Mercedes Benz 280s

1970 - W 108 - SA Spec with air conditioning - R 285 000

Mercedes Benz 280s

1970 - W 108 - SA Spec with air conditioning - R 285 000

ENGINE 2.8L INLINE 6 cylinder - Overhead cam FUEL TYPE PETROL
TRANSMISSION 4-SPEED AUTOMATIC EXTERIOR COLOUR ARABIAN GREY
LAYOUT FRONT ENGINE - REAR WHEEL DRIVE INTERIOR COLOUR TAN LEATHER
POWER 140 BHP NUMBER OF DOORS 4

What makes the Mercedes-Benz 280S special?

Introduced at the Frankfurt Motor show in 1965, the W108 series set a new standard for mass produced luxury saloons

Designed by Paul Bracq, also known for designing the Mercedes Benz W113 Pagoda, who took inspiration from the W111 luxury convertibles and coupes which are often mistaken as part of the W108 series.

In 1967 to 1972 the second series of W108’s were introduced with in line 6 cylinder overhead cam engines now upgraded to 2.8 litres (M130) with the 280s fueled by two twin barrel downdraft Zenith carburetors

The W108 series was an amazing success or Mercedes Benz known for its reliability and durability

This Example

This example was built in East London by Car Distributors and is finished in the beautiful Arabian Grey colour with the local style tan leather interior. It has a desirable period correct air-conditioning system as well as Becker Grand Prix radio. Recent maintenance includes the fitment of 4 x new Sachs shock absorbers, rebuilt carburetors, new rear subframe mountings and refurbished air conditioning system with a new compressor fitted

This Mercedes Benz exudes timeless style and is a user friendly classic that can by enjoyed regularly

It is available for viewing at the Crossley & Webb showroom in Gardens Cape Town

Contact Gareth or Jeremy for more details: Tel: (021) 462 3558 - e-mail: info@crossley-webb.com