Excellent original condition, Green metallic with original patterned MB fabric interior, 2.3 liter 4-cylinder engine, Automatic column shift transmission. Euro- specification. The W123 Series surpassed the W114 model range as the most successful Mercedes-Benz ever. The coupé featuring a shorter wheelbase than the standard saloon and was introduced in spring 1976. With a 12 month waiting list at launch, Mercedes-Benz enjoyed all the accolades of the world's press who proclaimed its virtues of style, build quality and reliability. Electronic fuel injected engines were introduced in 1980 making the cars faster and more reliable with all cars fitted with power steering from 1982. The build quality at the time set new standards in its class and the W123 compounded the reputation of Mercedes-Benz for engineering advancement and design. The coupés were sleek and elegant with many high profile personalities choosing to own one. In the UK, prices were high but this did not prevent the range, in all forms, from being extremely successful.
This example was converted to a wonderful cabriolet in period by Carrosserie Bahr.