4-door 5-seater saloon/estate car.
Yet more permutations on the w123 theme, these being six-cylinder cars in same shell and with same suspension - 250 having a new four-bearing single-cam engine, 280E having 185bhp twin-cam unit. Manual or automatic transmission to choice, though most UK cars very highly loaded with options, and power everything. 280E a good 'endurance' rally car, winning London-Sydney marathon in 1977. In standard form, good for 125mph. T = Transporter, meant estates, available here from 1979.
- 2525cc/2746cc (S6 OC/DOC)
- Front engine, rear-wheel drive
- Production dates:
- 1975 to 1984
- Number produced:
- 154,350 saloon/9651 estate in the 1970s