Once the key is turned, the engine cranks on its own until it catches and starts. Ventilated front, solid rear brake discs. The 160-mph speedometer features a digital odometer that is reported to show 118k miles. Motorbuch Verlag, Stuttgart 2001, , p. Gray leather heated seats are power-adjustable with memory on both sides. The new R129 design received a state-of-the-art adjustable sport-luxury suspension and an all-new chassis.
It had two-tone interior, leather on steering wheel and seats, and special wheels. In autumn 1993 Mercedes-Benz rearranged names and models. Steering wheel turns lock-to-lock 3. A battery trickle charger is also wired for the off-season, to save memory presets. I am the 3d owner. Note the tail lights are different Starting in 1993 for the 1994 model year, R129 were re-designated. Media pressure eventually forced her to return the car to Mercedes-Benz in 1992, with whom it now resides in the.
It was a bored out version of and with a longer stroke. The car is finished in dark metallic gray with lighter lower cladding and gold badges. Originally from Arizona, up to 51,720 miles. The car is powered by a 6. When I bought the car from a European auto dealer the mileage was 47,615 and is now 47,955.
I drove the car only 340 miles. The R129 was produced as a two-door, two-seat with an automated electro-hydraulic , collapsible , with a shell-like, color-matched,. Summer hobby car that I now only put 200 or so miles per year. Starting in 1995 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the legendary Mercedes victory at the Mille Miglia, the company offered a Mille Miglia special edition with racing-inspired touches. My loss can be your gain. The seller reports that the wiring harnesses were replaced over the last eight years, and the throttle actuators, brake booster, and mass airflow sensor were changed in 2016.
This car is a convertible with the removable red hardtop, two people, one on each side. The R107's somewhat dated rear suspension with semi-trailing arms gave way to a modern multi-link axle. The cars have always been popular standard bearers, and have combined sporty touring qualities with comfort and quality. The V-8 and V-12 models obviously offer more power and performance, but driving enthusiasts may prefer the manual transmissions of the six-cylinder models. Need to sell as I am not driving and need room.
Rear suspension Independent 5-arm multilink with separate single-tube gas-pressurised shock absorbers and coil springs, geometry for anti-lift, anti-squat and alignment control, stabiliser bar. Separate shock absorbers and coil springs. Front suspension Independent damper strut with anti-dive geometry and stabiliser bar. Changes of the coolant and oil were reportedly carried out in February 2018. On average the car has been driven less then 2,000 miles per year.
To assist and facilitate removal of the glass hardtop by 1 person, an electric overhead hoist + harness is included that you can mount in the garage. According to the brochure of this special edition, only 600 pieces were built. All R129s came standard with an aluminum that was fitted by folding the canvas roof down and manually attaching the hardtop. Separate shock absorbers and coil springs. Brakes 2-circuit hydraulic power-assisted 4-wheel disc. There was a choice of 5-speed manual or 4—5 speed automatic for the six-cylinder cars; the V8 and V12 could only be ordered with a 4-speed automatic gearbox.
The body-matched hardtop features a heated rear window and aftermarket tinting. Additional amenities include cruise control, remote central locking, and automatic climate control. Steering Recirculating ball with speed-sensitive power assist and hydraulic damper. The Carfax report shows two owners with history in Kansas, Arizona, and North Carolina through June 2018. The Carfax report shows no accidents, though the seller notes that the rear bumper was replaced after the car was backed into a post.