appreciate the updated stereo, the well preserved dash, A/C and floor shifted automatic. The shoulder straps are separate of the lap belts and generally useless for tall drivers.
We certainly enjoy the sound of a good exhaust at high rev and rowing through the gears, but for the daily commute its nice just to flip on the A/C flicking the floor mounting shift into drive, enjoying the rudder-like response to steering inputs, and DARING anyone to get in your way while you purposefully attack your daily commute! Before, you head off to consider the next blue/white prop adorned teutonic twisty tamer, consider putting your wife in this as a daily driver, freeing up necessary piles of cash to afford the canyon carver that you want for the weekends.
Before you go, take a look at the trunk on this car...No one needs a minivan with trunks like this one!
Next time you drive your wife's car...you'll be thinking about this one. The next time your father-in-law utters an unflattering word...you will understand what Aldo Moro and Jimmy Hoffa understood about trunk space!
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