1975 Mercedes-Benz 300 Series 300D
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1975 Mercedes-Benz 300 Series 300D for sale
Presented in mostly overall original and well cared for correct condition
3 owner car and resided with the same family for 23 years!
Always garaged. well maintained and all service recorded in great detail
W115 U. S. specification 300D
Bosch 3. 0L SOHC 5-cylinder diesel engine
4-Speed Automatic Transmission
Power steering and brakes
Factory air conditioning
Aftermarket cruise control
MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to present this amazing original condition 1975 Mercedes-Benz 300D. This Colorado Beige Benz defies its age and it shows because it was always garaged and lovingly cared for by the same family for 23 years! Mr. Mulch purchased this 300D from the original owner on May 3. 1982 with a current odometer reading of 69. 12 miles and during his ownership put another 93. 62 miles traveling around the country with his wife until his passing in 2005. During the 23 years of ownership Mr. Mulch kept a auto record diary that he recorded every detail of the care and use of this 300D. he averaged around 26 mpg during his entire ownership and recorded every single time he drove the Mercedes and where to! He also listed in great detail every time he changed the oil and valve adjustments religiously along with all other routine service work and repairs. The third owner was an elderly women who purchased the 300D from the Mulch estate in 2006 and sparingly drove the 300D on the occasion Sunday and only put just a little over 2k miles on the car during her 10 years of ownership and always stored in a garage. This 300D is a prime example of a classic benefiting from well cared for long term ownership and is a genuine time capsule from the 1970's.
In 1975. Mercedes-Benz big diesel news came in however. when Mercedes grafted another cylinder to the new diesel four to create a 3. 0-liter straight five diesel making 77 horsepower. at the time. the most power available in a diesel passenger car.
Finished in its correct shade of Colorado Beige (code 470). the paint job is beautiful and presents itself extremely well with a nice shine. Front bumper has a good fit. with rubber over riders. the rear bumper (with the same over riders) has a excellent fit and finish that shows well with only minor imperfections. All trim pieces are present and have a brilliant finish with little hazing and or dent that we could see. The weather stripping is still very pliable with no shrinkage or drying and the front and rear windshield seals are in great shape. The U. S. spec headlights. bumper mounted driving lights and taillights are in very condition with no hazing or cracks.
Inside. the rich Saddle tan (code 104) MB-Tex vinyl seats all look great with no major signs of wear visible. Excellent matching carpet throughout the interior. Overall the genuine wood trim looks great. The door panels and dashboard are matched perfectly with the exterior of the car and look fantastic. The headliner mirrors the rest of the cabin and completes the theme. The original steering wheel in great condition. air conditioning. heater. power windows. power locks. period correct Yamaha AM/FM cassette player and even an early version of aftermarket cruise control. As known with these W114/W115 Mercedes models blower motors can be very pricey to repair and this 300D 's blower motor has been tested and operates as originally designed.
This nicely presented Mercedes is equipped with the Bosch injected 3. 0L inline 5-cylinder diesel engine. 4-speed automatic transmission and independent suspension. The drivers assist features include power steering. power brakes and cruise control. 14-inch OEM steel wheels with matching Colorado Beige full Mercedes hub caps on white walled Michelins.
Rarely will you get the opportunity to own an always garaged. un-restored original Mercedes. Ideal for cross- town or cross-country. this 300D is the way it's suppose to be understated elegance. GET OUT AND DRIVE! Also included is the original owners manual and auto diary!
Current mileage on the odometer shows 65. 09 miles but the odometer has had one rollover so the mileage is 165. 09 and is actual mileage according to the diligent notes of the owners log book. It is sold as is on a clean & clear title. Vehicle Photos: Vehicle 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. About Motoexotica: History
MotoExotica. com is a licensed bonded dealer through the state of Missouri. We have been in business since 1988 selling high end. special interest. pre-owned and exotic vehicles.
With the advent of the Internet and EBay Motors. we have found an avenue that allows us to sell cars we normally purchased for ourselves. We have owned just about every exotic and luxury car known to man; such as ISO Grifo to Jaguar XKE. Lamborghini Countach and Rolls Royce.
In the past. these cars were sold primarily through Hemmings Motor News and through word of mouth. We would normally keep a car and enjoy it personally for 6 – 18 months. However. with listing cars on EBay Motors. our turnover has tremendously increased. Now. the average time we hold a car is 4 – 6 weeks!
With the increase in turnover has come the increased need of fine automobiles. We are constantly looking for exceptional cars and travel the country coast to coast in search of the rare and unusual. We find our cars through individuals like yourselves as well as classic car and dealers auctions. We do not purchase vehicles that we would not be proud to own ourselves.
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.
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.Terms and Conditions: Payment Options We accept the following payment methods:
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Vehicle Pickup & Shipping General Terms
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. Fees and Taxes
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. ☎ Call or text "21992" to 636-323-4353 for more information
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