- This R107 generation is the second longest, single generation production run in all of Mercedes history, sitting only behind the equally famous G-Wagon
- The hard and soft tops were each an ingenious design. No trunk space is used when the soft top is folded away, and the car came with an aluminum rack to hold the hardtop on its side while stored away.
- Seats are made from MB-tex, the Stuttgart equivalent of Kevlar, which deflects wear, stains, and tears. Leather was optional, but rarely ordered
- Wind-deflecting moldings on the A-pillars served to channel off mud-laden water in the rain and also kept the side windows clean, even in inclement weather
- 1977 was the year the catalytic converters moved downstream. Previous years had the cat under the hood, which caused vapor lock and hard restarts over time. No major changes existed between the 1977-1979 models.
- 1980 saw a reduction in final drive to 2.65:1 (vs the current 3.07:1). This severely reduced straightline performance, as a 0-60mph sprint required 11.3 seconds for the 1980 model
- 2nd owner
- Transmission rebuilt 500 miles ago
- Both hard and soft tops
- Original tool kit and first aid kit included
- Garage kept
- Location: O Fallon, Illinois – View Seller’s Ad
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*SAE rated from factory. May not reflect current output
*Performance numbers pulled from reputable automotive road tests
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