Exceptional example throughout of the Mercedes Benz flagship of the period!
1979 Mercedes Benz 450SEL 6.9 sedan, 040 Black with black, North American example and built in December 1979, long wheel base W116 chassis, legendary M100 6.9 litre V8 engine putting out 250hp, three speed automatic transmission, hydropneumatic self-leveling suspension, 15 inch “bundt” alloy wheels, climate control, factory steel sliding sunroof, power windows, Becker Mexcio radio, climate control, burled walnut dash and console trim.
In his family for decades and cared for by Mercedes Benz sage, Andrew Bach of Pound Ridge, New York, with his tasteful bespoke appointments of: European headlights, European style velour seat inserts, power driver’s seat bottom, optional leather/velour steering wheel – original steering wheel shown, center console dual cup-holder, aluminum door sills, walnut shift handle, recent suspension overhaul, fresh servicing and sorting to all systems by marque specialist, Ed Owen’s European Auto Solutions, impeccably wearing its’ original colors and costing some $40,000 when new, this ultra-ultra low original mileage 6.9 simply an exceptional example throughout of the Mercedes Benz flagship of the period.
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