The Mercedes Benz W126 was designed by Italian designer Bruno Sacco who was the head of styling at Daimler-Benz between 1975 and 1999. After six years of development, the W126 was formally introduced at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt on September 1979 and the Coupé was launched in September 1981.
Supplied new by Mercedes Benz of Mayfair, London and first registered to its new owner in London on 10th August 1989, this stunning 500 SEC is in truly exceptional condition throughout and has undoubtedly been extremely well looked after by its 3 previous owners from new!
It is finished in Mercedes Smoke Silver Metallic with a lovely Beige Leather interior and is equipped with Electric and Heated Seats, Electric front and rear Windows, Electric Sunroof, Dual Air Conditioning/Climate Control, Driver & Passenger Air Bags, Traction Control, ASR (Anti Slip Regulation), Seat Belt Pretensioners, Exterior temperature sensor, Passenger side Electric Mirror, Mercedes Stereo/Radio CD player, Wood Veneer Dashboard, 4973cc V8 Fi Engine producing 195 kW / 265 PS / 261 bhp, 4 Speed Automatic Transmission, Power assisted Steering, ABS Brakes, Self-leveling hydropneumatic Suspension, Cruise Control and 15" Flat Face Allow Wheels.
The current owner who is the CEO of an Engineering Company in Poland purchased the car from the 3rd owner in June 2014 and took the car to Poland where it has remained for the last 5 years. It has been serviced by Mercedes Benz in Warsaw on a number of occasions with the last service only carried out in February 2019.
The car has now covered a genuine 163,500 miles from new, but it still drives like a new car and it really is in exceptional condition throughout. It is HPi clear on all registers including the National Mileage Register.
We have just MOT'd the car which now runs until 6th March 2020 and it passed with flying colours with the only advisory of a small leak from the steering box which has been rectified.
Upon sale the car will come with our own 6 Month Mechanical Warranty which can be upgraded and extended at additional cost if required.
Car on display at our showrooms in Mortlake, SW London.