Classic Mercedes Benz W123 E class 230TE Estate - 1985, Automatic, petrol

Mercedes Benz W123 230TE Estate

2.3 Petrol Automatic. Gold. 10 months MOT, 5 months tax, partial history.

Summary

I have owned this vehicle for 3 years, it has had 4 previous owners. It is completely standard apart from the leather interior - the original seats were fabric. Cosmetically it is 6/10, mechanically 9/10.

Externally it suffers from some rust around the wheel arches, this has been touched up in the past. The front valance has also rusted, as shown in photograph 3. However, apart from these areas, the paintwork overall is excellent, the only obvious dent being on the N/S/F wing, as shown in the photograph. There are also couple of rust patches around the boot lid, and the N/S/R tail light has a small hole. The bonnet is immaculate, and the doors are in very good order. If replacement wings were fitted then the overall condition of the car would be very good.

Internally, the leather seats are in excellent condition, and rear seat belts are fitted. A couple of minor pieces of plastic trim are missing, and water can collect on the floor in the rear behind the drivers seat. I have not had the time to establish the source of the leak. The car is to be sold without a radio, the aerial also needs replacing. The heater is very efficient, and there is a large metal sunroof in good working
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