Mercedes-Benz 280 E 1976 - AZH-CARS

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Mercedes-Benz 280 E 1976

The Mercedes-Benz W123 automobiles had been made out of 1976 via 1986.

The W123 fashions passed their predecessor, the W114 "slash-8" fashions, because the maximum a hit Mercedes, promoting over 2,five million automobiles, earlier than being changed via way of means of the W124 after 1985. Also, the additional, smaller variety of Mercedes-Benz W201 fashions become brought in 1982.


As usual, version names had been associated with engine sizes, kind of engine and chassis type

+ D for Diesel,+ E for Einspritzung (gas injection)+ T for Transport and Tourism (estate/station wagon)+ C for Coupé


The W123 become the primary Mercedes to have a factory-provided station wagon model exact as T-version, as in advance fashions had been transformed to station wagons, and long-wheelbase ambulances and hearses best via way of means of personal companies. The W123 three hundred TD turbodiesel become one of the first turbodiesel automobiles at the European marketplace. Because of the bizarre electricity band, the turbodiesel automobiles had been best to be had with automated transmission.

Long wheel base fashions of the 250 and 240D had been additionally to be had, with 7 seats, supposed mainly to be used as taxi cabs.

Other improvements that its predecessor lacked, blanketed ABS (Not to be had on Diesel fashions), a retractable steerage column, self-levelling suspension (station wagon best), a protection dashboard and airbag for driver (after 1982/09).

The 3-litre diesel engine become genuinely a five-cylinder derivate of the 2.four litre engine from the 240 D.

Available alternatives blanketed leather-based upholstery, wood linings, five-pace guide transmission (European marketplace best), four-pace automated transmission, four-pace guide transmission, rear-dealing with more seats (station wagon best), Standheizung, airconditioning, automated airconditioning, electricity windows (the front and rear), headlamp wipers (European marketplace best), Tempomat (cruise control), electricity steerage (widespread after 1982/08), seat heating, CO converter (to be had from 1984).

Power assisted braking become widespread on all W123's.

American model

The American W123's vary from the European W123's, because of U.S.-legislation. Notable differences:

+ Much large bumpers+ Sealed-beam headlights+ Location of ID-tag