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: 650-343-7980

: California, United State
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1970 280SE 3.5 Coupe - ID# 111026-12-000340 - Engine # 116980-12-000288 (matches data card)
The 340th 3.5 coupe constructed.
717 Papyrus white/245 Blue leather - MFG date January 1970 – Factory power sunroof - Automatic transmission with floor shift selector.
Nicely optioned European model - No AC – Manual windows – Halogen fog lamps – Becker Grand Prix radio – Power antenna.
Handbooks – 2 New spare keys.


Delivered new by Automobil Gesellschaft mbH & CO in Worms, Germany on December 4, 1970 to Elektortechnische Spezilfabrik in Heppenheim, Germany.
Then sold to Peter Hartel circa October 14 1976 in Mannheim, Germany.
Then sold to the most recent owner, an Army Private 2nd class teaching at the American High School in Kaiserslautern, Germany on November 21, 1977.
Imported by that owner to the US.
EPA/DOT compliance taken care of by Continental Motors in Kaiserslautern in May 1977 before being exported to Kentucky.
Retained by that owner until my purchase on January 29, 2021.
A documented 3 owner 3.5 Coupe.

Original Kraftfahrzeugbrief on hand – Numerous support documents from Germany – Export documents – Bills of sale etc.
Original US registration documents -
Factory Data:
222 - First aid kit
249 - Heated back glass
345 - Halogen fog lamps
401 - Single front seats
410 - Electric sunroof
420 - Automatic transmission w/floor selector
431 - Seat belts
462 - Rear fog lamp
516 - Becker Grand Prix radio
531 - Power antenna
573 - Front head rests
594 - Tinted glass
630 - Warning triangle

100% original interior including all leather, carpets, package panel, door panels etc. Original heel pad.
The interior shows a uniform comfortable weathering - Original wood with some dryness.
Used sparingly over the last decade.
107 series steering wheel - Exceptional dash pads - Nice instrument binnacle covering - Nice original headliner with typical glue bleed through.

Original date coded trunk seal – Well above average perimeter chrome.
Original Hirschmann power antenna - Excellent grille shell chrome - Above average bumper chrome.
Nice rocker panel chrome - Exceptional original trunk floor and rear light panel.
ID plates and Data Plate and ID frame horn ID stamps in place - Original spare tire/wheel - Jack - Tool Roll.
Original fuel pump/canister/housing included - After market fuel pump currently installed –

Massive $25k+ recommissioning after coming out of storage that includes but is not limited to:
Master cylinder - All brake hoses - Timing chain/tensioner - Valve cover gaskets - All ignition items - Rebuilt fuel injectors.
New battery - Subframe mounts - Differential mounts - New tires - Fuel (aftermarket) pump and sender.
Filters – Valve cover gaskets - New fuel tank - Fuel filter – Lug bolts – OE center and rear exhaust system
Fuel lines cleaned - Valve adjustment - Coolant service - Differential service - Rebuilt fuel injection control unit.
Shock absorbers - Speedometer and Tachometer fully serviced - Clock converted to quartz movement.
Replacement oil cooler – Alignment New hazard switch – Shift linkage bushings – Rebuilt driver’s seat w/new pads.

Full gauge and switch gear functionality. A joy to drive: taught and precise.





The 340th 3.5 coupe constructed.
Roy Spencer 650-343-7980
This rare 280SE 3.5 Coupe can be inspected at our facility in Burlingame, CA - 5 minutes south of SFO.
Providing exceptional cars to the global Mercedes-Benz community for 30 years
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