: $ 159,000.00
Impressive, original example of the last model year of an iconic car in a rare and stunning factory color combination. Documented - two California Bay Area owners since new. Delivered to Hutchinson Motors, Walnut Creek, CA in 1971 - sold to new owner in Lafayette, CA. Car was purchased by me in 1986 from the original owner. Coveted Mercedes Benz Preservation Designation documentation and grille medallion - truly an excellent example of a highly authentic survivor. Amazing paint with beautiful original patina in rare #302 horizon blue over beige MB-Tex interior. Totally rust-free. Correct original markings include: paper fuse insert, original firewall pad, all expected spot welds, headlight notches, cosmoline undercoating, perfect wood dash, tool set w/ color-correct case, Becker Europa AM/FM radio, original keys, books w/ service stamps, manuals, window stickers, date stamped rubber, original blue CA license plates and original unused spare tire! Factory Frigiking A/C. Data card and build card. Panel fit is excellent. Engine bay presents well and correct. Matching hard top w/ chrome rails, heated glass, original liner, 'spoons' and dolly for storage. 'Cocomat' floor mats added over original carpet. Replaced: MB canvas-correct navy blue soft top, exhaust, tires, heater control disks, rebuilt transmission by MB Transmissions, complete and extensive recent servicing by Morris Motors of Walnut Grove, CA. Tight and responsive - this car runs and drives perfectly. Lovingly cared for by female owner. Shown at: Serrano, Hillsborough, Marin-Sonoma, Ironstone and Alameda Concours as well as Legends of the Autobahn. Award winning Preservation Class car. Inspections welcomed. More pics if requested. This car is for the collector who is looking for a truly authentic example of this iconic car - It's only original once!
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