Bracq Friday: 1973 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL 4.5 W108

Happy Bracq Friday to everyone out there in cyberspace. If your idea of the day after Thanksgiving doesn’t involve wrestling a marked down girdle out of the hands of another shopper at Macy’s, then you should spend it marveling at the iconic car designs of master coachbuilder Paul Bracq. Find this 1973 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL 4.5 W108 offered for $12,500 in Sacramento, CA via craigslist.

From the seller:

1973 280sel
condition: good
cylinders: 6 cylinders
drive: rwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 84000
paint color: blue
size: full-size
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
Selling my 1973 Mercedes 280sel (W108 body style)

4.5 V8 Engine

84,000 original miles

1 family ownership

Nevada Title In-Hand

Original Becker Radio

Runs and drives well

Paint needs some work (dull and peeling)

Wood on dash needs work

All electric windows work (EXCEPT THE DRIVER WINDOW REGULATOR IS BAD)

Dent on front drivers fender (see pics)

VERY RARE CAR with V8 Engine

$12,500

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