Mercedes Benz 200 300 (W123) 240D
This 1983 Mercedes-Benz 240D is finished in blue over blue MB-Tex and is powered by a 2.4-liter diesel inline-four paired with a four-speed automatic transmission. The car spent time in Illinois and California before being acquired by the seller in Washington State in February 2019. Service is said to have since included replacing the timing chain, valve cover gasket, glow plugs, engine mounts, water pump, and more. Now showing 93k miles, this W123 is offered at no reserve with service records, workshop manuals,
The exterior is finished in blue and features red hand-painted pinstripes, along with chrome side-view mirrors and US-market lighting and bumpers.
Factory 14” steel wheels with polished and painted covers wear Michelin Radial X tires with 2004 date codes. The brake servo vacuum line was replaced under current ownership.
The interior is upholstered in blue MB-Tex and features matching carpets and a dashboard with Zebrano wood trim. Cabin amenities include a manually-operable sunroof, a Becker Europa stereo with cassette player, and power windows. Several splits are noted in the dash. The seller states that the A/C is inoperable and the rear windows do not operate smoothly.
The naturally-aspirated 2.4-liter OM616 diesel inline-four drives the rear wheels through a four-speed automatic transmission. The timing chain, water pump, thermostat, and engine mounts were reportedly replaced in the last year. New Monark glow plugs were also installed, the injectors are said to have been rebuilt, and the fuel return lines were replaced. The seller states that the transmission shifts early, and other noted issues include blow-by, a rough idle under load, and worn flex discs.