W123 Turbo Diesel Coupe: 1984 Mercedes-Benz 300CD

The W123 chassis Mercedes-Benz platform was used from 1976 through 1986 to build a staggering 2.7 million cars in 4-door, wagon, coupe, and limo configuration. I’ve driven a few diesel powered versions of these over the years and have fond memories of trying to gather speed between hills, but today’s “sporty” coupe version has the big 3 liter inline-5 and a turbocharger. The turbo version of the W123 isn’t fast, but it will cut the original 240D’s 0-60mph time in half, so it could be worse. Find this 1984 Mercedes-Benz 300CD offered for $8750 in Los Angeles, CA via craigslist.

From the seller:

1984 mercedes benz
condition: good
cylinders: 5 cylinders
drive: rwd
fuel: diesel
odometer: 195000
paint color: silver
title status: clean
transmission: automatic
type: coupe


Rare pillar less 300CD coupe with sunroof.
Drop the windows, open the roof, and smile.
’80s era. rust-free SoCal body with a few ‘fun-time’ dings.
Custom roof bars for your toys.
Clean Interior with granny Coco Matts & seat Ponchos.
Kicking Bluetooth stereo.
Classic OEM. baroque rims with big Grabber tires.
195,000 slow miles.
Solid turbo engine.
No smog required, it’s a diesel.
Clean trunk.
New suspension, steering, and stopping parts for that luxury glide.
100% grin from ear to ear ride
Clean Title
$8,750 / open to offers.

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