Lot 292 - 1997 Mercedes-Benz E220 Cabriolet
|Sold - £11,200
Mercedes-Benz introduced the 'E-Class' to the market in 1985 with the cabriolet version available from 1991. Much of the W124's engineering and many of its features were advanced automotive technology incorporating innovations that have been adopted throughout the industry. It had one of the lowest drag coefficients of any vehicle at the time, due to its aerodynamic body, which included plastic moulding for the undercarriage to streamline airflow beneath the car, reducing fuel consumption and wind noise. It had a single windscreen wiper that had an eccentric mechanism at its base, extending the wiper's reach to the top corners of the windscreen. The coupés and convertibles had optional rear headrests that would fold down remotely to improve rearward visibility when required.
Originally registered on 1st June 1997, this E220 Cabriolet has been very well maintained by the fastidious vendor and, as such, presents in very good order throughout. The paintwork shows little sign of age and the leather trim and black hood are presented well. The vendor reports that this Mercedes drives very well with no known faults and has always been stored in a clean dry garage during his tenure. The Mercedes is supplied with a V5C registration document, old MoT test certificates, a Mercedes service booklet with a continuous service record, maintenance invoices, and an MoT test certificate valid until February 2022. Showing a mere 60,704 miles on the odometer, this five owner from new, low mileage example is not to be missed and is supplied with recently reconditioned air conditioning, four heated seats, and rear parking sensors. These W124’s are exceedingly well built and are very universal, offering reliable everyday motoring if required or roof down open top cruising on a hot summers day.
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