1979 Other Makes
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|Engine:||6.9L M100 V-8 engine (250 hp) with "dry sump"|
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Please see my "ME" Page for classic cars. sport & exotic cars. muscle cars. antique & vintage cars. rat & hot rods. motorcycles and more all listed on eBay.1979 Mercedes Benz 450SEL 6. 9 Description
1979 Mercedes Benz 450SEL 6. 9Flagship Mercedes Sedan for 1979 One of 576 examples imported to North America in 1979 6. 9L M100 V-8 engine (250 hp) with “dry sump” lubrication W3B 050 three-speed automatic transmission ZF limited-slip differential Original brown exterior Original tan leather seats with tan interior Among the first cars to feature anti-lock brakes Power steering. four-wheel power disc brakes with ABS Metal sunroof. Hella driving lights Self-leveling hydropneumatic. four-wheel independent suspension 14-inch Mercedes-Benz wheels on Michelin tires Becker AM/FM stereo with cassette
MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to present this powerful and almost overlooked 1979 450SEL 6. 9. The 6. 9 was the first Mercedes-Benz to be fitted with the “hydropneumatic” self-leveling system. The 6. 9 also has the distinction of being among the first vehicles ever produced with optional electronically controlled anti-lock brakes (ABS). first introduced by Mercedes-Benz and Bosch in 1978. This 6. 9 was one of 576 cars imported to the U. S. for 1979.
Under the hood of this Benz and behind the Hella driving lights lies a 6. 9L V-8 engine. rated at 250 horsepower and 360 lbs-ft of torque. The engine was a cast iron V-8 with single overhead camshafts operating sodium-filled valves against hardened valve seats on each aluminum alloy cylinder head. Bosch K-Jetronic electromechanical fuel injection was standard at a time when fuel-injected cars were uncommon. As in all Mercedes-Benz automobile engines. the crankshaft. connecting rods and pistons were forged instead of cast. In the interest of both engine longevity as well as creating some extra space under the hood. a “dry sump” engine lubrication system was used. The system circulated 12 quarts of oil between the storage tank and the engine. as opposed to the usual four or five quarts found in V-8s with a standard oil pan and oil pump.
As a result. the engine itself had no dipstick for checking the oil level. Instead. the dipstick was attached to the inside of the tank's filler cap (accessible from the engine bay) and the oil level was checked with the engine running and at operating temperature. This system also had the benefit of extending the oil change interval to 12. 00 miles. This. along with hydraulic valve lifters. which required no adjusting. and special cylinder head gaskets which eliminated the need for periodic re-torquing of the head bolts. made the 6. 9 nearly maintenance-free for its first 50. 00 miles. The 6. 9 required little basic service other than coolant. minor tune-ups. oil changes and replacement of the air. fuel. oil and power steering filters.
This car features a model W3B 050 three-speed automatic transmission unique to the 6. 9 and a standard ZF limited-slip differential both for enhanced roadholding performance on dry pavement and enhanced traction in inclement weather. Car also has four-wheel disc brakes and four-wheel independent suspension standard and it has Bosch fog lights.
The brown paint on this car shows well with only minor blemishes visible upon close inspection but overall. it is in good shape. as are the trim pieces. bumpers. glass and lights. The car has stock Mercedes-Benz wheels within 205/70R14 tires. The doors close with bank vault-like solidity and the car looks as imposing in someone else's rearview mirror as it did when it was new.
Inside. the tan leather seats with tan interior are in great shape. It features a Becker AM/FM stereo with cassette deck. The door panels and dashboard. which shows some blemishes. are matched perfectly to the rest of the interior. look fantastic and car comes with optional metal sunroof. All of the gauges work as designed.
The Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6. 9 is the high-performance. top-of-the-line version of the W116 model S-Class luxury sedan. Generally referred to in the company's literature as the “6. 9. to separate it from the regular 450SEL. it featured the largest engine of any non-American production car post-WWII.
Examples of this car's competition in 1977 included the Aston Martin Lagonda. the BMW 3. 0 Si and the Jaguar XJ6 Vanden Plas.
This example of a Mercedes 6. 9 will delight even the most discerning collector or enthusiast…GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!!!
Current mileage on the odometer shows 63. 23 miles. The car is being sold as is. where is. on a clean and clear mileage exempt title.
VIN: 116036-12-006913Specifications Asking Price: $16. 00 Miles: 63. 23 VIN: 11603612006913 Year: 1979 Make: Mercedes Benz Model: 450SEL 6. 9 Title: Clear Warranty: No Condition: Used Options: Engine: V8 Transmission: Automatic Body: Sedan Doors: 4 Doors Stock Number: 160446 Lot Number: Exterior: Brown Interior: Tan Video Terms & Condtions
ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH CAR BEING SOLD WHERE/IS. AS/IS. ! TO BID YOU MUST BE OVER 18 and pay with a money order. cashier's check or wire transfer. Please do not bid without the intent to finalize this transaction. Sorry. NO bid retractions allowed. ask questions BEFORE you bid. Your bid is a binding contract.
