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Mercedes-Benz 280E 1974
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"Jesmond and Gloria have done a fantastic job for us in finding a new home for our classic Jaguar (which originally came into our family from Waimak Classics ten years ago). We enjoyed the open and friendly personalised approach and the professional and responsive service. Its clear the Waimak classics team are genuine in their care for customers and their cars, and we would thoroughly recommend them."Garry & Emma Bell, Invercargill, New Zealand
“E can stand for many things in Mercedes-Benz terminology.
Executive being the name of this particular model. Exclusive perhaps even Excellent...with these cars, Mercedes-Benz created a new generation of automobile – one for the discerning buyer who was after quality and reliability.
A status symbol, engineered like no other car in the world, always ahead of time and competition, Mercedes-Benz pioneered and shaped the future where it comes to luxury saloons.
No automobile maker save Mercedes-Benz can claim that cars built over 30 years ago still feel and drive almost like they did when they were new.
The W114/W115 models were the first post-war Mercedes-Benz production car to use a newly engineered chassis, not derived from preceding models. They were designed to be a mid-sized saloon model for Mercedes, positioned below the S-Class.
ABOUT THIS CAR
This is a one owner, local car and we know its history very well, from new.
Genuine Low Mileage car.
Bought new by a mature and responsible gentleman, who now sadly passed away, the car's condition is intact – one could say almost like new throughout, whether that being interior, exterior, paint, engine etc.
Tires and battery brand new.
Factory Operating Manual available.
This is a car not to be missed if you're looking for an ageless classic. Its elegance and condition won't disappoint and even today, it would suit the most discerning of buyers.
Price reflects condition of vehicle. You pay for the best. Its that simple.
The Mercedes-Benz W115 is known to be a very durable car. In 2004 a Greek taxi driver donated his 1976 Mercedes-Benz 240D to the Mercedes-Benz Museum Collection with 4.6 million kilometers on the odometer, which is recognised as the Mercedes-Benz with the highest recorded mileage known to date.
Will be sold WOF'd and Registered.
TRANSPORT / SHIPPING CAN BE ORGANISED ON THIS VEHICLE ON BUYER'S BEHALF AT BUYERS COST.
Viewing is STRICTLY BY PRIOR APPOINTMENT only.
At Waimak Classic Cars, our principal interest is to ensure the preservation of classic and vintage vehicles.
Please remember that our vehicles are many years old, often with further previous owners. Many have been bought by us recently. We cannot know exactly what repairs or maintenance has been done although we do our best to obtain log books and copies of invoices of work done, when, and by whom.
Our descriptions are based on our own observations and knowledge and we look for the best examples we can find.
Indicated mileages are based on the records showing with NZTA and / or the vehicle's odometer reading. Because of the age of the vehicle, this can never be guaranteed.
Our inspections are generally non-invasive. Our description is based on a visual inspection and on information supplied to us by third parties.
Any sale is on the condition that the purchaser relies on his/her own judgment and does not rely on our skill or judgment or on any representation made by us. This applies even if the Buyer has not inspected the vehicle before purchase.
We strongly recommend that you have the vehicle inspected by an independent assessor qualified to comment on the particular vehicle's condition. If you are unable to organise this, then this can be organised on your behalf, at your cost.
We are proud of our reputation. However, no older vehicle can be expected to be as reliable as a new one and so all our vehicles are sold on an as is where is basis. Mechanical breakdowns, electronic failures at inconvenient times and maintenance costs are part and parcel of the ownership of classic and vintage vehicles. Reliability is a combination of the particular vehicle, how it has been driven and maintained, and luck.
For more information about this vehicle, please contact us Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 6:00pm (New Zealand Standard Time) on +64 (0) 3 3106485 / +64 (0) 274 990020. Alternatively, you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org anytime.
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NOTIFICATION AS TO NATURE OF GOODS IN TERMS OF THE CONSUMER GUARANTEES ACT 1993
Waimak Classic Cars accepts that the vehicle being sold must be of “acceptable quality” in terms of section 7 of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (the Act) having regard to “the nature of the goods”.
Waimak Classic Cars is not aware of any specific defects with the vehicle, however (a) such a vehicle being a classic vehicle may have mechanical breakdowns, electrical failures at inconvenient times and maintenance costs being part of and parcel of ownership of a classic car; (b) reliability is a combination of the particular nature of the classic vehicle, how it is being driven, how it has been maintained, and to a certain extent luck.
The Purchaser acknowledges that the vehicle is being sold as a classic car; that in terms of the Act and the nature of the goods, the vehicle, is an old car that may have faults, unlike a modern motor vehicle.
The Purchaser is encouraged to personally fully inspect the vehicle and/or to have the vehicle inspected, fully assessed and maintained by an experienced classic car mechanic.
The Purchaser acknowledges that they have read and fully understand this notification and the nature of a car which is many years old.
For more information about this vehicle, please contact us Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 6:00pm (New Zealand Standard Time) on +64 (0) 3 310-6485 / +64 (0) 274 990-020. Alternatively, you may email us at email@example.com anytime.
PLEASE NOTE: Waimak Classic Cars is Not a car yard dealer type of operation. As a result, we do not operate through fixed opening hours and viewing is By Appointment Only.