W is so far the most successful and the longest in production for S-Class. The project, code-named "Project W", aimed to provide an improved ride, better handling, and improved fuel efficiency. The oil crisis of and increasingly stringent emission and safety regulations in the United States had an important influence in developing the W for reduced emission and increased fuel efficiency. The W design team, led by Mercedes-Benz's chief designer Bruno Sacco , aimed to design a more aerodynamic shape and retain the unmistakable S-Class design elements. Reducing the weight was accomplished by extensive use of high-strength low-alloy HSLA sheet and polyurethane deformable material for bumpers and side claddings.
Having travelled just 7, miles, it is finished in Blackberry Pearl Metallic over a beige leather interior. Powered by a 5. The current owner acquired the car in and has since added just over miles. Recent work included new valve cover gaskets, rear suspension accumulators, spark plugs, and more as outlined below. The car included some records, the factory manuals, a clean Carfax report, and clean Illinois title. At first glance this car appears to be a no-brainer unicorn.
Paint is in nice shape and has a good shine to it. This is an original Spectacular original condition Single-family ownership since new Sold new by Mercedes-Benz of Newport Beach, California Convertible coachwork completed by Staman when new Only 29, actual miles One of only Bought her from the original owner. No rust.
Specialists in fine historic automobiles Valuers, auctioneers and private sales. Select Auctions Mercedes-Benz set out to build the best luxury car in the world and — for the duration of the s — the W C-Class succeeded admirably in achieving this goal. The W model employed a new range of light alloy V8 engines and a more aerodynamic shape with a class leading 0. A number of innovative safety systems, including ABS and SRS airbags, were seen on a production car for the first time.