Lot 274 - 1990 Mercedes-Benz 420 SEC

Lot 274 - 1990 Mercedes-Benz 420 SEC

Lot 274 - 1990 Mercedes-Benz 420 SEC

Lot Number 274
Registration G378 VUE
Chassis Number WDB1260462A541797
Engine Number 11696522023557
Odometer reading 205,586 miles
Estimate No Reserve
Result Sold - £7,018

The W126 was a series of flagship vehicles for Mercedes-Benz. Debuted in September 1979 as the successor to the earlier W116 range, the W126 was the second generation to officially bear the S-Class name referring to Sonderklasse or ‘special class’. The W126 was initially offered as straight-6, V8 and turbo diesel engine saloon cars. In September 1981, a two-door Coupé version of the W126 was introduced. Compared to its predecessor, the W126 was more aerodynamic, fuel efficient, capacious and powerful. The W126 S-Class sported a new Mercedes-Benz design style which was subsequently used on other vehicles in the company's line-up. The W126 line also introduced many Mercedes-Benz safety innovations, including the first airbag supplemental restraint systems, seatbelt pre-tensioners and traction control system.

Registered on 16th May 1990 this example is presented in metallic blue coachwork over a contrasting interior. The paintwork is well and shows little sign of age, and the interior is very good with very few blemishes to show. This Mercedes-Benz 420 SEC is supplied with a history file containing previous MoT test certificates and the UK V5 registration document. Offered without reserve this is an opportunity not to be missed.

Interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the description and condition of each lot prior to the sale. Accordingly, buyers are on notice that each vehicle is offered ‘as is/as seen’ subject to the Terms and Conditions for the auction. Buyers are advised to inspect the vehicle in person or use a professional to carry out this service. Historics will not entertain disputes over descriptions.

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