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Motoexotica Classic Cars has been a part of eBay Motors since 1999 and has maintained a great reputation and 100% positive feedback. We would like to keep it that way for future customers! The Vehicle is being sold by a Licensed State of Missouri Dealer (Motoexotica Classic Cars. LLC). You will need to check with your local government for any special rules regarding these older vehicles passing any inspections. We will not be held liable for any vehicle not passing inspection.
The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent. If you or an agent upon completion of a scheduled inspection at our St. Louis location finds the car not to your liking. we will refund your deposit with no questions asked. Feedback MUST be left before the vehicle is released to the buyer/agent/shipper. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have seven (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations.
All disputes arising out of or resulting from this sale shall be finally determined by binding arbitration in St. Louis. Missouri in accordance with the commercial rules of arbitration of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration shall be carried out by one or more arbitrators in accordance with said rules. Any award shall be enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction in the same manner as judgments. This agreement to arbitrate shall survive the sale of the automobile described herein. Buyer and Seller hereby agree that Missouri law shall control for all purposes under this Bill of Sale. Buyer and Seller hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Missouri to specifically enforce the agreement to arbitrate and to enter judgment of and enforce the award of the arbitrator. All above terms and conditions are applied to vehicle sales. whether through EBay or otherwise.Payment Terms
Payment must be made by Cashiers Check. Money Orders or Wire Transfers payable in US Dollars. A Refundable deposit in the amount of $500. 00 must be received within Twenty-Four (24) hours of the auctions close either by Master Card. Visa. Discover or PayPal (Credit Cards or PayPal for deposit only NOT for full payment). Purchaser cannot make any claims of ownership to said vehicle without payment in full. The buyer has seven (7) days from close of auction to inspect the vehicle. If an inspection or decision takes longer than seven days and you find the vehicle not to your liking. your deposit will be forfeited and the car will be relisted. Final payment must be received within ten (10) days of the auction close. The refundable deposit only applies if you or an agent inspect said vehicle in St. Louis and find it not to your liking. Documentation Fee: There will be a $195. 00 fee added to each car sold. This includes title transfer. inventory tax. holding costs. vehicle preparation. storage and priority documentation delivery.
We will not be responsible for buyer's remorse or problems found to said vehicle once they have left our property. We are just being realistic; most of the cars we deal in are vintage and by their very nature will need TLC and some degree of attention sooner or later. These are not new cars and your expectation should not be of a perfect. new car. Once full payment has been received. Seller will email or fax a copy of clear title. Bill of Sale. Buyers Guide and additional DMV forms to the Buyer to sign and return via email or fax. The fully-executed forms must be returned to the Seller prior to the shipment of said vehicle. Original paperwork will be sent to Buyer via USPS Priority Mail within ten (10) days from date of final payment.Transportation
For a quote on shipping anywhere in the world. please feel free to email us at sales@Motoexotica. com or call 636-600-4600. We will give you an estimated cost for open and enclosed transport or overseas. We are happy to accommodate our international buyers! Over the last several decades we have exported thousands of cars to Norway. Germany. Estonia. Puerto Rico. Hawaii. Alaska. Costa Rica. Brazil. British Columbia. Canada and many other locations around the world. Overseas shipments will be placed into a steel container for safe sea passage or optional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo). We take care of all the details and paperwork. All you have to do is collect the car at your nearest port and enjoy! Please note that we are not a transport company and only offer this service as a convenience to our customers. You are more than welcome to arrange your own shipping. Transportation will commence only after final payment and signed documentation are received.Financing
We offer financing through many of the best lenders in the industry. They are currently offering very attractive rates for all collector and special interest automobiles. With loan amounts from $10. 00 to $500. 00. and flexible terms of up to 12 years. you can finance the car of your dreams. Call us at 636-600-4600 for additional details.Warranty
ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH CAR BEING SOLD WHERE IS. AS IS! The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent of any bidder. The vehicle is available for inspection prior to bidding. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations. All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. No vehicle is perfect to everyone. Each vehicle has its strengths. styles. tendencies and shortcomings. Therefore. despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle's mechanical condition. we are not able to warranty a manufacturer's workmanship or previous owner's diligence in care. It is for this reason that all vehicles are sold ”WHERE/IS. AS/IS”. We have described the above mentioned vehicle to the best of our ability. However. with all classic and exotic vehicles. the condition is subjective. Please be advised that no oral or written statements concerning any vehicle constitutes a representation or warranty of the condition of the said vehicle.
INDUSTRY UNIQUE RETURN POLICY: If for any reason you receive your vehicle and have buyer's remorse. are not happy with the vehicle or just don't want it for any reason we will purchase the car back from you. We must be notified in writing of your decision to return the vehicle within seven (7) days of your receipt of said vehicle. The vehicle may not have more than 75 additional miles on the odometer from the time it left our possession and be returned in the same condition that it left. You WILL be responsible for a restocking fee that will equal 20% of the purchase price of the vehicle. no exceptions. You will also be responsible for shipping the vehicle back to our shop at your expense.
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