MERCEDES-BENZ 250/280E/250T/280TE

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.

Technical Specifications
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
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