Mercedes 230 W123


Car Specs:

YEAR: 1979
MAKE: Mercedes
MODEL: 230
KM: 95000
TRANSMISSION: 4-Speed Manual

Vehicle Overview

Exterior: The wonderful green Mercedes 230 W123 is mostly still in original paint. Some parts have been repainted over the years, but otherwise all exterior details are 100% original and in exceptional condition. All chrome, rubber glass etc is excellent. Rolling on original steel wheels with hubcaps. The previous owner was an honourable  member in the Swedish automobile club and also the Swedish Mercedes club. The badges can be seen on the grill. Underneath the car was properly rust protected early and is today totally original and has never been welded.

Interior: To open the door to this Mercedes 230 W123 will put a big smile on any classic car enthusiast. It is easy to see that the original interior always have been wearing seat covers. And the seats and the door sides are 100% clean and spotless. There dashboard is looking as nice and fresh as when it left the Mercedes factory in 1979. All switches and the instrument cluster is just perfect. There is even a working Grundig original Mercedes radio! Also the original carpet in the entire car is flawless. And the trunk area will not let you down. All the original accessories such as spare wheel and jack. The original tools in its red bag.

Engine: The engine fires right up and feels strong. The four cylinder Mercedes engines does not have many horse power on the paper, but still they always manage to have good torque. And I guess that is why the feel more powerful than they actually are. The gearbox is smooth like butter. Clutch brakes final drive are all good.

History: This beautiful Mercedes 230 W123 Sedan from 1979 was taken in to traffic here is Sweden for the first time on the 23rd of May. First user got the car on the third of April 1980 and kept it until 2004. The second owner was a 79 year old man kept the car for only one year and on the 29th of June owner number three got this Mercedes 230. And he kept it until I bought in 2021. Used only in summer time it is today in a remarkable and very collectable condition. They are only original once, and I do not think there are many cars of this type as original as this one out there. It comes with a vast documentation from Swedish MOT, original owner’s manual etc. Invoices and other documents collected in a binder. You can turn the key and drive away in this car. The only options it came with is electric heated driver’s seat, original radio and engine heater. Condition rating set from the perspective that it is an unrestored original car. Also for sale a Mercedes 200T W123 1986.

What makes the Mercedes W123 230 Sedan special?

  • Only 95.000km from new
  • Top condition
  • All original car
  • Full documentation

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